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08-08-2014, 01:55 PM #1
Batista talks About Creative Differences With WWE
Batista confirmed to TampaBay.com that the Gracie Fighter Jiu-Jitsu gym in Tampa that he co-owned went out of business shortly before he began filming Guardians of the Galaxy. Batista noted they had a bad location with no air conditioning and that the gym just couldn't pay the bills. Batista also admitted that he wasn't seeing eye-to-eye with WWE creative when he left. He commented on his wrestling career:
"I put it aside for now, and that really had a lot to do with my obligations to Marvel. 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."