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Batista WWE is an American professional wrestler, actor, and mixed martial artist who is currently signed with WWE. He is best known for his time with WWE from 2002 to 2010 and from 2014 to present. Batista has won numerous championships during his career, including the World Heavyweight Championship four times and the WWE Championship twice. He is also a former Royal Rumble winner and has headlined numerous pay-per-view events for WWE, including WrestleMania 21 in 2005.
Batista was born in Arlington, Virginia on January 18, 1969. He began his professional wrestling career in 1999 with the World Wrestling Federation (WWF, now WWE). Batista initially worked as a bodyguard for wrestlers such as D-Von Dudley and Faarooq Asad. He made his in-ring debut in October 2000 at the No Mercy pay-per-view event.
In May 2002, Batista joined the Evolution stable, which helped him rise to prominence in WWE. He won his first world championship, the World Heavyweight Championship, in June 2003. Batista went on to have successful title reigns with the championship on two more occasions. In 2005, he won the Royal Rumble match and went on to headline WrestleMania 21, where he defeated Triple H to become the WWE Champion.
Batista left WWE in 2010 due to creative differences but returned to the company in 2014. Since his return, he has held multiple championship titles and has headlined multiple pay-per-view events for WWE.
As of 2021, Batista is 52 years old.
Early life and family
Born on January 18, 1969, in Arlington, Virginia, Dave Bautista Sr. was the youngest of three children of Donna Raye (Mullins) and David Michael Bautista. His mother worked as a waitress at Americana Suites while his father was employed as a landscaper. When Batista was about five years old, his parents divorced; he then split his time between his mother and father’s homes. In 1976, when Batista was seven years old, his mother married John Felix. The Felixes would eventually have three children: Junior (born in 1977), Aryana (born in 1983), and Jasmine (born in 1984).
Professional wrestling career
David Michael “Dave” Bautista Jr. (born January 18, 1969) is an American actor, retired professional wrestler, mixed martial artist, and bodybuilder. He is best known for his time with WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment), where he became a six-time world champion, winning the World Heavyweight Championship four times and the WWE Championship twice. He is the longest-reigning champion in WWE history.
Bautista’s first television role was in Lane Bryant’s popularity television commercial in 1991 wearing nothing but a pair of black lace panties and sitting on a white bedspread while talking about sexy lingerie. His feature film debut was in Riddick as Johns, one of Lord Marshal Riddick’s (Vin diesel) followers who betray him and are subsequently killed by him as part of his plan to escape imprisonment.
Film and television work
In August 2006, Batista signed a three-film deal with 20th Century Fox. He made his first appearance in the action film The Marine as John Triton, a marine who is framed for murder and must prove his innocence. The film was released on October 13, 2006.
Batista appeared in the 2008 action film Stir of Echoes: TheHomecoming. In the film, he played Private Jake Stanton, a U.S. Marine who is haunted by visions of dead people while on leave from Iraq. The film was released on September 26, 2008.
In March 2009, it was announced that Batista would star in the action thriller Wrong Side of Town. The film was released on January 28, 2010.
Batista has also appeared in several television shows. In October 2009, he made a guest appearance on an episode of Star Wars: The Clone Wars as a bounty hunter named Cydon Prax. In January 2010, Batista guest-starred on an episode of Bones as James Luther, a former MMA fighter who is now a convertible salesman accused of murder.
In 2000, aged 24, Bautista entered into a relationship with Glenda Garcia; the couple eventually split up in 2006. On October 13, 2006, Bautista’s father passed away after complications from back surgery. In May 2009, it was reported that he was dating Melina Perez, best known for her time with WWE.
In wrestling, Batista is a six-time world champion, winning the World Heavyweight Championship four times and the WWE Championship twice. He is also a two-time Royal Rumble winner, winning the match in 2005 and 2014.
Championships and accomplishments
In addition to being a six-time world champion, Batista is also a two-time United States Champion and a two-time World Tag Team Champion. He is also a former WWE Championship, which he won in 2005.
Batista has had numerous championship reigns in his career. He is a six-time world champion, having held the World Heavyweight Championship four times and the WWE Championship twice. He is also a two-time United States Champion and a two-time World Tag Team Champion. In addition, he won the 2005 Royal Rumble and was the inaugural winner of the World Heavyweight Championship.
Batista has appeared in a number of films during his acting career. His first film role was in the comedy Meitantei Conan: Gin’yoku no Magician ( Detective Conan: The Lost Ship in the Sky) in 2010. He has also appeared in The Man with the Iron Fists 2, Spectre, and He’s Just Not That Into You. In 2015, Batista starred in the action thriller film Bushwick.
In 2016, Batista appeared in kickboxer flick Kickboxer: Vengeance as well as action movie Guardians of the Galaxy, where he played the role of Drax the Destroyer. In 2019, he reprised his role as Drax in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.