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David “Batista” Bautista is Ready to be on MMA

Written on October 12, 2010 by John Paul Vill

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David Bautista is more than ready to enter the Strikeforce cage. Under the training of Nick Diaz, he might be excited to join the league of MMA. Though there are no deals to be confirmed yet, he might meet former WWE pro Bobby Lashley inside the octagon.

Former professional wrestler, David Bautista, is very much into MMA. The heavyweight pro was present last Saturday in “Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Noons II”. He gave his support to MMA mentor Nick Diaz. Though he noted that the deal is “not even close to done.” Hopefully, if everything runs smoothly, we will see Batista in the cage by March 2011.

Batista left WWE last May and shifting his focus on acting and MMA. Last June, he met Strikeforce executives for a possible deal on the octagon. He immediately began training with Nick Diaz and Cesar Gracie.

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Booker T to Lashley: Get Back There and Show Them What You’ve Got

Written on August 23, 2010 by Clive Wilson

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WWE pro Booker T pondered the loss of his past contemporary, Bobby Lashley, in an interview during Strikeforce: Houston Saturday. Here is a friend's analysis and advice, what he did think Lashley still has to do come his friend's next fight.

Bobby Lashley suffered a very disappointing loss from Chad Griggs. While the fights wore out, professional wrestling’s Booker T conveyed his thoughts from his own point-of-view regarding Lashley’s performance, whether MMA is posing a threat to pro wrestling and whether his mind had conceived fighting.

When Lashley came on to the cage, Booker T noted that the fighter was nervous, and he wanted that negative energy out fast. Lashley released it too soon. Besides, Bobby “let the crowd get to him today.” But the pro fighter has so much respect for the guys who get into the cage, especially for the man he went into the ring together in their WWE heydays. Booker T said, Lashley is “a warrior…they fight tie-to-toe, one-on-one, mano-a-mano…[you’ve got to] give these guys respect.”

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Bobby Lashley Aiming for Heavyweight Title

Written on August 10, 2010 by John Paul Vill

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Does Lashley have enough confidence to boost him to the top?

Bobby Lashley is taking a step ahead. After making himself known on mixed martial arts, Lashley is seeing himself on heavyweight title early on 2011.

The fighter with a 5-0 battle will face Chad Griggs on August 21 in Strikeforce: Houston. He has spent the months of training in San Jose, California at American Kickboxing Academy. He said he’s bolstered from his sessions with fellow UFC contender Cain velasquez and Strikeforce standout Daniel Cornier.

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