Dave Batista is a former mixed martial artist and member of World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (WWE). Though the wrestler left the WWE for a short break, he returned to the company in January of 2014. In addition to wrestling, he also works as an actor, a voice actor and a mixed martial arts competitor.
According to the Internet Movie Database, Batista started his career with Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW) in 1999. He later joined the WWE in 2002 and appeared in several video games and special wrestling matches. While taking a break from wrestling, he competed in MMA and worked on several films, according to The Inquisitr.
A spokesperson for WWE Raw made an official announcement in January of 2014 that Batista would return for several matches in the future, and the wrestler made his first appearance later that same week. Batista remains an active member of the WWE, and he reached out on Twitter when fellow wrestler, The Ultimate Warrior, died in April 2014. In addition to appearing on WWE specials throughout 2014, he will also appear in several Hollywood films throughout the year. He has a role in "L.A. Slasher" and in the Marvel film "Guardians of the Galaxy."