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Batista'a MMA deal hits snag

2010-06-23 12:28
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New York - Former WWE champion Batista may have jumped the gun when he said he was joining the Strikeforce MMA league.

According to the TMZ website, he hasn't signed a contract ... and the hold-up is cold, hard cash.

Sources involved in the negotiations said, Batista and Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker have already hammered out most of the details in their contract, but Batista's salary is still a major sticking point.

Coker and the former WWE star are also stuck on scheduling issues, because according to sources close to the fighter, Batista's calendar has been jam-packed with TV and movie deals since his wrestling contract expired.

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