The Animal Batista: A Huge Come Back From Smackdown to Raw

armando martinezContributor IJune 9, 2009

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 15:  Batista climbs back into the ring against World Heavyweight Champion Edge during WWE Smackdown at Acer Arena on June 15, 2008 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Gaye Gerard/Getty Images)

In Smackdown, Batista went through tough times and got physically hurt making his way into Raw.

He had an issue with the viper Randy Orton and got punted in the skull which nearly put his career away for good. However, he came back and dominated Legacy at judgement day.

Randy was terrified, so he slapped the referee and retained his title.

At extreme rules, in Batista's playground, the steel cage match made Batista the new WWE champion. Randy was mad and broke Batistas arm to steal the WWE championship title and expected Batista to return that same night.

Instead the game popped out of the ambulance truck with a sledgehammer used it against Priceless and pedigreed Randy into a chair.