WrestleMania 29 Coverage: World Heavyweight Championship Match
Apr 7, 2013 - by Michael Riba
World Heavyweight Championship Match: Alberto Del Rio (c) (w/Ricardo Rodriguez) vs. Jack Swagger (w/Zeb Colter)
Swagger backs Del Rio into the ropes and Swagger goes to the outside. Del Rio dropkicks Swagger on the floor and goes out after him. Colter provides a distraction and Swagger takes advantage. Swagger drives his knee into Del Rio’s midsection and tosses him down to the mat for a two count. Del Rio fights back and surprises Swagger with a quick two count. Swagger comes back and beats Del Rio down on the mat and connects with the Swagger Bomb for a two count. Swagger tries to wrap Del Rio’s knee around the ring post, but Del Rio kicks him away. Del Rio keeps control and delivers a back-breaker to Swagger and kicks Colter on the floor. Del Rio takes Swagger down and gets a two count. Swagger comes back and takes Del Rio down and gets a two count. Swagger works over Del Rio’s knee and goes for the Patriot Lock, but Del Rio fights out. Swagger goes for the Swagger Bomb again, but Del Rio counters. Del Rio comes back and beats Swagger down and goes for the cover, but Swagger kicks out at two. Del Rio takes Swagger down with a German Suplex. Del Rio goes for the cross arm-breaker, but Swagger counters and powerbombs Del Rio for a two count. Swagger gets Del Rio in the Patriot Lock, but Del Rio rolls through and goes for the cross arm-breaker. He locks it in, but Swagger rolls through and locks in the Patriot Lock again. Del Rio makes it to the ropes, and Swagger chokes him down on the mat. Del Rio comes back and connects with an enzuiguri. Del Rio goes for the cover, but Colter puts Swagger’s foot on the rope. Rodriguez goes after Colter, but Colter kicks his crutches out from underneath him. Swagger goes after Del Rio and slams him on the floor. Both men get back into the ring and Del Rio locks in the cross arm-breaker and Swagger taps out.
Winner and still World Heavyweight Champion: Alberto Del Rio.