Spoiler free alert - ugly start to his MMA career. He'll be back in WWE this time next year I reckon
Here's the official synopsis accompanying the video on MMA Mania's website:
Former World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) superstar Batista, real name Dave Bautista, made his mixed martial arts (MMA) debut at CES 12 last night (Sat., Oct. 6, 2012) in a super heavyweight bout against Vince Lucero at the Dunkin' Donuts Center in Providence, Rhode Island.
And it was ugly. Really ugly.
You can see by watching the full fight video above that Bautista was rocked in the early going, hardly able to get his legs under him after Lucero blasted him with a few overhand rights. In the post-fight interview, Bautista lauded his opponent, saying he "hits like a f**king horse."
He also blamed nerves for a shaky performance and promised he's much better than he showed in this fight.
We'll likely get to see if that's true because he revealed he wants to fight again, seemingly shutting the door for good on a return to pro wrestling.
Does he have a legitimate future in MMA? At 43-years-old and looking this bad in his one bout, probably not. But hey, he's good for an attraction every now and again and if it's his dream to keep going, what the hell.
That being said his film career seems to be more viable, or a WWE return. I don't know why big name wrestlers want to go do MMA after leaving companies like WWE, it's like wanting to jump over to some weird mirrorverse to me.
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-_-: Wow, that was funny, "f**k her in my rollie."
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-_-: Relax? That I am, I was acknowledging what was posted was funny.
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-_-: You looked up to me, yet I was never quite on your level? That's just absurd. XD
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