Pro Wrestling Finally Gets Over

Pro wrestling is a desired medium now. What a time to be alive. When I was a kid growing up in the south, you would think that everyone watched pro wrestling on TV. It’s a logical assumption; wrestling crowds in this part of the country are historically very committed to and passionate about the business. Being the stomping ground of Jim Crockett Promotions has a lot to do with it too of course.
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April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Pro Wrestlers Who Should Be in James Bond Movies

This is like two great tastes that go great together. Wrestling fans who are fans of Dave Batista will have a chance to see him again on a movies screen in the near future.
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December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

WWE News: The Rock Congratulates Batista On Landing James Bond Role

Following a live stream at Pinewood Studios in London, Skyfall director Sam Mendes confirmed details for the 24th James Bond named Spectre.  With the unveiling, Mendes confirmed that Daniel Craig will return as the icon film character JamesBond for a fourth time. It has been rumoured for sometime that former WWE Champion Batista had auditioned for a role in the 24th James Bond...
Via Wrestling News Depot
December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

WWE News: Batista Lands Role As Major Villain In New James Bond Film

Former multi-time WWE Champion Batista may be finishing off the year of his career. He started the year with a return to the wrestling year after a four-year hiatus that saw him win the 2014 Royal Rumble match and main event Wrestlemania XXX in a triple threat match against “The Viper” Randy Orton and Daniel Bryan. Batista left WWE in June to promote his film with Marvel, Guardians...
Via Wrestling News Depot
December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo of the Week: Batista and Carano on the set of “Bus 657″

Former Strikeforce champion Gina Carano and former WWE champion Dave Bautista (Batista) enjoy some downtime on the set of the action thriller “Bus 657″. The two combat sports (and entertainment) stars will star alongside Academy Award winner and living legend Robert DeNiro in the upcoming Fyzz Facility project. This film does not yet carry a release date. Like Batista on Facebook here.
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October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Batista’s evolution to relevancy in Hollywood

So Batista is a hit in Hollywood. Let me say that again, just in case you weren’t listening or thought you may have misheard me; Batista is a hit in Hollywood. Blowing your mind? Yeah, me too.
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October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

WWE News: Batista Reportedly Scores Another Huge Movie Role

“The Animal” Batista has been a busy man in Hollywood since his recent WWE run came to an end. After taking time to promote Guardians of the Galaxy, where he stars as Drax the Destroyer, he has also signed on to work several other future projects. We recently reported that Batista will begin filming Bus 637, where he will star alongside Robert DeNiro and Gina Carano in a Casino...
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October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Batista talks failed WWE run, Daniel Bryan rumors and WrestleMania 30

I can’t imagine anyone as frustrated with the WWE in 2014 as Batista. His return at another time would have been big, yet timing wasn’t on his side this past January. Batista spoke on his frustrating six-month run to Chris Jericho on a recent podcast.
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September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Nine pro wrestlers who went Hollywood

Marvel Studios Guardians of the Galaxy, starring WWE’s Dave Bautista, opened to the tune of $94 million (projected) at the box office this past weekend. This puts Bautista, who goes by the ring name of simply “Batista,”right behind Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson – Fast & Furious 6 scored $97.3 million in its opening weekend last spring – when it comes to the greatest...
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August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

WWE News: Batista On The Shield “I don’t think they’re ready to fly solo”

Dave Batista is in the UK to promote Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy and recently spoke with Huffington Post UK. One key point is that he believes that the Shield breakup was far too soon. I firmly believe that they had plenty left in the tank with the trio of stars.  Below are some highlights: Whether Sting will wrestling in the WWE I don’t know – you know, they’ve been...
Via Wrestling News Depot
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Batista Close to Retirement, Wants Program with Triple H

It was back on June 2 when Batista “quit” the WWE after Triple H wouldn’t give him a shot at the WWE World Heavyweight Championship.  Now you have to wonder if he will ever get another shot at that title. That’s because Batista recently admitted in an interview with The Daily Mirror out of London that his WWE days are numbered now that is is 45 years old. It’s not ‘will...
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July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

WWE News: Mick Foley Speaks On Fans Booing Batista, Says He Deserves Better

When Batista left WWE in 2010 for almost four years, he was forced out due to injury. It wasn’t particularly a goal of his to pursue other endeavors, but he did and he succeeded. Batista is slated to appear in the upcoming “Guardians of the Galaxy” film in August and has made a name for himself outside of the WWE. His peers, including “The Hardcore Legend” Mick Foley, are...
Via Wrestling News Depot
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

10 best WWE matches of 2014

Through questionable booking, a stock market crash, fan discontent, and the unfortunate loss of JTG, WWE has provided audiences with, if nothing else, a lot of great in-ring action. Here are my personal picks for the ten best bouts so far in 2014.
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July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Batista talks WWE fan reaction, Daniel Bryan, and internet rumors

It’s hard not to take it personal when 15,000 fans are booing every move you make. That is why it should be of no surprise to read Batista tell WWE.com that not only was he surprised by fan reaction to his return, but he took it personally.
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June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Batista talks WWE PG era

A brand new Batista WWE DVD is heading your way and WrestlingDVDNews.com has posted the first official trailer.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

WWE Wrestlemania 30 Buyrate Higher Than Original Number

WWE Wrestlemania 30 buyrate was announced earlier today as the show drew 690,000 pay-per-view buys. The number doesn’t include the 667,000 subscribers that had the WWE Network at the time of the show. WWE originally reported the show doing around 400,000 buys. Wrestlemania 30 was built around Daniel Bryan defeating Triple H in the opening match and then submitting Batista to win...
Via Between The Ropes
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

The Shield Breaks Up, Batista Quits on WWE Raw

Brian and Steve are back to recap WWE Raw on the latest podcast including The Shield breaking up with Seth Rollins turning on the group and joining Evolution, where do they go from here between the two factions, Batista quitting and when and how he could come back, the situation with Daniel Bryan the WWE World Heavyweight Championship for the Money in the Bank PPV, the first qualifier...
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June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

WWE Monday Night Raw Results: WWE Payback Fallout

WWE Monday Night Raw June 2, 2014 Bankers Life Fieldhouse Indianapolis, Indiana If you missed last week’s edition of Raw click here For all of our coverage on the WWE Raw click here WWE Raw Pre-Show:    The post WWE Monday Night Raw Results: WWE Payback Fallout appeared first on Between The Ropes.
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June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

WWE Payback 2014 Results: Cena stands, Shield sweeps

Some of the most fun WWE pay per view events are the ones that look terrible on paper. Payback 2014 was one of those special events that exceeded expectations. Fans can argue results, but the champion-less crew delivered in front of an always hot Chicago crowd.
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June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

WWE SmackDown results & May 23 recap

This week's WWE Friday Night SmackDown (still in London) opens up with Jimmy Hart in the ring, who then introduces Hulk Hogan.
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May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Batista To Appear In Movie Remake With UFC’s Biggest Star

Batista will be appearing in the movie, “Guardians of the Galaxy”, which comes out on August 1. The current WWE star plays the character, Drax the Destroyer. After this movie, nothing had been set in the movie world for Batista. Variety.com is reporting that Batista will appearing in the Jean Claude Van Damme 1989 movie remake, “Kickboxer”. The movie will also have MMA star...
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May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

WWE SmackDown results & May 9 recap

WWE Friday Night SmackDown opens with footage of Dean Ambrose losing the US title in the battle royal Monday night, which led to an attack by Evolution later in the show.
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May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

WWE Friday Night SmackDown Results: United States Title Rematch

WWE Friday Night SmackDown May 9, 2014 First Niagara Center Buffalo, New York If you missed last weeks edition of SmackDown click here For all of our coverage on WWE SmackDown click here The post WWE Friday Night SmackDown Results: United States Title Rematch appeared first on Between The Ropes.
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Evolution needs a new member

The idea of Evolution is not the same as The Horsemen – a group that eat, slept and breathed the idea. When the show is over, members of Evolution go back to being just guys. In order for this to work, there needs to be some swagger in this group in and out of the ring. Here are a few names to consider.
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Batista And WWE Relationship Still Tenuous

Their was a report earlier in the week that Batista wasn’t going to be competing at the Payback pay-per-view June 1 and was refusing to put over Daniel Bryan. The report had also stated that he was unhappy certain things he was promised in his return. ProWrestling.net now has an update to the story. Here is what WWE told the site. “WWE wants that story out, but it’s all twisted...
Via Between The Ropes
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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