WWE Superstar Batista was doing press rounds for his new Marvel film Guardians of the Galaxy and commented on a few things going on in the wrestling world.
Batista, who plays Drax the Destroyer in Guardians, talks to Digital Spy about CM Punk’s departure from WWE, which of the Shield members will win gold first, taking advantage of ending the streak, and more:
Batista On CM Punk’s Departure:
“I know for a fact that he loves professional wrestling… I couldn’t see him taking a step down and wrestling for a lesser organization. Unless he spent some time in Japan, I just don’t see it.”
“I think eventually he’ll come back. I think he belongs there. I think the fans really love him and miss him.
“I think he loves it and misses it just as much. I’m really not sure why he left.
Batista On Which Former Shield Member Wins Gold First:
I think Roman [Reigns]… I think right off the bat… we knew that they had big plans for Roman, I think he’s going to be the first guy to see the ‘top of the totem pole’.”
Batista On Taking Advantage Of The Streak:
” I think obviously they need to do something with Brock… if they don’t capitalize on that then they’re idiots.”
For Batista’s full thoughts on this and much more, you can view the Digital Spy clip with Batista in the player below: