He later won the OVW Heavyweight Championship from "The Machine" Doug Basham before losing the belt to The Prototype.A few months later, Bautista left OVW after he was promoted to WWE's main roster.He holds the record for the longest reign as World Heavyweight Champion at 282 days and has also won the World Tag Team Championship three times (twice with Ric Flair and once with John Cena) and the WWE Tag Team Championship once (with Rey Mysterio).He was the winner of the 2005 Royal Rumble match and went on to headline Wrestle Mania 21, one of the top five highest-grossing pay-per-view events in professional wrestling history.is an American actor, retired professional wrestler, mixed martial artist and bodybuilder.From 2000 to 20 to 2014, he was signed to WWE under the ring name Batista, where he became a six-time world champion, winning WWE's World Heavyweight Championship four times and the WWE Championship twice.
Upon signing with the WWF, Bautista was sent to Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW), a WWF developmental territory.
By the end of the event, all four members of Evolution held every male championship on Raw, with Triple H winning the World Heavyweight Championship and Randy Orton winning the Intercontinental Championship.
At Survivor Series, Triple H, Batista, Gene Snitsky and Edge were defeated by Maven, Chris Jericho, Chris Benoit, and Randy Orton in an eight-man elimination tag team match for control of Raw over the following month; the members of the winning team would each be the Raw general manager for a week.
He made his OVW debut in 2000 under the ring name Leviathan, where he immediately joined forces with Synn.
As a member of the Disciples of Synn stable, he went undefeated until being beaten at Christmas Chaos by Kane with help from Stone Cold Steve Austin.
While still in OVW, Bautista began appearing on non-televised WWE events.