More On Alberto Del Rio’s Babyface Turn And Reason For Winning The World Title
- When Alberto Del Rio won the world title on Smackdown, word was that this was done because the company needs a strong Hispanic hero to replace Rey Mysterio.
While that played a part in it, some feel that the babyface turn and title victory came as a reaction to Cain Velasquez winning the UFC Heavyweight Title. The Velasquez vs. Dos Santos PPV reportedly did a big buyrate, and with Velasquez being considered a proven draw, many feel that Del Rio winning the title and turning face is no coincidence.
Credit: wrestlingobserver.com via rajah.com
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