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Batista Reveals Rift With WWE, Says They Weren't Seeing Eye-To-Eye Creatively

The Tampa Bay Times has a new article online featuring quotes from Batista to promote his role as Drax the Destroyer in Guardians of the Galaxy.

In it, he made an interesting comment in regards to his future in WWE. While Batista admits that he left due to obligations with Marvel, he revealed a rift between him and the company.

"I put it aside for now, and that really had a lot to do with my obligations to Marvel," he said. "But it also had to do with the fact that (the WWE and I) weren't seeing eye-to-eye, creatively. The stuff they were doing with story lines just didn't make sense to me. ... I'd love to go back. I'm a professional wrestler at heart and I miss it. But I want to be there and be happy with what I'm doing."

Batista talked about other things, including his desire to live a normal everyday life and his failed co-ownership of a Gracie Fighter Jiu-Jitsu gym in Tampa. You can read the piece at this link.

Richard Reacts: Nothing about Batista's return to WWE went right. From the moment it leaked in advanced promotional materials to creative force-feeding him as a babyface. Royal Rumble was a disaster and it just didn't work out. Batista is a guy that doesn't skirt around the issue and he's calling it as it was. At this point it might not be a bad idea if both sides just part ways for good.

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