How many times did Batista win the WWE Championship?

From 2002 to 2010, he gained fame under the ring name Batista and became a six-time world champion by winning the World Heavyweight Championship four times and the WWE Championship twice. His first reign with the World Heavyweight Championship is the longest reign for that title at 282 days.

When did Dave Bautista retire from professional wrestling?

As a professional wrestler, he is known for his time in WWE from 2002 to 2010, in 2014, and one final run in 2018–2019. Outside of professional wrestling, he is well known for his acting career, most notably as the character Drax the Destroyer in the Marvel Cinematic Universe .

Why did Batista lose his first match against Rikishi?

Batista suffered his first loss in a match against Rikishi after D-Von accidentally punched him, allowing Rikishi to take advantage and pin Batista. Batista and D-Von argued over the forthcoming weeks, with Batista eventually turning on D-Von.

When did Batista win his rematch with Triple H?

Batista won a rematch with Triple H for the World Heavyweight Championship at Backlash. After Batista retained his title against Edge on the May 23 episode of Raw, he was betrayed by Ric Flair, who helped Triple H viciously attack the champion as Triple H challenged Batista to a Hell in a Cell match at Vengeance.

When did Batista return with his arm in a vice?

Batista returned on the September 14 episode of Raw with his arm still in a vice. Randy Orton, assuming Batista was retiring, claimed that he ended Batista’s career. Batista then removed his arm vice, which turned to be fake, and attacked Orton. He then stated that he would not retire, but move to SmackDown instead.

Who was the main event at SummerSlam 2012?

It was the twenty-fifth annual SummerSlam, and the fourth consecutive one to be held at Staples Center. Eight matches were contested at the event, including one match contested on the pre-show. In the main event, Brock Lesnar defeated Triple H by technical submission.