Back in January, Dave Batista made his big return to WWE amid much fanfare and hype. It was predicted by many that “The Animal” would drastically shake up Raw and become the company’s new top babyface.
Fast forward two months and, of course, that hasn’t happened. The crowds have reacted negatively to him, most memorably at the Royal Rumble where his victory was vociferously booed. His feuds have been woefully dull, too (well, that’s what happens when you book him against Alberto Del Rio).
In fact, Batista’s return has floundered so badly, the bookers have even had Randy Orton bring it up on television.
But, hey, if it’s any consolation to the former WWE champion, he’s hardly the first wrestler to have his comeback flop. The following guys—and girls—had a great deal of trouble, too, when they returned…