June 19, 2010
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 at WWE's
Over The Limit pay-per-view. In reality, his contract
was up and he
didn't re-sign. Sources from Batista's camp have indicated he'll be
back to finish
up his WWE career but based on Batista's comments
last night, that may have changed.
Triple H is filming two WWE Film movies in
the next few months. He is currently filming Killing Karma, the
part originally slated for Batista. In the summer he will be filming a comedy entitled The Chaperone
about a ex-con who chaperones his daughter's class trip.
September 11. 2009
WWE has announced that Dave Batista will be returning to television next Monday night to
make a "career altering announcement."
Batista is 40 year old ...and has been out of
action since June when he underwent surgery to repair a torn left biceps.
defeated Randy Orton to capture his first WWE title at Extreme Rules on June 7th but was attacked by Legacy on Raw the next
night on Raw. He has been out of action for 4 months
In the time that he's been away from the ring, Batista
has been traveling and doing some acting, filming scenes for an independent movie titled "The Wrong Side Of Town"
with former WWE superstar Rob Van Dam.
June 20, 2008
Batista is making an appearance at the GNC Store in the Toronto Eaton Center on Saturday, June 21st, from 11:00 am-1:30
pm, and from 2:30-5 pm.
June 1, 2008
Bryan Alvaraz is reporting that Batista has requested time off and may be out of action until WWE Summerslam. The
reason is unknown but not believed to be Wellness Policy related.
October 17, 2007
Batista has admitted in his new
biography that he is dating Melina and that was that cause of his divorce from his wife. She claimed they were sleeping together
while they were still married, but he says that that isn't true. After they split, Batista and Melina started to date
September 3, 2007
Dave Batista has released
an official statement concerning his connection to the Signature Pharmacy client list:
To my fans and friends:
I categorically deny a report on ESPN.com, and repeated by other media outlets, that I am or ever have
been a customer of Signature Pharmacy of Orlando, an on-line pharmacy company that is a target of an investigation by
the Albany, New York District Attorney's Office.
I am being tested regularly by the WWE, and I am in
full compliance with the WWE Wellness Program.
I regret the inaccurate reporting, and I will do all I can
in the future to stop any publication or anyone from making such false accusations.
August 17, 2007
Both Batista's and Bret Hart's biographies will be released on October 16. 2007.
Batista wins world championship title
again in a match with Booker T
December 2006 Surviors Series
Batista had to forfeit his belt because
he would be out for shoulder surgery for close to a year. He said a sad goodbye in 2005 to his fans promising to return and
re-gain the title belt once more.
He never really lost it to any one.
Batista is currently after the championship belt he lost as a forfeit due to a prolonged recovery from an serious shoulder
Batista makes a great looking champion...let's hope he gets a fair enough match to win it back.
BATISTA'S THEME SONG IS CALLED "UNLEASHED" by Saliva
THE DRAFT LOTTERY 2005: Dave is now the Champion on SMACKDOWN
Wrestlemania 21 : Batista defeated Triple H and won the belt
There is an article on CBS News about the Army
using Batista to help sign up new recruits. You can check that out online at CBSNews.com. (credit to wrestlezone.com )
Batista's Raw magazine quote:
"I wouldn't say I've ever really been a leader or a follower."
" I'm just a loner. I just kind of kept to myself. I'm more of a day-by-day kind of guy."
"THE ANIMAL HAS BEEN UNLEASHED"
REAL NAME: Dave Bautista
BORN: January 18, 1966 in Washington, D.C.
6' 6", 325 pounds
Dave has two children (daughters) from a previous marriage ages 12 and 14. He also has a 19yr old stepdaughter.
ALIASES/NICKNAMES: Kahn, Leviathan, Demon
of the Deep, Deacon Batista
WWE Debut: May
2002 as Deacon Batista, was the bodyguard to D-Von Dudley who was working with the Reverend D-Von in a storyline. Batista
remained with D-Voni in 2002, then turning against the Reverend.
The break from Dudley meant his departure from Smackdown.
Ive just been confirmed that Batista's real birthdate is January 18, 1966 (NOT 1969)
When Batista resigned with the WWE this past
January, it was revealed that he had been working under a fake age (a common practice in the entertainment field where age
can hurt you). When he resigned he admitted that he was actually 39 years old.