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The Untold Truth Of 'Macho Man' Randy Savage

Even in the over-the-top world of pro wrestling, the late great Macho Man Randy Savage managed to be larger than life. A showstopper among showmen, he spoke in low, raspy rumbles and thunderous roars. He dressed like an angry rainbow and rained elbow drops from the top rope. A lesser wrestler with similar attributes might have been given the gimmick of a cheesy TV weatherman who called himself "The Mad Meteorologist" and forecast losses for opponents. But not Randy Savage — he was the "Macho Man

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The Untold Truth Of 'Macho Man' Randy Savage

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    The Untold Truth Of 'Macho Man' Randy Savage

    The Untold Truth Of 'Macho Man' Randy Savage

    Even in the over-the-top world of pro wrestling, the late great Macho Man Randy Savage managed to be larger than life. A showstopper among showmen, he spoke in low, raspy rumbles and thunderous roars. He dressed like an angry rainbow and rained elbow drops from the top rope. A lesser wrestler with similar attributes might have been given the gimmick of a cheesy TV weatherman who called himself "The Mad Meteorologist" and forecast losses for opponents. But not Randy Savage — he was the "Macho Man," a self-made character whose irresistible charisma, dazzling athleticism, and extreme peacockery fit perfectly in the squared circle.

    The Truth About Randy Savage's Death

    The Truth About Randy Savage's Death

    Every generation of wrestling fans has its own pantheon of greats. In the 1980s, viewers looked up to Andre the Giant, went wild for Hulk Hogan, weathered hard times with Dusty Rhodes, and were wooed by Ric Flair. During that time of physically and figuratively huge stars, "Macho Man" Randy Savage shined as brightly as anyone. A man who enthralled audiences with his rabid intensity and mostly unmatched in-ring ability, Savage made fans believe he was liable to snap like a Slim Jim at the drop of a hat and had the muscles to break you to bits.

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