Triple H Sends a Heart Warming Message to Former WWE Champion

Published 05/10/2022, 1:31 AM EDT

Ruthless Aggression Era superstars have delivered many iconic moments to the WWE Universe. A few weeks ago, WWE veteran Randy Orton completed 20 years in WWE. On May 9, another superstar joined ‘The Viper’ in this club as the day marked 20 years since his WWE bow.

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The superstar is none other than former WWE champion Batista. The Hollywood actor is one of the most successful athletes to emerge from the Ruthless Aggression Era. He was a part of iconic stables like Evolution that propelled him to stardom. Interestingly, his Evolution stablemate sent him a message on the anniversary of his WWE arrival.

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HHH wrote, In the 20 years since @DaveBautista was first introduced to the @WWE Universe, he has never stopped growing and evolving. A main event player, multi-time champion, and Hollywood star, one thing has stayed the same: he never stopped chasing his dreams. Congratulations Dave! #Proud.”

In WWE, Bautista won the WWE Championship, the World Heavyweight Championship, and the World Tag Team Championship. In addition, he had also won the Royal Rumble twice (2005 and 2014).

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Apart from being a WWE superstar, Bautista, like Dwayne Johnson and John Cena, has made a name for himself as a Hollywood actor. Many fans may recognize him as Drax the Destroyer in the Avengers series.

The most unforgettable Dave Bautista WWE moments

During his stint, ‘The Animal’ had given many unforgettable moments to WWE fans. One such moment was when Bautista won his first Royal Rumble in 2005.

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Talking about his first-ever Royal Rumble win, he said, “2005, Royal Rumble, that whole period in my life and period in my career, it was just still very surreal. It was so hectic, it was so exciting. It’s come down to John Cena and I. The fans were so emotionally involved. They just wanted to see what would happen next. It was one of the most exciting moments in my career… one of those history-making moments.”

Following his first Royal Rumble match win, Bautista secured his spot in WrestleMania. He went on to WrestleMania 21 and defeated HHH to win his first-ever WWE World Heavyweight Championship in the main event.

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What is your favorite Bautista WWE moment? Please let us know in the comment section.

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Adarsh Ojha

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Adarsh Ojha is a WWE and AEW Author at EssentiallySports. Before joining EssentiallySports, he gained valuable experience at Zee Entertainment and Awadh TV as a copywriter. An ardent fan of John Cena, Adarsh has earned his bachelor's degree in Broadcast and Communication.

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