WWE News: Batista retires from WWE and pro wrestling after WrestleMania 35
What's the story?
Although it was Triple H's career on the line at WrestleMania, it turns out to be Batista's last match in WWE instead. Batista released a statement on Twitter announcing his retirement from WWE and pro wrestling shortly after his WrestleMania match.
In case you didn't know...
A match between Triple H and Batista for the Showcase of The Immortals had been rumored since late last year before Triple H went down injured. It looked for a while that the match would not take place but Batista made a shocking return to WWE on the episode of RAW where Ric Flair's birthday celebration was taking place.
Batista stormed Flair's dressing room and dragged him out before looking into the camera and addressing Triple H. Triple H finally gave Batista what he wanted and it let to the No Holds Barred Match at WrestleMania 35.
The heart of the matter
Batista announced his retirement from WWE and pro wrestling shortly after his match against Triple H at WrestleMania, thanking the fans for being a part of his journey. Here's what Batista said:
Batista has now retired from pro wrestling and will go back to his successful film career. Batista stars in the blockbuster movie Avengers: Endgame which comes out later this month on 26 April.
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