WWE’s February 25th version of Monday Night Raw in Atlanta, Georgia was billed as a 70th birthday celebration for professional wrestling icon, Ric Flair, however The Nature Boy by no means made it to the social gathering.
At the conclusion of Monday Night Raw, present and former WWE superstars have been ready for Flair to make his solution to the ring for the birthday bash when it was revealed that he had been attacked backstage by six-time World Champion Dave Bautista.
Bautista, recognized within the wrestling world merely as Batista, then dragged Flair right into a hallway, regarded straight into the digicam and stated, “Hey Hunter. Do I’ve your consideration now?”
Batista has been rumored for a match towards Triple H at Wrestlemania 35, and final evening’s closing section simply about confirms the studies.
The two superstars laid the groundwork for a possible showdown again in October, when Batista returned to the WWE for the primary time in 4 years as a part of the promotion’s celebration of SmackDown 1000. During an in-ring section, Batista thanked the followers and his former Evolution teammates, Randy Orton and Ric Flair, earlier than taking a jab at Triple H.
“This man has single-handedly modified this enterprise. He runs this enterprise. This man is this enterprise.
14-time World Champion. There is nothing, nothing that this man hasn’t carried out on this enterprise…. Except beat me.”
A stare down ensued, as seen within the video embedded beneath, sparking rumors of a Wrestlemania bout.