Will Dave Bautista Leave The GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY Franchise Behind To Return To WWE?

Will Dave Bautista Leave The GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY Franchise Behind To Return To WWE?

Dave Bautista is a key part of the Guardians of the Galaxy franchise and will appear in Avengers: Infinity War next year but could he be about to put that behind him to return to the wrestling ring?

Dave Bautista's acting career has taken off in a big way over the past few years, mostly thanks to his role as Drax in the Guardians of the Galaxy franchise for Marvel Studios. Before the first instalment was released back in 2014, the man known simply as Batista to WWE fans had a rather interesting run with the company which saw him booed and dubbed "Bootista" due to them supporting the underdog Daniel Bryan (his return came at a bad time and viewers rejected his main event run as a result).

Well, according to Dave Meltzer in the latest edition of The Wrestling Observer Newsletter, Bautista is seriously considering another run with WWE which will reportedly last roughly six months to a year.

The main issue is that if he's offered movie roles while wrestling, WWE will have to accommodate that and it could cause some issues as they'll expect him to commit to performing in the ring. Interestingly, it's said that the Avengers: Infinity War star is after a full-time schedule which will see him working both TV matches and non-televised live events, so that could put his Marvel future in doubt as a result.

If nothing else, it will certainly cut down Drax's role in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 or means that we shouldn't expect to see that movie become a reality for quite a few years. What do you guys think?


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