Randy Savage

Wrestler and Actor
Born Nov 15, 1952
Hometown City of Columbus
Died May 20, 2011
Death Place Seminole, Florida
Height 0' 0'' (0.0m)
Weight 108410.3999999999...
Other Names Savage, Randy ; M...

Randy Mario Poffo, better known by his ring name "Macho Man" Randy Savage, was an American professional wrestler, best known for his time in World Wrestling Federation (WWF) and World Championship Wrestling (WCW). Savage held twenty championships during his professional wrestling career. He held six world heavyweight championships between the WWF and WCW, having won the WWF Championship twice and the WCW World Heavyweight Championship four times.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Randy Savage.


1952 Birth Born on November 15, 1952.


1971 18 Years Old Savage was 18 when he began playing minor league baseball; one of his teammates on the 1971 Gulf Coast League Cardinals was Larry Herndon who was also his roommate. … Read More


1973 20 Years Old Savage first broke into the wrestling business in 1973 during the fall and winter of the baseball off season. … Read More


He also teamed with Lanny to battle The Rock 'n' Roll Express; this feud included a match on June 25, 1984 in Memphis, where in the storyline, Savage injured Ricky Morton by piledriving him through the timekeeper's table, leading to the Express winning by disqualification (though Savage's brother Lanny later said that Morton was not injured in the attack).
In June 1985, Savage signed with Vince McMahon. … Read More
1986 33 Years Old 1 More Event
Savage's feud with Steele began on the January 4, 1986 episode of Saturday Night's Main Event, when Steele developed a crush on Miss Elizabeth. … Read More
He resumed his feud with Steele in early 1987, culminating in two Intercontinental title matches, both won by Savage. … Read More
1988 35 Years Old In the case of the latter feud, Savage frequently became involved in Hogan's matches involving one of the two villains (and vice versa); the two rival factions captained opposing teams in the main event of the 1988 Survivor Series, which was won by the Mega Powers.
Problems between Savage and Hogan developed, however, in early 1989 after Hogan also took Elizabeth as his manager. … Read More
The "Macho King" and Hulk Hogan met one last time (intended to end their ongoing year-long feud), when Savage got a shot at Hogan's WWF Championship on the February 23, 1990 episode of The Main Event. … Read More
1991 38 Years Old 1 More Event
The feud escalated at Royal Rumble 1991, when Warrior refused to promise Savage the right to challenge him for the title, should Warrior defend it successfully against Sgt. … Read More
…  The feud continued throughout the winter, ending after a match on the February 8, 1992 episode of Saturday Night's Main Event, which Savage won; Roberts had planned a backstage ambush of Savage and Elizabeth after losing the match, but was stopped by The Undertaker. … Read More


When Monday Night Raw began in January 1993, Savage served primarily as a color commentator, wrestling only occasionally against characters such as Doink, The Repo Man, Rick Martel, and Crush.
Savage also made periodic appearances in Jim Cornette's Smoky Mountain Wrestling promotion in fall 1994.
1995 42 Years Old …  He lost the title to Flair a month later at Starrcade 1995: World Cup of Wrestling; earlier that night, he defeated Hiroyoshi Tenzan.
Savage won his second WCW World Heavyweight Championship back from Flair on the January 22, 1996 episode of Nitro but lost the title back to Flair the next month in a steel cage match at SuperBrawl VI.


2005 52 Years Old 1 More Event
The main event of Final Resolution in January 2005 was scheduled to be Jarrett and Savage for the NWA World Heavyweight Championship. … Read More
2008 55 Years Old He also provided the voice of "The Thug", an agent in Disney's 2008 animated film Bolt, his last film appearance.
2010 57 Years Old On May 10, 2010, Savage married his long-time girlfriend, Barbara Lynn Payne. … Read More
For most of his tenures in the WWF and WCW, Savage was managed by his real-life wife "Miss Elizabeth" Hulette. He was recognizable by wrestling fans for his distinctively deep and raspy voice, his ring attire, intensity exhibited in and out of the ring, using "Pomp and Circumstance" as his entrance music, and his signature catch phrase, "Oooh yeah!" Savage died of cardiac arrhythmia while driving with his second wife Barbara Lynn Payne, in Seminole, Florida on the morning of May 20, 2011. … Read More
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