While he recently stated that he would consider a return to the promotion, Batista once again decided to bash WWE. The former world heavyweight champion had issues with a camera man that did not know his name. The 46 year old actor stated that there are fans that know more about professional wrestling than some of the people that World Wrestling Entertainment has been hiring lately.
November 7, 2015
Last night, Batista had one of his biggest moments since leaving WWE for Hollywood. He was in England for the premiere of the new James Bond movie, where he plays a big villain. Alongside him was a familiar face to professional wrestling fans. Shane McMahon traveled from the United States to be there with his friend. That raises eyebrows since McMahon has avoided most things related to professional wrestling.
October 27, 2015
In a surprising bit of news, Batista has revealed through social media that he has just gotten married to a woman named Sarah Jade. The move caught a lot of fans off guard because the former world heavyweight champion has done a good job of keeping the relationship private. The bride is a pole dancer down in Florida, and this is the third time that the former WWE star has been married in his life.
October 7, 2015
Back when Batista was a main event performer in WWE, he had a good amount of followers on Twitter because he was very well known. His popularity has skyrocketed since becoming a big movie star in Guardians of the Galaxy. His success in Hollywood has brought him even more fans. The former world heavyweight champion recently reached the one million mark when it comes to followers on Twitter.
August 28, 2015
Chris Jericho has already done it. Batista is thinking about doing it. Now, all eyes are on Dwayne Johnson to see if he would be interested in returning to WWE to work a schedule where you only do live events. The answer to that is rather disappointing if you're a big fan. Johnson simply does not have the time to do it because of all the business projects that he has going on at once. There is very little time in between shooting movies as well.
April 22, 2015
For a small period of time there, promoters really wanted to put together an MMA match between Bobby Lashley and Batista because they felt that they would be able to draw in a bit of interest from professional wrestling fans. That possibility is said to be completely off the table now. While Lashley is still involved in the sport, his counterpart has moved on and is now focused primarily on his burgeoning career in Hollywood.
April 4, 2015
Since he has been starring in blockbuster films like Guardians of the Galaxy and globetrotting as a promoter, a lot of fans are under the assumption that Batista no longer has any ties to WWE. He apparently still has contractual ties to the company. The former world heavyweight champion is reportedly still under contract to the promotion. However, management is not forcing the issue because they like that he is building his name value.
February 6, 2015