Randy Savage - Pro Wrestler Profile

On this page, you find the full wrestling profile of Randy Savage, with his Career History, real name, age, height and weight, the Promotions he worked for, all the Face/Heel turns, the Championship Titles he won, his Finishers, Theme Songs, Tag Teams and Stables, his appearance changes through the years, and more.

Randall Mario Poffo was born in Columbus, Ohio on November 15, 1952.

He died on May 20, 2011 at the age of 58.

Randy Savage was inducted in the WWE Hall of Fame in 2015 as an individual and in the Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame (PWHF) in 2009 as part of the Modern Era wing.

Profile Info

  • Gender Male
  • Real Name Randall Mario Poffo
  • Ring Names
    • Randy Savage ( February 28, 1977 - May 20, 2011)
    • Mr. Madness ( November 12, 1991 - November 16, 1991)
    • Randy Poffo ( April 14, 1975 - February 27, 1977)
    • The Spider ( December 3, 1973 - March 3, 1975)
  • Born November 15, 1952
  • Died May 20, 2011 (aged 58)
  • Nationality Nationality: United StatesUnited States
  • Birth Place Columbus, Ohio
  • Billed From
    • Sarasota, Florida
  • Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
  • Weight
    • 237 lbs (108 kg)
  • Nicknames Macho Man; Macho King

Career History

  • Roles
    • Wrestler ( December 5, 2004 - December 5, 2004)
    • Wrestler ( December 3, 1991 - May 2, 2000)
    • Commentator ( October 9, 1990 - October 17, 1994)
    • Wrestler ( November 1, 1973 - April 1, 1991)
  • Promotions / Brands
    Promotionfromto
    Promotion TNA / Impact WrestlingTNA November 7, 2004 December 8, 2004
    Promotion World Championship WrestlingWCW December 3, 1994 May 3, 2000
    Promotion World Wrestling EntertainmentWWF July 6, 1985 November 7, 1994
    Promotion Continental Wrestling AssociationCWA December 5, 1983 June 6, 1985
    Promotion National Wrestling AllianceNWA June 18, 1983 November 18, 1984
    Promotion National Wrestling AllianceNWA December 3, 1974 April 14, 1979
    Promotion Jim Crockett PromotionsJCP July 6, 1976 February 27, 1977
  • Face / Heel Turns
    Alignmentfromto
    Heel February 3, 1989 February 18, 2005
    Face September 4, 1987 February 2, 1989
    Heel February 1, 1985 September 3, 1987
    Face October 1, 1984 January 31, 1985
    Heel December 3, 1974 September 30, 1984
  • Images History
    Nov 2004
    Nov 2004
    Apr 1999
    Apr 1999
    Feb 1997
    Feb 1997
    Apr 1990
    Apr 1990
    Mar 1988
    Mar 1988
    Jul 1985
    Jul 1985

  • Finishers
    • Macho Man's Elbow - Diving Elbow Drop ( February 28, 1977 - February 18, 2005)
  • Theme Songs
    • Theme Song "Pomp and Circumstance Marches (Remix)" by Dale Oliver - Single ( November 7, 2004 - February 18, 2005)
    • Theme Song "Pomp and Circumstance Marches (Remix)" by Jimmy Hart and Howard Helm - Single ( December 3, 1994 - May 3, 2000)
    • Theme Song "What Up Mach" by Jimmy Hart & Howard Helm - with Team Madness - Team ( April 1, 1999 - July 31, 1999)
    • Theme Song "Wolfpac Theme" by Jimmy Hart & Howard Helm ft. C-Murder - with nWo Wolfpac - Team ( April 27, 1998 - December 30, 2019)
    • Theme Song "Rockhouse" by Frank Shelle - with nWo - Team ( February 23, 1997 - April 27, 1998)
    • Theme Song "Pomp and Circumstance Marches" by Sir Edward Elgar - Single ( July 6, 1985 - November 7, 1994)

Titles & Accomplishments

  • Halls of Fame
    • WWE Hall of Fame - Year 2015, Individual
    • Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame (PWHF) - Year 2009, Modern Era
  • World Wrestling Entertainment

    World Championship Wrestling

  • Continental Wrestling Association/NWA Mid-America

    • 2 AWA Southern Heavyweight Championship
    • 1 CWA International Heavyweight Championship
    • 3 NWA Mid-America Heavyweight Championship

    Grand Prix Wrestling

    • 1 GPW International Heavyweight Championship

    Gulf Coast Championship Wrestling

    • 1 NWA Gulf Coast Tag Team Championship (with Lanny Poffo)

    International Championship Wrestling

    • 3 ICW World Heavyweight Championship

    United States Wrestling Association

    • 1 USWA Unified World Heavyweight Championship

    World Wrestling Council

    • 1 WWC North American Heavyweight Championship
  • Other Accomplishments
    • WWF King of the Ring Winner (1987)
    • WWF World Heavyweight Championship Tournament Winner (1988)
    • WCW World War 3 Winner (1995)
    • Ilio DiPaolo Legends of the Aud Hall of Fame induction (2016)
    • PWI Comeback of the Year (1995)
    • PWI Feud of the Year (1997 - vs. Diamond Dallas Page)
    • PWI Match of the Year (1987 - vs. Ricky Steamboat at WrestleMania III)
    • PWI Most Hated Wrestler of the Year (1989)
    • PWI Most Popular Wrestler of the Year (1988)
    • PWI Wrestler of the Year (1988)
    • PWI Stanley Weston Award Winner (2011)
    • 2° in PWI 500 (1992)
    • 9° in PWI Years Top 500 (2003)
    • WON Match of the Year (1987 - vs. Ricky Steamboat at WrestleMania III)
    • Wrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of Fame induction (Class of 1996)
    • Guinness World Record: Longest absence from WWE games (2011)

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