(WPRI) - Actor, wrestler and former bodybuilder David Bautista – known throughout the world by his World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) stage name, Batista – will make his highly-anticipated mixed martial arts debut in Providence.
Batista is part of "Real Pain" happening on Saturday, October 6 at the Dunkin Donuts Center.
He's a former professional wrestler, bodybuilder and now is acting.
"Fighting MMA is a dream come true," said Bautista, a former six-time WWE world champion and one of the stars of the upcoming Quentin Tarantino motion picture The Man with the Iron Fists, which is scheduled to hit theaters November 2. "I'm very excited to make my debut in Providence with Jimmy Burchfield, who has so much experience putting on fights. CES treats me like family, and I can't wait to make my debut with them. MMA has been my lifelong dream, and I'm glad to be able to do it with them on the East Coast."
"The Man with the Iron Fists", will also star Russell Crowe, and Lucy Liu.
He is also known for his time with the WWE.
Now he is changing things up and has signed on to MMA making his debut against Rashid Evans on October 6 at the Dunkin Donuts Center.
If you want to buy tickets for the MMA fight in Providence you can head to Dunkin Donuts Center
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