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“I Was a Really F**ked Up Kid”: Dave Bautista Got Rid of His Demons With This Therapy

Published 04/22/2022, 5:00 PM EDT

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Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and John Cena are not the only two WWE legends who experienced success in their acting careers. WWE legend Dave Bautista is also an individual who had success in Hollywood.

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Interestingly, apart from pro wrestling and acting, Batista also had a passion for bodybuilding. If you are a WWE fan or if you have seen Dave Bautista in movies, you might know the WWE legend has an amazing physique.

The reasons behind Dave Bautista’s incredible physique are his passion for bodybuilding and years of training.


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While talking to Dan Solomon, the WWE legend also revealed how bodybuilding saved his life.

Bautista said, “Bodybuilding saved my life because I was really a f***ed up kid. I was in a lot of trouble, getting into the worst kind of trouble and hanging out with the worst kind of people.”

“I just didn’t have anywhere to focus or channel all my anger and aggression. And when I found the gym, it became therapeutic for me,” he added.

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Further, the former WWE superstar revealed he once realized he didn’t have what it took to be a professional bodybuilder.

But he loved training and continued to train. Later, he stepped into the world of professional wrestling and acting. And his impressive physique is one thing that caught everyone’s eyes.

A look at the WWE achievements of Dave Bautista

Dave Bautista, known as Batista in WWE, grabbed the attention of the fans with his impressive strength. But he is also a proven champion.

Not only did he compete against top WWE stars, but he also got the better of them and won championships.


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During his WWE career, he got hold of the WWE Championship, the World Heavyweight Championship, the World Tag Team Championship, and the WWE Tag Team Championship.


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Apart from the championships, the WWE legend also won the Royal Rumble twice.

Not to forget, Batista, along with Triple H, Randy Orton and Ric Flair formed one of the most popular professional wrestling stables of all time, Evolution.


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Now, Batista is doing well in Hollywood. Many individuals have praised his acting skills. But his fans must also miss seeing him in action inside the squared circle.



Shouvik Nath

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Shouvik Nath is a WWE and AEW author at EssentiallySports. Having completed his graduation from St.Xavier’s College, Shouvik wished to follow his passion for pro wrestling.