It was previously reported here on eWn that Batista was going to be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame earlier this year. “The Animal” was also planned to be inducted back in 2020, but it was postponed due to the pandemic.
During a recent video for “CoolKicks,” Batista confirmed that while he was going to be inducted this year, he was stuck in South Africa filming a movie. He said,
“I was in South Africa. I was supposed to go into the Hall Of Fame, but I was on this film I was committed to. I couldn’t get out of it.”