FORMER world champion Dave “The Animal” Batista says the new PG brand of WWE wrestling is completely alien to him.
In a world exclusive interview, the ever-candid Washington DC native this week tells FT exactly how he feels about the current state of the product.
And he won’t be going back any time soon. Dave, 42, is currently training MMA every day and living the martial arts lifestyle in Tampa, Florida, as well as preparing for the release of his new film, Scorpion King 3, at the end of February.
Batista made his first public comments since leaving WWE at last night's Strikeforce show in Los Angeles, California. He said he left WWE because he didn't like the direction the company was going in and that he wouldn't be returning anytime soon. Batista continues to workout at the Affliction gym but is said to be more focused on his acting career than pursuing a career in Mixed Martial Arts.
Batista's final appearance on WWE programming was the May 24th edition of WWE Raw in which the company did an angle where he "quit" on-screen after losing to John Cena in an "I Quit" Match...
I think Batista has been robbed of the title one too many times. It seems every time he wins the title someone comes along and injures him so he has to relinguish his title. Let Batista enjoy his title a while before he has to give it up again due to unforeseen circumstances. Also someone in management should have suspended or fired Randy Orton for kicking Batista in the head and breaking his arm. Batista has worked hard for all his wins and yes sometimes he does lose from time to time. I hope this time around when he returns to wrestling again that he puts Randy Orton and his goons in their...