Originally written on Wrestling-Edge.com  |  Last updated 11/15/14
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Former WWE superstar Dave “Batista” Bautista was interviewed by Brian Scocia for “The Scocia Network.” Here are some of the highlights:On switching from Rashid Evans to Vince Lucero as his debut opponent: “It shook me up a little bit, yeah. I was coming in for a guy that I trained to fight for eight weeks. Now, I’m kind of in a little bit of the unknown fighting a guy that’s had 43 pro fights.On what it feels like going into his first professional MMA contest: “Butterflies, I’m a bit nervous but excited at the same time. A lot of times, you can reallt use that energy and really focus it and use it to your advantage. That’s what I’m hoping to do.”On whether or not he’s received backlash for criticizing WWE’s product: “A little bit. I really try not to be critical of WWE because I really love WWE. At the end of the day, I’m always going to be a WWE guy. But, it just really took a turn that was foreign to me. It’s something I just didn’t agree with. I just don’t understand h
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