Batista has announced his retirement from the WWE.
Following his match against Triple H at WrestleMania 35, Batista announced on his social media channels that he was retiring from sports entertainment.
Batista signed with the WWE in 2000 and gained popularity after forming Evolution alongside Triple H, Ric Flair and Randy Orton.
@WWEUniverse Thank you for letting me entertain you. I love this business and whether you cheered me or jeered me, I’m grateful for being a small part of your life. I am officially retired from sports entertainment and I am grateful for every second of my amazing journey ✌🏼
— Dave Bautista (@DaveBautista) April 8, 2019