Full Name Randy Mario Poffo
Born November 15, 1952
Randy Savage came up at a time when your larger than life persona mattered more than in-ring
prowess, and still proved that he could light the ring on fire with his performances. Randy Savage
was known for his nick name- ‘Macho Man’ and his trademark- ‘Oooh yeah’ catchphrase.
With Miss Elizabeth by his side, Macho Man was part of some of the most memorable angles of all
time. Randy Savage’s match against Ricky Steamboat at WrestleMania III is considered to be an all
time classic. His match against The Ultimate Warrior at WrestleMania VII is also remembered fondly
to this very day.
Randy Savage would go on to WCW where he would have a fantastic career too. He became the
World Heavyweight Champion a sum total of four times and was a part of now. While in WCW,
Savage had fantastic matches with Ric Flair, Lex Luger and Hulk Hogan. He would eventually become
a part of Team Madness, but unfortunately health concerns would prevent him from enjoying a
Randy Savage would also have a short lived run in TNA. He showed up at the promotion in 2004 and
confronted Jeff Jarrett. Macho Man would also show up on various TV shows such as Mad About
You, Walker, Texas Ranger as well as Baywatch.
Randy Savage unfortunately suffered a heart attack in 2014, leading to him crashing his jeep into a
tree. He was posthumously inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2015. Superstars like Bayley still
pay tribute to Randy Savage with the trademark elbow drop.