Lanny Poffo Tag

– Wrestlers who participated in a recent talent evaluation with WWE were asked to write down the ten most embarrassing and humiliating things they think could possibly happen to them in the company. Steve Lombardi, who oversaw the evaluation with William Regal, then told them that odds are everything they came up with will occur at one point or another if they make it to the big show. They must therefore decide whether working for WWE at the risk of being humiliated is something they want out of life. —Read More

Posted On September 11, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Former WWE Star Challenges Greg Valentine To A MMA Match

WWE Hall of Famer Greg “The Hammer” Valentine no-showing Great North Wrestling’s Randy Savage tribute show on Sept. 3 in Hawkesbury, Ontario, Canada has been turned into an angle. Lanny Poffo, the brother of the late superstar wrestler, posted a video on YouTube challenged the 60-year-old to a mixed martial arts match on December 30 in Gatineau. The wrestler formerly known as The Genius says he will throw cash he received from his recent inheritance to bait Valentine into the fight. He also taunts Valentine by calling him a “mangina”Read More

Posted On June 8, 2011By Owen PattersonIn News

“Macho Man” Randy Savage’s Cause Of Death Revealed

Randy Savage’s brother, Lanny Poffo, recently took part in an interview in which he reveals Savage’s cause of death: ventricular fibrillation, a type of cardiac arrhythmia that can lead to fainting or heart attacks. Poffo says that Savage simply passed out while driving, and did not die from the subsequent car accident. When asked how he felt about the revelation, Poffo said “What it means to me is, it was a beautiful way to die. It’s quick, painless.” He also praised Savage’s wife Lynn for preventing an even greater tragedy:Read More
According to multiple accounts, former WWE Tag Team Champion Brian Knobbs mocked Randy Savage’s death at a wrestling convention last Friday in Newark, California. A number of former WWE stars were on hand for Big Time Wrestling’s annual Wrestlefest event last Friday at the Newark Pavilion including Bret Hart, Kevin Nash, Sean Waltman, Jim Neidhart, Jerry Sags, Greg Valentine and Jimmy Hart. News of Savage’s passing broke Friday and Knobbs was cracking jokes about the deceased wrestler later that day in front of his longtime colleagues. Waltman, who witnessed Knobbs’Read More

Posted On May 26, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

TMZ Reports Gun Was Recovered At Randy Savage Crash Scene

Thanks to TMZ.com for the following: Randy “Macho Man” Savage was in possession of a high-powered handgun when he crashed in Florida last week … but TMZ has learned Savage had an active permit to carry the weapon. TMZ spoke with Randy’s brother, Lanny Poffo, who tells us the gun was properly registered and legit. Lanny says Randy had recently gotten into the hobby of target shooting — and was a pretty damn good shot. Lanny says Randy and his wife were so passionate about the hobby — he wasn’tRead More

Posted On May 25, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

TMZ: Macho’s Last Request – Don’t Play My Theme Music

Thanks to TMZ.com for the following: “Macho Man” Randy Savage’s ashes were spread at the base of a tree at his Florida home yesterday … and in compliance with his final request, the family REFUSED to play his wrestling theme music during the ceremony. TMZ spoke to Randy’s brother Lanny Poffo who tells us Savage made it very clear in his funeral plans … NO ONE was to play his theme music, Pomp and Circumstance, while he was laid to rest. We’re told … in recent years, Randy felt extremelyRead More

Posted On May 23, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

TMZ: Macho Man To Be With Beloved Dog For Eternity

The following is from TMZ.com: Randy “Macho Man” Savage will be cremated and his ashes co-mingled with the ashes of his loyal pooch, Hercules. Savage’s brother, Lanny Poffo, tells TMZ … the dog’s ashes were spread around Randy’s favorite tree several years ago, and after Randy is cremated his ashes will be strewn there as well. Lanny tells us Randy would always say, “If it’s good enough for Herc, it’s good enough for me!” And … although the Macho Man was one of the most beloved wrestlers of all time,Read More

Posted On May 20, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Autopsy Scheduled For “Macho Man” Randy Savage

TMZ.com reports that an autopsy will be performed on the body of Randy Savage tomorrow. His remains will be transported to the Pinellas County Medical Examiner’s Office later today where doctors are scheduled to perform an autopsy. The wrestling legend died this morning in Largo, Florida after a head-on collision with a tree. Lanny Poffo, his brother, says the accident occurred after Savage suffered a heart attack while driving his 2009 Jeep Wrangler. He was 58 years old.Read More

Posted On November 26, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

Heenan Reportedly In Poor Health, WWE Alumni Update, More

– The WWE website has added Jake “The Snake” Roberts and The Gobbledy Gooker to its Alumni section. Of talent released last Friday, Jillian and Tiffany were added to the page. — There was much second-guessing among those in WWE regarding the content of pay-per-view events compared to television programming. — Bobby Heenan is reportedly in very poor health at a Florida hospital. Lanny Poffo, brother of Randy Savage, said on the Who’s Slamming Who podcast this week that he heard from a friend that the WWE Hall of FamerRead More