Please, do not be fooled. Every exotic location has its places to go. But there are some places that you simply have to turn around and say “no.”
We’ve got you covered, after highlighting some typical holiday locations, but separating the good from the bad.
Naxos and Milos? Go. Santorini? NO!
We’re not going to deny it; Santorini is beautiful. There is a case for an exotic location becoming over visited and the charm of the place becoming saturated by excess levels of tourism.
Naxos and Milos however, provide a similar, if not better, Greek isle experience. Naxos has untouched Greek history in villages like Chalki.
While Milos is laden with perfect sandy beaches as well as the pirate caves of Kleftiko.
It’s a no-brainer.
St. Maarten? NO! Anguilla? Go.
The Caribbean is rife with the beautiful islands that provide the perfect blend of tropical tranquility and bustling carnival life.
However, many islands have been done to death, and the number of untouched treasures is becoming smaller and smaller with every summer. While St. Maarten is a perfect example of the former, Anguilla is certainly one of the latter.
St. Maarten is perfect for glamor and nightlife – material things. Anguilla, on the other hand, is a beach-y haven where you can kick back, listen to reggae, and have a chilled out time with the locals.
Santa Juana? Go. Manuel Antonio? NO!
Costa Rica is unique due to its huge concentration of rainforests and incredible wildlife.
But when the summers come, tourism is off the charts and the charm of this beautiful country, particularly Manuel Antonio National Park, can feel somewhat watered down.
However, if you end up in Santa Juana, you will have space to breathe and experience exactly the same sort of natural luxuries without having to wait in such long lines.
World Wrestling Entertainment, better known as WWE, has seen many wild personalities pass through its ring over the years. But what are some of your favorite wrestlers doing today?
Stacy Keibler Then
With strikingly long legs, Stacy Keibler has accepted the nickname, “The Legs of WCW/WWE.” Clocking in at a height of 5 feet 11 inches, she happens to be the tallest of the WWE Divas. Even more impressive, Keibler’s legs stretch so long that she is able to easily step over the rope in the middle, which serve as the border of the ring. Stacy’s tenure with the WWE was bound to end at some point, and she decided in 2006 that she needed a change of scenery and left.
Stacy Keibler Now
Stacy didn’t only make headlines for her startlingly long legs. For a brief period of time, she dated Hollywood superstar George Clooney. Their relationship only managed to survive for two years before splitting up and getting together with their current spouses. Stacy embarked soon on a romance with the CEO of Future Ads, Jared Pobre, to whom she tied the knot in 2014 during a ceremony in Mexico. Stacy gave birth to Ava Grace Probre several months after their nuptials, and she last appeared on Project Runway.
Sable – Then
Rena Marlette Greek will be best remembered as the WWE Diva Sable. She has made a living as not only a wrestler but also as an actress and a model. Sable arrived at the WWE just before the start of its Attitude era and was regularly locking heads with the likes of Luna Vachon and Jacqueline. One of the most notable credits to her name was the fact that she was the second wrestler to win the coveted Women’s Championship.
Sable – Now
After a well-documented rivalry with Torrie Wilson, Sable retired from wrestling in 2004 in order to focus on family life. As a result, the pair appeared on the cover of Playboy magazine. She had her first daughter, Mariah from her first marriage. Sadly, her husband died in a drunk driving accident. Nowadays, Sable is married to current WWE wrestler Brock Lesnar. The couple have two sons together. There is no denying that this is one of the most powerful couples in the world of wrestling.
Trish Stratus – Then
The lady born as Patricia Stratigeas was at one point one of the most beloved female wrestlers in WWE history. In her career, she has also worked as a model, as a fitness expert and has even worked in TV outside of wrestling. After years of fitness work, she decided that she wanted to pursue a career in wrestling. Since the turn of the millennium, Trish Stratus has been in and out of the WWE, with a variety of shocking storylines.
Trish Stratus – Now
Trish Stratus is officially the most beloved Diva in WWE history, having been awards WWE Babe of the Year on three separate occasions. Also, she was given the ultimate accolade, “Diva of the Decade.” In 2006, After winning her record-breaking seventh Women’s Championship, Stratus made her official retirement from the WWE. Then, in 2013, she was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame at 37 years of age, the youngest person ever to receive such an honor. She now owns a yoga center in Toronto called Stratusphere.
Kelly Kelly Then
Choosing the stage name, Kelly Kelly, Barbara Jean Blank-Souray was only 19 years old when she embarked on a career with the WWE. Kelly began her years alongside the ring in 2006, a run which last for only six years before she left the organization in 2012. Kelly was well known as an argumentative personality, as she frequently got into fights with the other women in her proximity. She also had a highly-publicized relationship with Mike Knox, that ended with a bang when hit her with his signature move.
Kelly Kelly Now
Since her 2012 retirement, Kelly Kelly has begun working as a WWE ambassador. It means she is still involved in activities like backstage visits. As a media personality, Kelly continues to receive invites for WWE events like Wrestlemania weekend, as well as joining the Hall of Fame induction ceremony. This past summer, Kelly also had a nice reunion with some of her fellow WWE wrestlers, Maryse and Eve Torres, with whom she appeared on Table for 3, a show on the WWE network.
Kevin Nash – Then
Kevin Nash is best known for his work on WCW, but his time in the WWE came when he performed under the alias Diesel. When he made the transition to WCW, Nash founded the hit supergroup the NWO (New World Order,) which he starred in alongside Scott Hall and Hollywood Hulk Hogan. He also made a short-lived, forgettable return to the WWE.
Kevin Nash – Now
These days, Nash is well known for his performances on the big screen. He made his full feature debuted as Super Shredder, a mutant version of the infamous villain in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze. One of his most recent appearances came in the hit flick Magic Mike XXL, which he starred in alongside Channing Tatum. He has also starred in TV shows such as Sabrina, The Teenage Witch, Nikki, and The Love Boat: The Next Wave.
Booker T – Then
“Can you dig it, Sucka?” This was the phrase that Booker T will be best remembered for during his time in the WWE. The more successful half of the Harlem Heat started in Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) and WCW, before joining the WWE. In his career, Booker T has won 35 titles, with 21 WCW Heavyweights and six World Television Championships. This makes him the most decorated WCW athlete of all time. He is the first African American to win the title.
Booker T – Now
As of 2011, Booker T became a SmackDown! commentator. He also made numerous returns to the annual Royal Rumble event. His work on Smackdown didn’t go unnoticed, and he eventually became the show’s General Manager. However, the success didn’t stop there, with Booker T eventually being inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame by his own brother, Stevie Ray. It was four years later when the wrestler eventually announced his retirement. Nowadays, he regularly works as a panelist for pay-per-view events.
Shawn Michaels – Then
Michael Shawn Hickenbottom first became part of the WWE when he performed alongside Marty Jannetty in the Tag Team The Rockers. For over two decades, Michaels was practically a mainstay in the WWE and would eventually shoot to the pinnacle of the industry as one of the most entertaining solo athletes. He was known for his persona as the Heartbreak Kid and starred in many WrestleMania main events. In his career, he has been a four-time world champion.
Shawn Michaels – Now
In 2011, a year after his retirement, Michaels received the ultimate honor when he was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame. He eventually became an ambassador for the company, working as a commentator and even made a few guest appearances as a referee. The crowd would often go wild when Michaels made guest appearances and planted his trademark “Sweet Chin Music” on some of the heels. In recent times, he has hosted the Shawn Michaels’ MacMillan River Adventures.
Ric Flair – Then
When you here a wrestler shout “Wooo!”, you know exactly who it came from. That’s right folks, it’s the Nature Boy himself, Ric Flair. This wrestling legend has been in the wrestling industry for over 40 years. It seems like Ric Flair has been everywhere, having starred in the WWE, NWA, TNA and the WCW. Amazingly, the wrestler has been awarded Wrestler of the Year six times in his long career. What is Nature Boy doing these days?
Ric Flair – Now
Having been inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame twice, Ric Flair is the only wrestler to achieve such an accolade. He was inducted in 2008 for his individual efforts. Then, in 2012, he was inducted for his work in the group, The Four Horsemen. The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree either. Flair’s daughter Ashley (Charlotte Flair) is also a professional wrestler. Despite a short retirement in 2006, Flair made a swift comeback and often makes brief appearances on RAW and Smackdown!.
Goldberg – Then
Bill Goldberg, better known by simply his last name, is one of the most recognizable faces of WCW. However, the wrestler from Tulsa, Oklahoma has also been heavily involved with mixed martial arts as a commentator. He may be best remembered for his year-long winning streak during the 90s. Although Goldberg ended up performing briefly on the WWE, he did headline a handful of pay-per-view events. Also, he was only the fifth wrestler to win the coveted WCW Triple Crown.
Goldberg – Now
Upon WCW’s 2001 meltdown, Goldberg ended up wrestling in Japan for a couple of years. He briefly performed in the WWE and then had a long hiatus, before returning once again in 2016. His most recent main event came at the Survivor Series, where he squared up against the towering Brock Lesnar. Due to Goldberg’s Jewish identity, he actually refuses to perform on Yom Kippur and has never worked on the day of the religious holiday. He has even had a brief spell playing professional football.
The Undertaker – Then
Mark Calaway is the man behind one of the most enigmatic characters in sports entertainment history, The Undertaker. The Phenom, as he is often known as, has been a mainstay in the WWE ever since his debut in Wrestlemania VIII, when he defeated Jake “The Snake” Roberts. Since then, The Undertaker has graced the ring with his haunting, gothic persona and will often make arrivals in absolute darkness. Did you know that before he adopted this persona, he was actually Mean Mark Callous?
The Undertaker – Now
One of the most impressive details about The Undertaker was his staggering record of 21 consecutive victories at Wrestlemania. Often referred to as The Streak, the wrestler’s run eventually came to an end when in Wrestlemania XXX, he finally lost to Brock Lesnar, of all people. Sadly, The Undertaker made an announcement in April 2017, specifically, on Wrestlemania 33, that after nearly 30 years of performing at the very highest level, Mark Calaway was planning on retiring from sports entertainment for good.
Bret Hart – Then
Bret “The Hitman” Hart is arguably the most successful wrestler to have come out of Canada. The man from Calgary, Alberta comes from a long line of wrestlers. Once the 90s came around, Hart was deemed by most as the natural successor to Hulk Hogan. However, he eventually transformed into a heel and ended up moving to WCW after the “Montreal Screwball” fiasco. However, his time in WCW would end prematurely, after he received a concussion that forced him to retire in 2000.
Bret Hart – Now
After his retirement, Hart continued to make sporadic appearances in matches in the WWE in 2010 and 2011. He won his last championship in 2010 and also served as the general manager of RAW. Hart has won 32 total championships throughout his career that has spanned over five decades, beginning from the 1970’s until the 2010’s. He became the first man to win both the WCW Triple Crown Championship as well as the WWF Triple Crown Championship. He has been married three times and has four children.
The Honky Tonk Man – Then
Although undeniably gimmicky, Wayne Farris had a great time making his Elvis impersonations while performing as The Honky Tonk Man. Just like Sid Vicious, Farris has been a main fixture in both the WWE and the WCW. However, the wrestling fans underestimated his ability after he held the Intercontinental Championship for a staggering 64 weeks. He ended up losing the title to The Ultimate Warrior at Summerslam. This wasn’t a cheap loss, especially because The Ultimate Warrior was considered to be one of the best.
The Honky Tonk Man – Now
The Honky Tonk Man made a brief return to the WWE after his time spent with the WCW. However, he once again left the company in 2009, but would go on to make on and off appearances for the following years. He eventually became part of the independent circuit. Nowadays, Farris is happily married. He met his wife Tammy way back when he was coming up in the game and they tied the knot in 1984. They have two kids together.
Mick Foley – Then
One of the most enigmatic characters in WWE history. Mick Foley has had many reincarnations during his long wrestling career. Having starred in numerous organizations such as WCW, ECW (Extreme Championship Wrestling), NWA and TNA, there seems to be no wrestling avenue that Foley hasn’t pursued. The man who has performed as Mankind, Cactus Jack, and Dude Love is somewhat of a Tag Team phenomenon, winning 11 of the aforementioned championships and 8 of them coming in the WWE.
Mick Foley – Now
Mick Foley has actually had a successful writing career outside of his time in the ring. He has a handful of successful memoirs published in his career, with many of them reaching the New York Times bestselling list. Then, Foley took his performing to the next level when he starred in movies such as Anamorph, Big Money Hustlas, Dixieland, Bloodstained Memoirs, and Chokeslam. Foley has even made guest appearances on TV shows such as Saturday Night Life and 30 Rock.
Scott Hall – Then
Known by many by his alter-ego, Razor Ramon, Scott Hall is another fine example a face that has notable appearances in both the WWE and the WCW. However, his most memorable work can probably be found during his time working with Kevin Nash and Hollywood Hulk Hogan in the NWO (New World Order.) He first burst onto the wrestling through his work at the American Wrestling Association (AWA). During his time with the WWE, he was a four-time Intercontinental Champion.
Scott Hall – Now
The semi-retired wrestler found his greatest success with the WCW, winning the Heavyweight Championship. This was shortly followed by the USWA Unified World Heavyweight Championship. In 2014, as a result of his contribution to wrestling, Hall was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame. Because of his well-documented issues with substance abuse during the 90s, Hall has been working hard, with the help of his WCW friend Diamond Dallas Page, to the stay sober and live a healthy life.
The Rock – Then
What else can be said about Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson? The “People’s Champion” was one of the biggest reasons that the WWE was able to maintain its popularity well into the 21st Century. Moves such as the Rock Bottom and the People’s Elbow were fan favorites and the star was renowned for his arsenal of unlimited catchphrases. Originally a college football player at the University of Miami, Dwayne Johnson came from a long line of wrestlers, including his grandfather and father, Peter Maivia and Rocky Johnson.
The Rock – Now
The Rock had one of the most illustrious careers out of any wrestler, winning a staggering 17 championships. However, it has been Dwayne Johnson’s exploration into Hollywood which has taken his career to the next level. In 2002, he made his feature film debut in the Mummy spinoff The Scorpion King. Since then, Johnson has become one of the most sought-after movie stars on the planet, having featured heavily in The Fast and The Furious franchise, amongst many other blockbusters.
Vince McMahon – Then
There is no denying the incredible influence that Vince McMahon has had on sports entertainment. Not only is he the CEO of the WWE, but he has also worked as a commentator, an actor, a promoter and has even tried his luck in the ring. In the 80s, he took the helm of the WWE and has never looked back. His personality has bled into the attitude of the industry, and he has even been able to perform as a caricature of himself.
Vince McMahon – Now
The McMahons have become something of a family saga in the WWE, with Vince’s kids Stephanie and Shane also making names for themselves in the company. Not only that, but Vince’s wife Linda is also the former WWE/SBA Administrator. While Shane has developed a reputation as a talented wrestler in his own right, Stephanie has become the Chief Brand Officer. Vince’s net worth is absolutely staggering – $1.21 billion, as of 2016. Thankfully for the McMahons, the WWE is still going strong.
Hulk Hogan – Then
When you think of wrestling, one of the first people who will come to mind is the undeniable, Hulk Hogan. The man born Terry Gene Bollea is definitely one of the most popular wrestlers of all time. He is best known for ushering in the modern era of wrestling with his classic Wrestlemania encounters with Andre The Giant. However, like many other wrestlers on this list, Hogan’s wrestling career has stretched beyond the WWE into the AWA, NJPW, TNAW and the WCW.
Hulk Hogan – Now
Since his time in the WWE, Hogan has hit TV screens with his family in the reality show Hogan Knows Best. This was later followed by his daughter’s spinoff show Brooke Knows Best. However, it’s not just the reality shows that Hogan has been a part of. The Hulkster has starred in movies and shows such as Rocky III, Mr. Nanny, as well as Santa with Muscles. Other shows that Hogan has hosted included Hogan’s Celebrity Championship Wrestling.
Jacqueline – Then
Jacqueline DeLois Moore, who performed under her first name, started off working for WCW and TNA as a road manager, before finally hitting the WWE big time. She was one of the most successful female wrestlers during the Attitude era. Her work as part of the Pretty Mean Sisters is what originally put her on the map. She was in this group alongside other successful female wrestlers such as Ryan Shamrock and Terri Runnels. She also managed Marc Mero at one point.
Jacqueline – Now
Jacqueline other work in the WWE has come as both a referee and a coach. Amazingly, she was only the third woman in WWE history to win its Cruiserweight Championship. After her 2004 departure from the WWE, she worked once again for TNA as a manager, while often stepping into the ring to demonstrate her wrestling skills. In April 2016, she received the highest wrestling honor when she was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame. As well as wrestling, Jacqueline can also do tae kwon do.
Triple H – Then
One of the biggest heels in WWE history is Paul Michael Levesque, better known as Triple H. He burst on to the scene under the alias Terra Ryzing and made his Wrestlemania debut in 1996 when he was defeated by the late, Ultimate Warrior. However, Triple H went on to become one of the most successful wrestlers.
Triple H – Now
When Triple H reached the pinnacle of WWE when he won the heavyweight championship, his relationship with Vince McMahon’s daughter Stephanie became part of the storyline. The couple is still together to this day and since then, Triple H has won 25 WWE titles. Nowadays, Levesque is the WWE’s Executive Vice President of Talent, Live Events and Creative Direction. He is also the founder of NXT, a separate entity from RAW and SmackDown! that acts a development platform for WWE’s future talent.
Stone Cold Steve Austin – Then
Similar to the effect that The Rock had on the WWE, “Stone Cold” Steve Austin was one of the most prominent people who to help usher in the Attitude era. Also, like The Rock, Stone Cold had many catchphrases and was the type of larger than life personality that wrestling fans absolutely love. The beer-chugging anti-hero was someone who people started to root for after his submission match with Bret Hart at Wrestlemania 13. “And that’s the bottom line, ’cause Stone Cold said so!”
Stone Cold Steve Austin – Now
Stone Cold’s career has been laden with headline performances at many WWE pay-per-view events. The Texas Rattlesnake has starred in many Wrestlemanias. However, his career has been plagued by many neck and knee injuries, which have often played into the wrestler’s storylines. Eventually reality kicked in and Austin was eventually forced to retire. Outside of wrestling, Stone Cold hosts a couple of reality shows, including Redneck Island and his very own Steve Austin’s Broken Skull Challenge.
Jake Roberts – Then
One of the most iconic wrestlers of his day was Jake “The Snake” Roberts. This wasn’t just a rhyming game when it came to his nickname. Jack “The Snake” was a fan favorite because he would actually bring snakes into the ring. Also, Roberts was famous for creating the wrestling move, which was his finishing move, DDT. This alluded to the notorious pesticide dichloro-diphenyl-trichloroethane. Roberts was a mainstay in the WWE roster from 1986 to 1992, during the times of Hulk Hogan and Andre the Giant.
Jake Roberts – Now
After a spell in the WCW, Roberts made an epic return to the WWE in 1996. However, the return lasted for a year before he eventually ended up in what many considered to be a more fitting organization for him – Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW). Like other wrestlers on this list, Roberts was a victim of substance abuse and ended up receiving support from Diamond Dallas Page. Eventually, he got the credit that was due and was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame.
Big Show – Then
The Big Show is what most wrestling fans consider to be the modern era’s answer to Andre the Giant. Born Paul Donald Wright II, Big Show has been a part of the WWE since the Attitude era and is now a permanent fixture in RAW. Before that though, he was a part of WCW and ironically, performed under the alias, The Giant. However, by the time 1999 came around, Wright was ready to hit the big time and signed with the McMahons.
Big Show – Now
The seven-time world champion has numerous other titles in the WCW and WWE. In total, the Big Show has 23 championships to his name. Still, he has managed to try his hand in other career paths, particularly that of acting. He has starred in numerous films and TV shows, such as Adam Sandler’s The Waterboy, Jingle All The Way, Star Trek: Enterprise, Psych, Knucklehead, Royal Pains, and Burn Notice. There is no doubt when the Big Show is involved, it is an impressive sight.
Jimmy Snuka Then
James Snuka, originally hailing from Fiji, took on the moniker Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka when he joined the WWE, which was then known as the WWF. He was most celebrated as a wrestler during the 1980s, where he consistently demonstrated what was known as the high-flying style. He would generally finish his opponents off with his signature “Superfly Splash.” He was the original ECW Heavyweight Champion, though his first time winning the title wouldn’t be his last.
Jimmy Snuka Now
In September 2015, Snuka was the center of an investigation regarding a girlfriend of his who was murded in May 1983. Snuka pleaded not guilty, which didn’t end up matter, as the judge decided he was unable to stand trial since he’d received a diagnosis of dementia. Snuka’s health continued to decline following the trial, until it seemed he had only month left. The charges were dismissed due to his ill health in January 2017. Only 12 days afterwards, Snuka died, aged 73.
Randy Orton Then
Randy Orton, whose full given name is Randall Keith Orton, is not only a wrestler, but also an actor. He got his start in the United States Marines, though didn’t make it very far as he was dishonorably discharged for going AWOL, rather than following his commanders orders. Afterwards, he chose to take on the world of professionally wrestling. Though he began with region matches, he moved on to the WWF in 2001. His 2004 Heavyweight Championship win made him the youngest wrestler to hold the title.
Randy Orton Now
Randy hasn’t left the WWE in the last 13 years, in fact, he holds the most recent championship title. This is the ninth time since joining in 2001 that Randy has won the title. For Orton, it seems that wrestling runs in the family, as his grandfather was Bob Orton Sr. and his dad is “Cowboy Bob Orton. In the ring, Orton is known for wrestling for SmackDown. In his personal life, he is onto wife number two, Kimberly Kessler, with whom he has one child.
Fans of the WWE will almost certainly have heard of Edge, the ring name for Adam Joseph Copeland. Edge began his wrestling career in 1992, and wrestled for the WWE from 1996 until 2015. In addition to wrestling, he is also an actor. When he first began on WWE, he was a last minute fill in for Bob Holly’s challenger. In his 19 years in the ring, he won the championship 31 times, as well as seven World Heavyweight Championship titles, more than anyone else, on top of 12 World Tag Team Championships.
Given Edge’s propensity for acting has meant that since leaving the ring, he has managed to land roles in a number of TV shows, which includes MADtv, Deal or No Deal, The Flash, and most recently, Vikings. In 2012, his main sparring partner, Christian, initiated Edge into the WWE Hall of Fame. Edge has set another record too, because his wife, Beth Phoenix was added into the Hall of Fame as well this past year, which makes them the only married couple to both hold that honor.
Stephanie McMahon – Then
The McMahon family have truly put their stamp on their incredibly successful company. There is no denying that Vince’s daughter, Stephanie, has truly followed in his footsteps. If your father is the Chairman/CEO and your mother is a member of the presidential cabinet, then the likelihood is that you are going to do pretty well for yourself. Not to mention, her brother Shane is also a wrestler! However, it’s her marriage to wrestler and executive Triple H that truly took Stephanie’s career to the next level.
Stephanie McMahon – Now
In a truly bizarre moment, Stephanie McMahon and Triple H married on a WWE episode. A real-life wedding shortly followed this. Since then, the couple has been strong both on and off-screen, and have three daughters together. As time has passed, Stephanie has become the creative director of the WWE. Stephanie’s most recent news revolves around her rumored memoir. She is believed to be writing it in between work and family life, and it is expected to be released in 2020.
Kane – Then
Glenn Jacobs burst onto the WWE Scene in 1997 at the pay-per-view Bad Blood. When The Undertaker took on Shawn Michaels in the first ever Hell In A Cell match, the Phenom thought that he had the match won with HBK in a bloody pulp. However, the lights went red, and this red masked villain, of similar stature to The Undertaker, entered the ring and it was revealed to be his half-brother, Kane. He went on to pick up the ‘Taker and perform his own move on him, the tombstone piledriver.
Kane – Now
Kane and The Undertaker’s “sibling rivalry” would often transform into teamwork depending on the storyline. As time went on, Kane’s appearance changed, with him adopted different masks as time went on. This culminated in him abandoning the mask altogether. His most recent WWE appearance in the fall of 2016. Since then, Jacobs has taken some time off to focus on family and recuperate. He has also starred in numerous hit movies such as See No Evil 2, MacGruber, and Countdown.
Batista – Then
Before Dave Bautista (or as he is known in the ring, Batista) made it into the WWE, he had a lot of other strings to his bow. Batista was already an accomplished mixed martial artist, a bodybuilder, and an actor. His first event came in 2002 when he appeared on SmackDown! as Deacon Batista. In the decade that he worked in the wrestling world, Batista won four World Heavyweight Championships and most notably, carried the title for 282 days, the longest reign of any wrestler.
Batista – Now
These days, Batista is used to starring in some of the most high profile blockbusters in recent memory. In the last ten years, he has starred numerous hit flicks such as Riddick, The Man with the Iron Fists, Guardians of the Galaxy 1 and 2, Spectre, Kickboxer: Vengeance, L.A. Slasher, and Blade Runner 2049. He is scheduled to reprise his role as Drax the Destroyer in Avengers: Infinity War. He has also returned to MMA since his hiatus from wrestling, signing with Classic Entertainment & Sports.
Lita – Then
Amy Christine Dumas originally performed under the alias Lita and started off as part of the Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW) before getting her WWE break in 1999. She will be best remembered for being part of the Xtreme trio, with Jeff and Matt Hardy. But what is the four-time WWE Women’s Champion doing these days?
Lita – Now
After her retirement from wrestling in 2006, Lita turned to another form of entertainment – she became a professional musician, with much success. In September 2007, she released her first album with her punk rock band, The Luchagors. But this was far from the end of Lita’s music career. She ended up hosting a radio show in 2013 called Amy’s Discordia. She’s also starred in numerous TV shows, including Dark Angel, The Weakest Link: WWF Superstars Edition, Fear Factor, and Headbangers Ball in 2004.
Sid – Then
Sidney Raymond Eudy has often used his first name to determine the nature of his character at various stages of his career. When he was Sid Justice, he was a much more likable character than his time spent as Sycho Sid, for example. He also performed under the alias Sid Vicious. Sid is one of those wrestlers who has seen equal amounts of success in both the WWE and the WCW. He ended up headlining the main event of Wrestlemania 13, where he fought the Undertaker.
Sid – Now
Along with Ric Flair, Sid was part of the Four Horsemen who graced the WCW’s rings from 1990 to 1991. As well as the WWE, he has also been a part of the United States Wrestling Federation. Unfortunately, Sid fractured his leg in 2000 and was forced to stay out of the ring for a long time. However, he eventually made an epic return in 2012, coming up against Heath Slater in a fight. Unsurprisingly, Sid would go on to win that fight.