With Edge having announced his retirement on Monday’s Raw, the World Heavyweight Championship was vacated last night on SmackDown.
Christian triumphed in a No. 1 Contender’s World Heavyweight Championship Battle Royal to face No. 1 contender Alberto Del Rio for the vacant World Title at Extreme Rules. The two will face off in a ladder match.
Below is the updated card for Extreme Rules, which takes place May 1.
WWE Championship Triple Threat Match
The Miz (c) vs. R-Truth vs. John Cena
World Heavyweight Championship Ladder Match
Christian vs. Alberto Del Rio in a ladder match.
Jerry Lawler and Jim Ross vs. Jack Swagger and Michael Cole