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Posted On May 25, 2011By Owen PattersonIn News

Randy Savage News & Notes; Hall Of Fame Update & More

- Internally it’s believed that Randy Savage will be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame next year in Miami. – The Salem Red Sox out of Salem, Virginia will be honoring Randy Savage by giving out free Slim Jims to the first 1,000 fans at their game this Friday night.Read More

Posted On May 24, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Rhodes Explains How Savage Walked Away From Wrestling

Dave Meltzer of Yahoo! Sports has an article chronicling Randy Savage’s extraordinary wrestling career and it features behind-the-scenes details on how it came to an end. Savage briefly appeared for TNA Wrestling in late 2004 to feud with Jeff Jarrett. At the December pay-per-view, Turning Point, he was scheduled to partner with Jeff Hardy and AJ Styles in a tag team match against The Kings of Wrestling—Jarrett, Kevin Nash and Scott Hall. Savage, who hadn’t wrestled in over four years, flaked out of the match mere minutes before the pay-per-viewRead More
Busted Open satellite radio show with Jeff Jarrett Hosts: Dave LaGreca and Doug Mortman Airs Mondays and Wednesdays on Sirius 92 and XM 207 from 2-4 ET Visit Facebook.com/bustedopen for more information Jarrett on Randy ‘Macho Man’ Savage’s impact on wrestling: “There were several different sides to Randy. Personal, professionally, inside the ring, outside the ring…..Randy was, in my opinion, if you want to talk about just the persona of ‘Macho Man’ Randy Savage, and I said this the other day. There’s three things that go into making a greatRead More

Posted On May 24, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Former Writer Rips WWE Over Randy Savage Tribute Video

Former WWE creative writer Chris DeJoseph (a/k/a Big Dick Johnson), who worked alongside Vince McMahon from 2005 through 2010, ripped his former employer over last night’s Randy Savage tribute video on Raw. He feels it’s hypocritical that WWE would sing the Macho Man’s praises after he had been ostracized from the organization during the final years of his life. Pointing the finger of blame to Vince McMahon, DeJoseph wrote on Twitter, “Vince is steaming watching this Macho Man package. “Only in death Macho Man was allowed back on WWE TV.Read More
Legendary wrestling manager Jimmy Hart appeared on the Busted Open satellite radio show on Monday and of course had a lot to say about the late “Macho Man” Randy Savage. Here’s a recap of what Jimmy Hart said about how the Poffo family is holding up following last week’s tragedy and the complicated relationship between Randy and Hulk Hogan: Busted Open satellite radio show with Jimmy Hart Hosts: Dave LaGreca and Doug Mortman Airs Mondays and Wednesdays on Sirius 92 and XM 207 from 2-4 ET Visit Facebook.com/bustedopen for moreRead More

Posted On May 24, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

WWE Honors Randy Savage On Raw, CM Punk Pays Tribute

WWE paid tribute to the late Randy Savage on Raw with an “In Memory of” graphic at the beginning of the show and a video package showcasing his career prior to the evening’s main event. The package highlighted his legendary match with Ricky “The Dragon” Steamboat at WrestleMania III, on-screen relationship with Miss Elizabeth, trademark mannerisms and other career milestones. Prior to the airing of the video, Jerry Lawler said of the wrestling legend, “Savage will always be a Hall of Famer, no matter what.” CM Punk punctuated the SavageRead More
– Chavo Guerrero stayed down for a few minutes following his match with Sin Cara last night at WWE Over the Limit due to an apparent knee injury. He was said to be okay following the bout. — Former TNA Wrestling star Jay Lethal will pay tribute to “Macho Man” Randy Savage at tomorrow’s Florida Underground Wrestling live event in Largo, Florida. Click here for event information. — Former WWE Intercontinental Champion The Honky Tonk Man will pay tribute to “Macho Man” Randy Savage during his weekly radio show. TheRead More
– WWE Hall of Famer Bret Hart commented on the passing of Randy Savage hours after learning of the news. “He was so loved and respected by everyone, especially the ones that worked with him,” Hart said of his former colleague. “I think we’re all feeling a real deep sense of loss. He was such a good man and somebody that we all loved and cared about so much. Randy was a real one-of-a-kind guy. “I don’t know how much you can explain how much of a loss this isRead More
– TMZ has released 911 calls made from eye witnesses after Randy Savage crashed his car in Seminole, Florida last week. One witness says she watched the car hit a tree “real hard.” It was reported yesterday that his cause of death is pending after an autopsy yielded inconclusive findings. Toxicology results are expected to be released in four to six weeks. — WWE Hall of Famer Iron Sheik appeared this morning on the The Howard Stern Show remembering Randy Savage. The former WWE Champion shared stories of his interactionsRead More

Posted On May 23, 2011By Owen PattersonIn News

Randy Savage Tribute On Raw, Christian Tweets On PPV

Credit: F4WOnline.com – Dave Meltzer reports that WWE was indeed working on a Randy Savage tribute video that would air on tonight’s RAW from Portland. Obviously things could change between now and then, but look for it to air tonight. – Christian wrote the following on Twitter last night after the match with Randy Orton at Over the Limit: “Seattle thanks 4 the love..Congrats 2 @RandyOrton ..Even if it takes me another 17 yrs I will b WHC again!!”Read More
- On this day back in 1999, Owen Hart passed away after a tragic accident at WWE’s Over the Edge pay-per-view. – Mason Ryan will be signing autographs at the FCW show on June 3rd at the Largo Minnreg Hall in Largo, Florida and on June 4th at the Charlotte County Fairgrounds in Port Charlotte, Florida. – In addition to doing the Macho Man style elbow drop at last night’s WWE Over the Limit pay-per-view, several readers who were in attendance sent word that CM Punk had Randy Savage’s nameRead More
– A caricature of United States President Barack Obama in a WWE referee uniform alongside Rey Mysterio and John Cena is featured on the promotional poster for next month’s WWE pay-per-view event, Capitol Punishment. The pay-per-view event takes place June 19 at the Verizon Center in Washington D.C. — Randy Savage was honored during this afternoon’s New York Yankees vs. New York Mets game at Yankee Stadium as an “In Memory Of” graphic displaying the years of his birth and death was shown on the video screen. “Macho Man” byRead More
In light of Randy Savage’s passing on Friday due to an automobile accident in Seminole, Florida, F4WOnline.com posted a report comparing WWE wrestler death stats to similar sized samples in other fields of sports and entertainment. The report states that of the 51 talents who appeared at the 1991 WWE pay-per-view WrestleMania VII, 14 have died prematurely—”The Texas Tornado” Kerry Von Erich, Dino Bravo, Andre the Giant, Joey Marella, “The British Bulldog” Davey Boy Smith, Mr. Perfect, Miss Elizabeth, Hawk, Hercules, Big Boss Man, Earthquake, Sensational Sherri, Crush and RandyRead More
– “Stone Cold” Steve Austin is scheduled to appear on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon on Friday night. The program airs at 12:35 a.m. on NBC. — This past Friday’s episode of SmackDown featured 44 minutes and 1 second of in-ring action, up from 39 minutes and 11 seconds the prior week. Also, 21 minutes and 59 seconds of in-ring action took place on last week’s episode of WWE Superstars. — SmackDown Superstar Daniel Bryan turns 30 years old today while Raw Superstar Husky Harris turns 24. — Randy SavageRead More
Former TNA X Division Champion Jay Lethal wrote the following poem on Randy Savage, who died Friday following an automobile accident in Seminole, Florida. Lethal received Savage’s blessing in 2007 to perform the “Black Machismo” character in TNA Wrestling. You inspired me more than this world will ever know. Enjoy. You were a tower of power that was too sweet to be sour, You were funky like a monkey every minute of every hour. For you, space was the place and time distortion had to be, And your fans hereRead More
– To add further fuel to the widespread belief that Vince McMahon held Randy Savage in contempt during the wrestling legend’s final years, “Rowdy” Roddy Piper claimed Friday on Twitter that the multi-time world champion once slapped the WWE Chairman at a bar. He wrote, “Randy slapped Vince in a bar…End of that story!!” The WWE Hall of Famer was writing stories on Savage following his passing earlier in the day. Former WWE talent Sean “X-Pac” Waltman, however, doesn’t believe that their alleged animosity is due to the bar incidentRead More

Posted On May 21, 2011By Jared GebhardtIn Columns

The Wrestling Genius: You Will Be Missed

This article was very difficult for me to write, and if it seems like the rambling of a lost fan, well it is. Its so hard to put into words the impact a guy like Macho Man Randy Savage had on us as fans. So, this isn’t a column that will even attempt to encompass his career, but more of my personal feelings of a legend who passed before his time. Nacho Man Randy Sandwich, that’s what a four-year-old future-wrestling genius would call his favorite wrestler. I was so littleRead More
– WWE Hall of Famer Dusty Rhodes spoke with The Associated Press Friday regarding the death of Randy Savage. “There’s probably five or six of us, with Andre (the Giant) and (Hulk) Hogan and thankfully myself and (Ric) Flair, that, when their names pop up, even if you’re not a fan, you know who in the hell these people are,” said Rhodes. “You say, ‘I know this guy. I know Macho Man Randy Savage.’ He was part of that breed. We lost a good one… He was a recluse, almost.Read More
– Hulk Hogan posted a video sharing his thoughts on Randy Savage, who died in an automobile accident on Friday in Seminole, Florida. “After ten years of not talking to Randy, we’ve finally started to talk and communicate. He had so much life in his eyes and his spirit. I just pray that he’s happy in and in a better place and we miss him. We miss him a lot,” he said. “I feel horrible about the ten years that he wouldn’t respond, or he had no communication. This wasRead More