Breaking News: Batista To Become New General Manager On RAW

Martin SmithContributor IJune 15, 2009

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 15:  Batista stands in the ring during WWE Smackdown at Acer Arena on June 15, 2008 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Gaye Gerard/Getty Images)

According to sources close to the WWE, Dave Batista is the new general manager of RAW.

Batista was injured last week on RAW by the hands of Randy Orten, and because of

this, was unable to put his title on the line this week.

Many people believe this could lead to his career being over. as he faced his 2nd major

injury in almost a year, which could lead to the end of his career.

With Randy Orten winning the WWE Title earlier tonight, it shall be interesting to see if

he can survive with Batista at the helm.

It could be great trouble for Legacy, whos goal is keeping the title in Orten hands. is reportedly going to make the announcement on their site in just a few hours.

What a great boost for RAW. No owner, and new GM!