David Michael “Dave” Bautista Jr. is an American actor and former professional mixed martial artist and professional wrestler.
He was signed to WWE under the ring name Batista, and he is a six-time world champion, winning the World Heavyweight Championship four times and the WWE Championship twice. He had the longest ever reign as World Heavyweight Champion, and has won the World Tag Team Championship three times (twice with Ric Flair and once with John Cena) and the WWE Tag Team Championship once (with Rey Mysterio). He was 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 professional wrestling history. Batista returned to WWE and won the 2014 Royal Rumble match, after which he headlined WrestleMania XXX.