Alberto Del Rio defeated The Big Show to win the World Heavyweight Title in a Last Man Standing match on SmackDown this week. The match was taped Tuesday night in Miami, Florida. Del Rio tweeted the following on Friday after the match was aired on SmackDown:
"The quest for the world Heavyweight champions started 2 years ago... Kane,Edge,Christian,shamus and Big show... I went trough everything, Time,pain,tears,sweat and blood to finally become WHC!!!!! Thanks to everybody!!!!"
Former WWE Superstar and World Champion Edge then tweeted this to his former rival (who he defeated at Wrestlemania in 2011):
"Glad ya finally got there. Told ya you would, congrats cowboy"
WWE also released a video of Del Rio's title win on their YouTube channel: