Dave Batista

Wrestler, Celebrity

1969 –

91

Who is Dave Batista?

David Michael "Dave" Bautista, Jr. is an American actor, mixed martial artist, bodybuilder, and professional wrestler who is currently signed to WWE, where he performs under the ring name Dave Batista or simply Batista, but is currently on hiatus. He is a six-time world champion, winning the World Heavyweight Championship four times and the WWE Championship twice. He is the longest-reigning World Heavyweight Champion in WWE history, and has won the World Tag Team Championship three times and the WWE Tag Team Championship once. He was also the winner of the 2005 Royal Rumble match and went on to headline WrestleMania 21, one of the top five highest-grossing pay-per-view events in pro wrestling history, and the winner of the 2014 Royal Rumble match after which he went on to headline WrestleMania XXX along with Randy Orton and Daniel Bryan.

In August 2012, Bautista signed a contract with Classic Entertainment & Sports to fight in mixed martial arts. He won his MMA debut on 6 October 2012, defeating Vince Lucero via TKO in the first round.

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Born
Jan 18, 1969
Washington, D.C.
Also known as
  • Batista
  • The Animal
  • David Michael Bautista, Jr.
  • David Michael Bautista
  • DJ
  • Deacon Batista
  • Kahn
  • The Animal Batista
  • Leviathan
  • David Bautista
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Ethnicity
  • Filipino American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Employment
  • WWE
Lived in
  • Arlington County
  • Washington, D.C.

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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