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Former WWE Star Dave Batista Could Be Headed For Career Change

According to legendary WWE commentator Jim Ross and a report on, Dave Batista could be the latest professional wrestler headed to the violent world of mixed martial arts.

Here is what J.R. posted on his official blog:

“Speaking of MMA, I’ve heard some rumblings that when Batista gets healthy that he might try his hand in the MMA world. This rumor is FAR from official but I do know that Batista has been doing some MMA training and has a bona fide interest in the genre.

This would be a huge challenge for Batista if he indeed attempts to compete in MMA at a high level which, again, is not a done deal.”

UFC heavyweight champ Brock Lesnar and Strikefoce’s Bobby Lashley made the jump to MMA a few years ago and have done surprisingly well for themselves, particularly Lesnar.”