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WWE Rumors: Why Batista Could Not Be Inducted into 2023 WWE Corridor of Fame

Mike Chiari@@mikechiariTwitter LogoFeatured Columnist IVMarch 16, 2023ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty ImagesDespite heavy speculation, Batista reportedly may not be part of WWE’s 2023 Hall of Fame class.According to’s Mike Johnson (h/t Manik Aftab of Ringside News), Batista has prior acting commitments for the movie My Spy, which will still be filming in South Africa during

WWE Rumors: Why Batista Could Not Be Inducted into 2023 WWE Corridor of Fame

Mike Chiari@@mikechiariTwitter LogoFeatured Columnist IVMarch 16, 2023

US actor Dave Bautista arrives for the world premiere of Universal Pictures'

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Regardless of heavy hypothesis, Batista reportedly might not be a part of WWE’s 2023 Corridor of Fame class.

In accordance with’s Mike Johnson (h/t Manik Aftab of Ringside Information), Batista has prior performing commitments for the film My Spy, which can nonetheless be filming in South Africa throughout WrestleMania week.

Due to that, The Animal might not be obtainable, thus delaying his induction by one more yr.

Batista was initially introduced because the headliner for the 2020 WWE Corridor of Fame class, however no induction ceremony occurred that yr due to the COVID-19 pandemic. WWE did a double induction class the next yr, however Batista was not included, nor was he a part of final yr’s class.

In an interview with’s Liam Crowley final month, Batista mentioned he was “attempting” to be obtainable for the 2023 WWE Corridor of Fame ceremony, however he didn’t decide to it.

The 54-year-old loved a vastly profitable WWE profession, signing a developmental take care of the corporate in 2000 earlier than making the leap to the primary roster in 2002.

Batista remained with the corporate till 2010 earlier than leaving to pursue performing, and he got here again for an additional run in 2014.

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Throughout his illustrious profession, Batista was a two-time WWE champion, four-time world heavyweight champion, four-time tag staff champion and two-time Royal Rumble winner.

He was additionally a part of one of the crucial profitable stables of all time in Evolution together with Triple H, Ric Aptitude and Randy Orton.

Batista had his retirement match at WrestleMania 35 in 2019, dropping to Triple H in a No Holds Barred match.

Since Batista is undoubtedly a real WWE legend, his Corridor of Fame induction is certain to occur ultimately, however it as soon as once more might not be within the playing cards this yr.

To this point, WWE has introduced that Rey Mysterio and The Nice Muta can be a part of the 2023 WWE Corridor of Fame induction ceremony, which is about for March 31 at Area in Los Angeles.

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