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Dolph Ziggler cashes in Money in the Bank briefcase, wins world heavyweight title from Alberto Del Rio

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Dolph Ziggler finally did it! Tonight (April 8, 2013) on Monday Night Raw in New Jersey, he cashed in the Money in the Bank briefcase to win the world heavyweight championship from Alberto Del Rio.

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HE FINALLY DID IT!

Following another successful defense of his world heavyweight championship against Jack Swagger in a rematch from WrestleMania 29 last night at MetLife Stadium, Alberto Del Rio found himself selling an ankle injury and being attended to by ringside doctors on tonight's (April 8, 2013) episode of Monday Night Raw.

And then Dolph Ziggler's music hit to a thunderous ovation from the IZOD Center crowd in East Rutherford, New Jersey. He was coming down to cash in his Money in the Bank contract, handing over the briefcase to the referee, signaling that the time was now and he was here to show the world.

One short -- but spectacular -- match later and we've got a NEW world heavyweight champion.

To think, Ziggler went from a member of the Spirit Squad working in a group of five male cheerleaders getting jobbed out to D-Generation X to becoming one of the best wrestlers in the industry to now winning the world title with absolutely everyone in the building behind him.

Thoughts?

For complete results and the live blog from tonight's episode of Raw click here.