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