Dave Batista

Professional Wrestler; Actor
Born Jan 18, 1969

David Michael Bautista, Jr., is a former American professional wrestler, bodybuilder and actor best known for his time in World Wrestling Entertainment. In WWE, he became a six-time world champion, winning the World Heavyweight Championship four times, and the WWE Championship two times. He is the longest-reigning World Heavyweight Champion in WWE history.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Dave Batista.


1969 Birth Born on January 18, 1969.


1998 29 Years Old Batista married his second wife Angie on 13 October 1998, yet they divorced in 2006. … Read More


2000 31 Years Old 1 More Event
After trying out at World Championship Wrestling's Power Plant, Batista signed a contract with the WWF in 2000 and was sent to its developmental territory, Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW), where he won the OVW Heavyweight Championship. … Read More
2002 33 Years Old He began his WWE career on 9 May 2002 episode of SmackDown! as Deacon Batista, a villainous enforcer for Reverend D-Von. … Read More
2003 34 Years Old 1 More Event
In January 2003, Batista joined Triple H, Ric Flair and Randy Orton to form the villainous stable Evolution.
As 2005 began, Triple H realized the possibility of Batista becoming a threat to his World Heavyweight Championship. … Read More
2006 37 Years Old He later revealed, in his autobiography, a relationship with WWE Diva Melina Perez after the divorce from his wife in 2006, which led to a brief angle on SmackDown! during a feud with MNM. … Read More
2007 38 Years Old 1 More Event
Along with John Cena and Ashley Massaro, Batista appeared representing WWE on an episode of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition in January 2007, giving the kids of the family whose house was renovated WWE merchandise and eight tickets to WrestleMania 23.
2008 39 Years Old On 7 September 2008, he appeared on an episode of Iron Chef America as one of the judges, with snails as the theme ingredient Batista, along with Candice Michelle, Shelton Benjamin, and Josh Mathews, represented the WWE at the 2008 Democratic National Convention in an effort to persuade fans to register to vote in the 2008 Presidential election. … Read More


On 2 May 2009, he was shown on camera where he accompanied Philippine boxer Manny Pacquiao in his fight against British boxer Ricky Hatton in which Pacquiao won in the second round. … Read More
2010 41 Years Old …  Batista then became involved in WWE Chairman Vince McMahon and Bret Hart's rivalry in February 2010 by assisting McMahon in attacking Hart. … Read More
2011 42 Years Old 1 More Event
Batista had announced that he and Strikeforce had agreed on a price and were negotiating a contract. However in April 2011, Batista announced to that negotiating a contract with Strikeforce fell through when Strikeforce was bought by Zuffa, LLC.
2012 43 Years Old 1 More Event
He won his MMA debut on October 6, 2012, defeating Vince Lucero via TKO in the first round. … Read More
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