To give you an idea of just how shady the professional wrestling business used to be, Randy Savage was said to have been paranoid about doing the segment where Jake Roberts ties him up and lets the snake bite him in the arm. The idea was created by Vince McMahon. Savage had issues trusting McMahon, so he had Roberts get the snake to bite himself backstage to make sure that it wasn't poisonous. He didn't want to find out on camera.
March 13, 2016
In a rather interesting move, WWE is now encouraging fans that attend live events to dress up as their favorite wrestlers and legends. This comes shortly after Vince McMahon grew irate over Dwayne Johnson breaking away from the script on a recent episode of Monday Night Raw and putting focus on fans that were dressed as Randy Savage and Hulk Hogan, the latter of which has been banned from the company because of racial comments.
February 9, 2016
During a podcast interview, Molly Holly discussed the hall of fame. She stated that WWE invited her to be in the crowd when Randy Savage was inducted because she was a member of his entourage in WCW. When asked about a possible induction for herself, she humbly stated that she probably does not belong in there. Molly feels that she was a glorified enhancement talent. She would accept an induction, however.
October 21, 2015
During a recent interview, Scott Hall revealed that there were once plans for his character to break the leg of Randy Savage and retire the legend from the ring. However, those plans were changed because the Ultimate Warrior walked away from a scheduled tag team match that was to feature Hall and Ric Flair going up against Warrior and Savage. Instead, Curt Hennig was given a spot in the match, and everything changed.
September 23, 2015
Since he was the ruler of the empire for so long, it should come as no secret that Vince McMahon has seen relationships ruined backstage. The man rumored to be the next ruler has been busy mending fences for WWE. Triple H has been widely credited with getting Randy Savage, Ultimate Warrior and Bruno Sammartino back into the good graces of the company. Doing that has helped raised morale backstage.
September 20, 2015
During his latest podcast interview, Ric Flair shared a backstage story about a big fight that he had with Randy Savage when the two of them were in WCW. Triple H had just received a contract offer from WWE because he did not want to sign for $250,000 with World Championship Wrestling. Savage wanted to squash HHH in a 30 second match. Flair said that he refused to let that happen because he did not feel that it was right.
September 8, 2015
The wrestling world mourns together today, as it is now the fourth anniversary of the day that Randy Savage passed away in an auto accident. His death not only rocked the wrestling world, but it also rocked the mainstream world, as many are aware of him even though they are not regular watchers of the industry. WWE finally honored the Macho Man this year with a hall of fame induction, something that should have happened years ago.
May 20, 2015
For years now, the creative department has had a reputation of wanting to amuse Vince McMahon with on screen stuff. Their latest efforts reportedly is the return of the Mega Powers. This time, though, it will not feature Hulk Hogan and Randy Savage. Rather, it will be Curtis Axel playing the role of Hogan, while Damien Sandow plays the role of Savage. Sandow recently debut his new Macho Mandow character at a live event.
May 7, 2015
Wanting to share his side of the story, Scott Steiner did a quick interview with TMZ. He stated that the reason why he approached the wife of Hulk Hogan at the airport was because he wanted to let her know that it was wrong for Hogan to induct Randy Savage. Steiner stated that Savage hated Hogan, and everyone in the industry was aware of that. Hogan has been telling everyone that the two of them made up, but his sincerity has been questioned.
April 8, 2015