The rise of The Animal: Batista's 10 biggest moments

May 9, 2002: Batista debuts

Every Superstar has to start somewhere, right? Before he becomes the unstoppable Animal responsible for more destruction than Michael Bay’s film career, Batista pays his dues as a hired hand to Reverend D-Von. Luckily, this sin is quickly forgiven … and forgotten.

Watch Batista's first WWE match