At the SmackDown! tapings tonight in Albany, NY, Christian won a 20-man battle royal to earn the chance to face Alberto Del Rio in a ladder match at Extreme Rules for the vacated World Heavyweight Championship.

Christian eliminated Jack Swagger to win the match. After the match, Edge came out and celebrated with him. The two posed in the ring as the entire locker room came out to applaud them on the ramp.

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