David Michael Bautista
Nick Name / Ring Name
Batista, Dave Batista, Deacon Batista, Leviathan, Kahn / Khan, The Animal, DJ
Batista is currently 45 according to his birth date January 18, 1969
Washington, D.C., USA
Batista went Wild Samoan Training Centre
Former American professional Wrestler, Bodybuilder and Actor
6 ft 6 in or 198 cm
130 kg or 287 pounds
- Glenda Batista – Dave Batista married Glenda in early 1990s and had 2 daughters with her, Keilani (born in 1990) and Athena (born in 1992) before divorcing.
- Angie Bautista – Dave, then, married to Angie on 13 October, 1998. But, they also divorced in August, 2006.
These measurements are not verified. Hence, they may / may not be correct.
- Chest – 55 in or 140 cm
- Waist – 36 in or 92 cm
- Arms – 20 in or 51 cm
- Calves – 16 in or 41 cm
- Thighs – 28 in or 71 cm
WWE SummerSlam (2004), Cover of Flex Magazine (April, 2005), Nutrabolics (2007), Muscle and Fitness (September, 2008)
Best Known For
His time in World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) as he became a 6 time World Champion. He retired in 2010 as a wrestler.
2010 film Wrong Side of Townfor his role as Big Ronnie ‘B.R.’
Afa Anoa’i and Marrese Crump trained Batista to prepare good body for WWE.
Batista Favorite Things
- Favorite Food – Steak
- Favorite Band – Metallica, Linkin Park
- Favorite Music – Unleashed by Saliva
- Finishing Moves
- Batista Bite
- Batista Bomb
- Signature Moves
- Big Boot
- Elevated single leg Boston crab
- Hammerlock / armbar combination
- Vertical suplex / Front / Swinging Side Powerslam Variations
- Running clothesline
- Shoulder block
- Turnbuckle thrust
- Two-handed chokelift
- Batista is the longest-reigning World Heavyweight Champion in WWE history.
- Dave Batista was a regular bouncer for clubs before joining WWE.
- Batista says that he used to live in poverty during his childhood. At 13, he started stealing automobiles.
- Batista debuted in WWE as a bodyguard to D-Von Dudley on the Smackdown brand. After that, he moved to RAW and did wrestling with Ric Flair as his manager.
- Before the age of 40, Batista had become grandfather of 2 grandsons Jacob and Aiden by Keilani (his first daughter).
- “The Animal” is the nickname, which had been used by George Steele and Joe Laurinaitis, previously before Dave Batista.
- “Batista Unleashed” is the autobiography of Batista released in October, 2007.
- Batista has a great interest in collecting lunch boxes and his favorite lunch box is 1967 Green Hornet Lunch Box.
- Batista was named after his father David Michael Bautist and Batista’s sister was named after his mother Donna Raye Bautista.
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