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
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
An interesting story in regard to the backstage habits of Randy Savage has surfaced. Hulk Hogan, Mean Gene Okerlund and Ted DiBiase have all revealed that Savage was extremely protective of Miss Elizabeth backstage. His jealousy was out of control at times. It got to the point where it made Savage a really difficult person for other WWE stars to work with. It is also said that this cause a lot of friction between he and Elizabeth.
March 27, 2015
Since the late Randy Savage is not available to be there in person, it looks like WWE will rely on Kevin Nash to close out the hall of fame ceremony. The plan is to have him be the main event of the show because he is one of the best talkers around. Plus, it would give fans an opportunity to hear Shawn Michaels speak as well. Another reunion of the Clique is a possibility, as Triple H, Sean Waltman and Scott Hall will be there.
February 27, 2015
During a recent interview, Lanny Poffo revealed a bit of information that would have produced quite possibly one of the greatest feuds in WWE history. He stated that his brother, Randy Savage, wanted to work a two year program with Shawn Michaels, which was news to the Heartbreak Kid. Things would have been entertaining and intense, and the lessons learned could have made Michaels even more of a legend than he currently is.
February 10, 2015
While an official announcement has not been made yet, Hulk Hogan is expected to be named as the person to induct Randy Savage into the WWE Hall of Fame during Wrestlemania weekend. The belief is that management will go this route, in order to ensure that the mainstream media coverage will be there. Rumors about the Savage induction was enough to garner the attention of TMZ, so Hogan should be able to draw in a bit of people.
January 12, 2015