When did Dave Bautista retire from the WWE?

March 14, 2021 Off By idswater

When did Dave Bautista retire from the WWE?

Dave Bautista will ‘never go back’ to WWE after retiring in 2019. The Guardians of the Galaxy actor – best known to pro wrestling fans by his stage name Batista – returned to face his former Evolution teammate Triple H at WrestleMania 35, before revealing he was closing the book on his in-ring career.

When did Batista win his second WWE Championship?

On February 21 at Elimination Chamber, as payment for Batista attacking Hart, McMahon allowed Batista to face Cena for the WWE Championship immediately after Cena won the title in an Elimination Chamber match. Batista won the match and thus his second WWE Championship, which resulted in Batista moving back to Raw.

When was Batista inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame?

On April 8, 2019, Batista announced his retirement from professional wrestling. [5] [152] On December 9, 2019, WWE officially announced that Batista would be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame as a part of the Class of 2020. [153]

Why did Batista lose his first match against Rikishi?

Batista suffered his first loss in a match against Rikishi after D-Von accidentally punched him, allowing Rikishi to take advantage and pin Batista. Batista and D-Von argued over the forthcoming weeks, with Batista eventually turning on D-Von.

Is Batista still under a WWE contract?

According to Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer, Batista is still actually under contract with the company, and has been this whole time that he’s been gone.

Is Batista retiring from WWE?

By Eric Trigg Apr 08, 2019 Batista has officially retired from WWE in-ring competition following his loss to Triple H at WrestleMania XXXV. Batista made his shocking return to professional wrestling on an episode of Monday Night Raw where he attacked former tag team partner and mentor, Ric Flair.

Did Batista leave the WWE?

Batista re-signed with WWE in 2013 and headlined WrestleMania 30 after winning the 2014 Royal Rumble match. He quit WWE in 2014 and returned again in October 2018. He faced Triple H at WrestleMania 35 before retiring from wrestling.

When will Dave Batista return to WWE?

Bautista re-signed with WWE in 2013, going on to win the 2014 Royal Rumble match and headline WrestleMania XXX before again departing that June. In October 2018, Batista made his second return to WWE and faced Triple H at WrestleMania 35 in April 2019, before retiring from wrestling.

Who is going to come back to WWE?

If half of Corbin’s angles had been given to Bo over the last few years, both men AND the WWE Universe would have benefited. So bring Bo back. Give him time, space and feuds on the main roster and he’ll more than deliver. 22. Neville For a while, The Man That Gravity Forgot became the man the WWE forgot.

When does James Barrett come back to WWE?

Barrett returned with management roles with What Culture Pro Wrestling and Defiant Wrestling, before heading up ITV’s WOS Wrestling, before eventually coming back to WWE as a commentator in August 2020. But what we really want is an in-ring WWE return.

Are there any WWE superstars coming back to the ring?

These WWE Superstars are likely to return to the ring next year, while a few may not. Some may never wrestle again. Ronda Rousey competed for WWE as a full-time wrestler before taking leave after WrestleMania 36.