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Booker T Recalls Giving Batista A “Pretty Good Beating” During 2006 Fist Fight

Speaking to Fighting Spirit Magazine, Booker T recalled his physical altercation with Batista on May 8, 2006 at a commercial photo shoot in Encino, California for that year’s SummerSlam pay-per-view event.

Batista, who rose to main event status in a relatively short period of time, was already unpopular within the locker room due to his lack of respect for those who came before him coupled with a sense of entitlement. That day, Booker T took issue with The Animal’s poor demeanor.

According to eyewitness reports, Booker T challenged Batista to “[go] into an empty room and go for it.” The two fought for approximately five minutes in the room, with Booker T dominating the muscle-bound wrestler. After the two were separated by fellow wrestlers, Batista snuck in one last sucker punch on Booker T just as he did immediately after the decorated wrestler closed the door to signal the start of fray.

Finlay, who was among the wrestlers who broke up the brawl, said during an earlier interview with the publication that the story was blown out of proportion. Booker T disagreed with his assessment.

“It wasn’t blown out of proportion. He took a pretty good beating,” said the SmackDown General Manager.

“The thing is, when you’re in a fight, it’s different from an MMA fight. That’s the thing with me. I’ve fought my whole life. You don’t just call a person out to a fight if you don’t know their background, what they’ve been through, and how to test them. That was his mistake, and I think it was definitely a case of him underestimating me, and thinking he was the bigger guy. For me fighting is in the blood, and it’s something I grew up doing. Honestly though, I hope Batista does well (in MMA), even just for the business’ sake.”

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  • Chelsii.

    Fuck Batista, he got old pretty pretty quick after losing to Undertaker.

  • Dave

    I believe Finlay so fuck you Booker go smoke some more drugs, and I would love to see Booker have an MMA fight with Bautista but we all know that will never happen, Batista to return in 2013!

  • Chris

    Booker T’s victory in the fight with Batista has earn him extra locker room respect. One source stated that Booker T dominated Batista due to having more street fighting experience.

  • Chris

    Batista clearly has a lot of muscles from his bodybuilding background, he hasn’t got the wrestling skills of a veteran like Booker and found himself on the floor pretty quickly. The black eye came from when Batista hit him with a cheap shot whilst they were being pulled apart by other co-workers.

  • brandon

    Batista got gassed pretty quick in his fight.

    Can you dig that…SUCKA???

  • Jbreed

    Batista got what he deserved for being a prick and I’m glad it was Booker T who whipped his ass and put him in his place. Booker is a guy who respects the company, the guys who came before him and the guys who are there now. Batista always thought he was above everybody else.

  • Cornbread

    Am I the only one who imagines him commentating his own fight?

    “Let me tell ya sumthin’ Batista, Im whooping’ yo ass! Oh my goodness!!”

  • rob

    How big is Batista’s dick?

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