Dave Bautista is currently on top of the world with the release of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, but he clearly still remembers the days when he was a young, jacked guy making a name for himself. He recently posted this picture from when he was on the cover of Flex magazine in 2005 to his Instagram.

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Back in 2005, Bautista was gaining some traction as the WWE’s World Heavyweight Champion. Since then, Bautista has left the WWE twice and expanded his brand as an actor. 

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His home run role has clearly been Drax, but he has also been the bad guy twice as Mr. Hinx (007 Spectre), and Brass Body (The Man with the Iron Fists). His upcoming projects include Blade Runner 2049 and Avengers: Infinity War

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