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Review of Batista Unleashed Book by Dave Batista and Jeremy Roberts

Released in 2008, Batista Unleashed takes a look at the life and times of "The Animal" David Bautista from the challenges growing up in a crime-ridden area of Washington D.C. to the journey he faced getting on the road to his meteoric rise in WWE.The book is 320 pages long, divided in 10 main chapters, and each chapter contains numerous short subsections ranging from half...
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9 days ago  |  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.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
15 days ago  |  Discuss

A great story about Dave Batista as Drax influencing an Autistic child has posted a great story about an autistic child’s connection with the Drax the Destroyer character in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ who was played by WWE star Dave Batista. The following is an excerpt form the really great and fantastic story, which you can read in full by clicking HERE. I took my little brother (who falls on the autism spectrum) to see Guardians of...
Via Ring Kings
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Dave Batista: “I’m the worst babyface in wrestling history.”

A Washington D.C. radio show, 106.7 The Fan, had the opportunity to talk with WWE Superstar and star of “Guardians of the Galaxy” Dave Batista in an impromptu phone interview Monday about the success of Guardians of the Galaxy, Roman Reigns, his feelings on being a babyface and more. You can check out the entire interview HERE. On Roman Reigns and The Shield: I thought...
Via Ring Kings
August 05, 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...
Via Fight Booth
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Batista says he will come back to WWE, but says retirement is near

While in the U.K. promoting “Guardians of the Galaxy,” Dave Batista told The Mirror that he intends to return to the WWE, but that at 45, he knows his career is not going to last much longer. It’s not, will I go back, it’s when will I go back. Hopefully it won’t be too far long. He said he would like to do a WrestleMania retirement match with Triple H, who was his career...
Via Ring Kings
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Batista Signs A Two Year Contract With The WWE

We had reported a few weeks ago that former WWE champion Batista was returning to the WWE. The company has been putting out videos hyping up his return and announced on Monday’s Raw that he would be in the Royal Rumble at the end of the month. People were wondering though, how long was Batista going to be around for. We have an answer. It is being reported by the Wrestling Observer...
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January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Batista Has Harsh Words For The WWE Roster

It was announced tonight’s WWE Monday Night Raw that former WWE heavyweight champion Batista will be returning on the January 20th edition of the show. After the announcement was made, Batista went to Twitter and had some harsh words for the WWE roster. I can't wait to get to the Cheesefest in Hoakietown and punch somebody right In the f'n face! Playtime's over children...
Via Between The Ropes
December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Batista’s Return to WWE: Playing the Odds

We all heard the rumors. Dave Batista could be on his way back to WWE in early 2014, and speculation has already kicked off at a furious pace. Early reports referenced advertisements for Batista at live events in February, but the context and timing of his on-screen return were not known in those reports. If he’s available in January, the obvious choice would be at Royal Rumble...
Via Fight Booth
December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Batista wins MMA debut

Where do you go when you leave the WWE at the top of your game in your 40s? Well of course you enter the world of small-time MMA. Dave Bautista, formerly Batista made his MMA debut on Saturday night and while he was no Brock Lesnar, he can now officially join the ranks of MMA pros.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
October 07, 2012  |  Discuss
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