WWE’s Batista halts MMA ‘Strikeforce’ deal due to money issues. According to TMZ, former WWE wrestler Dave Batista has halted the deal to become an MMA fighter with “Strikeforce” due to some money issues. They say that Batista has not signed a contract with them yet,and is halting it due to money.
Batista and Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker have reached an agreement on most of the details in their contract,but Batista’s salary is still a major issue. They are also having problems with scheduling issues. Batista’s calendar has been booked solid with TV and movie deals ever since his wrestling contract expired. Read more »