Dave Bautista and Triple H are huge names in the world of pro wrestling. However, as of now, both of them have retired from the ring. Meanwhile, it is to be noted that during their tenure with WWE, they presented an outstanding run that is remembered by the fans to date.
In addition, Dave Bautista and Triple H were part of an epic rivalry. In fact, it is still a hot topic of discussion among the fans today. The legendary rivalry between the two Superstars culminated in a match at WrestleMania 21 for the World Heavyweight Championship. At the event, Batista defeated The Game to win the title.
With that, it seems Batista cried for three days after his unforgettable match against Triple H. Previously, while appearing for an interview, The Animal talked about the match. He stated that it was a very “surreal moment” when he was walking down the ramp at the Grandest Stage of Them All. He mentioned that the match was “terrifying” yet “extremely exciting“.
Batista went on to talk about the aftermath of the match. The Animal stated, “I legit broke down when that match was over, like broke down. I think I cried for three days“. He also mentioned that it was a dream come true for him, and he was unable to believe what was happening.
Thus, it seems that the match between the two powerhouses, which had shaken the entire WWE Universe, also shook the champion. It was indeed a match to be remembered and will always remain an exciting topic of discussion for generations to come.
Focusing on the rivalry between Triple H and Dave Bautista
In January 2003, the stable Evolution took place, which consisted of Batista, Randy Orton, Ric Flair, and Triple H. Moving ahead, the stable members began doing wonders and impressing the fans. The Game also went on to bag the World Heavyweight Championship.
Following that, Triple H lost to Chris Jericho in a match. However, his loss resulted in The Game insulting Bautista. With that, the relationship between the two stablemates began to deteriorate, but they still stuck together within the stable.
Going forward, the on-screen relationship between The Animal and The Hunter did not improve. Instead, Batista went on to win the 30-Man Royal Rumble match at the 2005 namesake event. With that, he earned an opportunity for a World Championship match at the Grandest Stage of Them All at WrestleMania 21.
Soon enough, Batista left the Evolution stable and signed a contract to face Triple H for the World Heavyweight Championship at WrestleMania 21. Following that, the two Superstars feuded with each other before finally facing off in the main event of WrestleMania, where The Animal won.
However, that didn’t mark the end of the rivalry between Triple H and Dave Bautista. Fans enjoyed it as the two continued their feud. Going forward, The Game and The Animal faced each other at Backlash 2005 and Vengeance 2005. In both events, Batista retained his title, much to the happiness of the fans, who vouched for him.
That marked the end of one of the greatest on-screen rivalries on WWE television. However, it is needless to mention that the feud was an epic one, and the fans thoroughly enjoyed it. Meanwhile, it’s been a long time since the world witnessed the collision of the two giant forces. With that, it remains to be seen if Batista and Triple H will once again be seen inside the ring in the distant future.