Dave Bautista reveals how bodybuilding saved him from ruining his life and propelled him to be a WWE Superstar

Dave Bautista revealed that bodybuilding and fitness paved his way to a successful career.

Dave Bautista reveals how bodybuilding saved him from ruining his life and propelled him to be a WWE Superstar

Dave Bautista (via Muscle and Fitness)

Former WWE Superstar and current Hollywood actor Dave Bautista has some of the best physiques in the industry. He is known for his strength and bodybuilding. Recently, in a post shared by him on Instagram, he talked about the positive impact of bodybuilding on his life. The 54-year-old talked about how bodybuilding has changed his life and paved his way to WWE.

Dave Bautista went on to say that whenever he feels down, he finds a gym to feel good. He talked about how fitness and bodybuilding crafted his life after going through some negative events. Moreover, the former World Champion said that it has helped him make his way into pro wrestling as well as Hollywood.

It was always therapeutic for me. So really, when I tell people that it changed my life, I'm not exaggerating. And my weightlifting and body-building fitness led me to professional wrestling, which then led to my film career.
Dave Bautista on bodybuilding

For context, the negative events that happened in Dave’s life were discussed in his biography, “Batista Unleashed.” In 1989, Batista had to spend some time in jail for firing a weapon at an occupied residence. Dave revealed that bodybuilding provided him with a place to channel his positive energy.

Dave Bautista made a name for himself in professional wrestling. In 2005, Batista headlined WrestleMania against Triple H to win his first World Championship. A few years later, the 54-year-old took Hollywood by storm, becoming one of the biggest stars in the industry right now.

Dave Bautista to compete with The Rock with his new business venture

Dave Bautista and Dwayne Johnson have somewhat similar kinds of stories. Both of them are successful in professional wrestling. Both stars then transitioned into Hollywood, and now they are at the pinnacle in their respective fields. It looks like Dave Bautista is all set to compete with The Rock yet again.

Dave Bautista
Dave Bautista (via X)

Dave Bautista became the newest member of Devils River Whiskey. On the other hand, Dwayne Johnson also has a liquor brand. Teremana Tequila Blanco is an ultra-premium tequila from Dwayne Johnson. While The Rock’s brand focuses on tequila, Batista’s brand focuses on whiskey.

Other than the liquor industry, the two stars have been part of superhero franchises as well. Dave Bautista is famous for his role as Drax in The Guardians of the Galaxy. The Rock returned to WWE earlier this year. It was rumored that Dave might also return to the company. However, the two stars are most likely to focus on their respective movies as SAG-AFTRA is over.

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