Former wrestling star Lanny Poffo — more youthful bro of the late Randy Savage — has actually passed away … his good friend, “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan stated Thursday.
He was 68 years of ages. A cause of death is unidentified at this time.
Poffo made his in-ring launching with the All-South Wrestling Alliance in 1974 … prior to signing up with several promos associated with the National Wrestling Alliance, where he won a Tag-Team Championship together with his dad, Angelo.
In 1985, Poffo signed up with the World Wrestling Federation … where he would be called “Leaping Lanny Poffo” and “The Genius.”
Poffo contended versus big names like Andre the Giant, Hulk Hogan, Jim Neidhart and The Ultimate Warrior throughout his excellent profession … and at one point, partnered with Mr. Perfect.
Poffo inducted his bro, Randy, into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2015 … offering a touching homage and going to WrestleMania 31 in his honor.
Out of the squared-circle, Poffo likewise composed a number of books … and was understood for composing poems.
“With a very, very heavy heart, I’ve been asked to let everyone know about the passing of our friend and colleague Lanny Poffo, The Genius,” Hacksaw stated on Instagram.
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