On Wednesday, former professional wrestler Dave Batista began a two-day training camp at Cesar Gracie‘s California facility. Batista has been negotiating with Strikeforce, and the promotion was instrumental is setting up the training experience.
After breaking his back and having surgery, Batista, through his friendship with Nick Diaz, began training in Gracie Jiu-Jitsu and even dabbled in mixed martial arts for a time. He actually had one pro fight, defeating Vince Lucero via first round TKO in 2012. Now listen in as “The Animal”, now 45-years-old, talks about his return to the WWE and his desire to become the undisputed heavyweight champion.