Breaking News: Batista To Retire After Extreme Rules?

Chris O ConnallCorrespondent IIIApril 25, 2010

NEW YORK - APRIL 30:  Wrestler Dave Batista attends a screening of 'Head Case' at the MoMA Sculpture Garden on April 30, 2009 in New York City.  (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)
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It has been reported by LordsofPain.net that Batista will be retiring from Pro Wrestling following Sunday's Extreme Rules PPV, in which Batista challenges John Cena for the WWE Title in a Last Man Standing match.

We all know that Batista is out if contract in the near future, and that there has been some hesitation from both parties about negotiations.

Batista also stated in stated in January that he wanted to retire within the next year.

So, after recently being pulled from the lead roll in an upcoming WWE movie, is Dave Batista ready to hang up the boots and retire from Pro Wrestling?