Batista pro
David Micheal Bautista Jr.
BornJanuary 18, 1969
FromWashington, D.C.

Professional wrestling career

Ring NameLeviathan
Height6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Weight278 lbs (126 kg)
BilledWashington, D.C.
Trained byAfa Anoa'i

David Michael "Dave" Bautista Jr. (January 18, 1969), better known by his ring name Batista, a American actor professional wrestler, actor, mixed martial artist, and bodybuilder who performed in WWE.

From 2000–2010 and 2013–2014, he was signed to WWE under the ring name Batista, where he became a six-time world champion, winning WWE's World Heavyweight Championship four times and the WWE Championship twice. He holds the record for the longest reign as World Heavyweight Champion at 282 days, and has also 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. When Bautista returned to WWE in 2014, he won the 2014 Royal Rumble match, after which he headlined WrestleMania XXX