Original plans for Batista in WWE and his current status

The original booking plans for Batista (Dave Baustia) in WWE was for him to win the WWE World Heavyweight Championship at Wrestlemania 31, have a short run and then leave in the summer to start promotion for “Guardians of the Galaxy” according to a report by Dave Meltzer. WWE was said to be big on bringing him in for a run around the time of the release of the film. Batista is not advertised for any TV tapings, PPV events or live events going forward.

Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter