Bobby Lashley: Batista Is Someone I Would Love To Have A Match With, It Would Be Big Box Office

Bobby Lashley would welcome the challenge of Batista.

After finishing his full-time run with WWE in 2010, Batista (Dave Bautista) made his way to the world of MMA in October 2012. Batista picked up a victory over Vince Lucero by technical knockout in his one professional MMA bout.

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Bobby Lashley had a longer tenure in MMA, amassing a record of 15-2 after he left WWE in 2008.

With similar career parallels going from WWE success to the MMA cage, Lashley was asked about a potential match with Batista while on the Perform Podcast.

"I love where Dave is and I never try to drum up any controversy or any kind of friction. Dave is definitely somebody I would love to have a match with. It would be something that would do some huge box office numbers. Dave, since he's left WWE, his whole entire career has exploded to another level. Of course you want to bring somebody like him back. If we can, I know it would be a great match up. I never say that one person is going to win in a competition like that. I'm always betting on myself, but at the end of the day, the fans would win that," he said.

Batista has retired from the world of wrestling, last wrestling at WrestleMania 35, and has found success in Hollywood.

Lashley is still active in WWE as a member of the WWE SmackDown roster. He has been on recent episodes of WWE SmackDown talking to Street Profits (Montez Ford & Angelo Dawkins) and Carmelo Hayes & Trick Williams.

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