When the Royal Rumble rolls around, you can be certain that several names will be mentioned as possible surprise entrants. However, one former WWE star can be officially ruled out now. Reports have surfaced that Batista will start filming Guardians of the Galaxy 2 in January. Not only does he not have the time to make a return to professional wrestling, he also has no inclinations at this point.
November 9, 2015
Just this month alone, Batista has bashed WWE and revealed that he would be wiling to return to the company. The reason why he is doing that is because he knows that he has all the leverage in the world now that he is a big movie star. The former world heavyweight champion has friends in high places within the company, so he knows that his words won't prevent a return from happening.
November 8, 2015
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
During a recent interview, Randy Orton stated that he does not have any plans on leaving WWE for Hollywood. He feels that it is a path that is very difficult to follow. Orton stated that Batista was one of the rare guys that broke through. The former world heavyweight champion also pointed out that Kurt Angle has been trying to break through and has only been given small parts that do not pay a whole lot of money.
November 2, 2015
When asked if he was willing to return to WWE, Batista stated that he would gladly do it because he still loves professional wrestling. However, he will not make a return unless the creative department gives him a bit more freedom this time around. Batista also stated that he would love to only work live events, so that he can avoid having to deal with the creative department.
November 2, 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
During an interview with the Latin Post, Batista was asked about how it felt to work on big movie projects. He decided to take a jab at WWE in his response. The former world heavyweight champion stated that he was used to working in an environment that was not organized, so it made it easier to transition over to movies. Since finding success in Hollywood, he doesn't feel the need to hold back on how he feels about wrestling.
October 22, 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