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Dave Bautista Will Make His MMA Debut Against Vince Lucero

Former WWE superstar-turned-MMA fighter Dave Bautista has a third - and hopefully final - opponent for his debut this weekend. According to, Bautista will face Vince Lucero.

The bout is the main event for CES MMA: Bautista vs. Lucero. The card takes place October 6 from The Dunkin' Donuts Center in Providence, Rhode Island.

Bautista (0-0) has been transitioning into MMA for several years now since announcing he was leaving pro wrestling. Lucero is 20-22 with 11 career knockouts, including fights with former UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia.

The card, which airs live on pay-per-view, will also feature former UFC fighters David Loiseau and John Howard.

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