During the opening segment of Raw tonight, Batista "quit" WWE when Triple H refused to give him a title shot and wanted to book a rematch against The Shield instead.
As we have been reporting for the past couple weeks, Batista is taking some time off TV to do promotional work for his "Guardians of the Galaxy" movie, and he is expected back by the end of the summer. He was recently added to the next set of WWE NXT TV tapings later this month, so it's likely that will be a one-off appearance.
5/30 WWE Smackdown Rating
This past Friday night's edition of WWE SmackDown, which was the go-home show for WWE Payback, drew a final 1.76 cable rating, which is down from the previous week's 1.87 rating.
Last week's show drew 2.437 million viewers, which is also down from the previous week.