Throughout his illustrious career, Batista has established himself as one of the greatest Superstars in the history of World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). However, the road to success was not always smooth for The Animal. Despite his incredible accomplishments, he faced many challenges and setbacks along the way.
Despite his retirement from active competition, Batista still closely follows the current WWE product. Recently, during the March 17 episode of SmackDown, he was particularly captivated by a sequence that took place in a match featuring Rhea Ripley and Dominik Mysterio taking on Zelina Vega and Santos Escobar.
As the match progressed, Vega executed an impressive Satellite DDT on Ripley, leaving the audience in awe. The move was so impressive that WWE shared a clip of it on Instagram. Upon seeing the clip, Batista was quick to express his admiration for Vega’s display of skill, which further cemented the move’s significance in the minds of wrestling enthusiasts worldwide.
The fact that a seasoned and accomplished wrestler like Batista was impressed by Vega’s move is a testament to her own abilities and the level of competition in the wrestling world today. It’s a reminder that there are still talented and innovative wrestlers out there who are pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in the ring.
While Batista may have retired from active competition, his legacy in the WWE is secure. He has won multiple World Championships and is undoubtedly a future Hall of Famer. His final match was against Triple H at WrestleMania 35, where he unfortunately lost to The Game.
Batista was also set to be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2021, but unfortunately, pandemic issues forced him to pull out of the ceremony. Fans are eagerly waiting for the day when The Animal will finally receive his well-deserved induction into the WWE Hall of Fame