Lanny Poffo Says Randy Savage Was Hard To Work With Andre The Giant – Wrestling Inc.
WWE Hall of Famer Andre the Giant and “Macho Man” Randy Savage won the WWE Championship wrestlemania main eventIt was inevitable that they would finally meet in the ring, but it seems they didn’t get stuck together behind the scenes.
Lanny Poffo, Savage’s real-life brother — Those who died in February 2023 — talked about Savage annoying Andre while speaking atRene Dupree’s Cafe de Rene“Randy and Andre didn’t get along at all,” Poffo said.
“The reason is, [imitating Andre] “Baby oil”… Randy’s answer was, “Yeah, your gimmick is a giant. “Why don’t we make an exception for Andre and not use baby oil in his games?” And Randy says—well, I don’t mean to be a bad word—”empty you out.”
Savage and Andre fought over Savage’s WWE Championship in 1988, which led to them working together in WWE on numerous occasions throughout the ’80s. .
Although they never had a major singles match at pay-per-view, they stood across the ring in tag team action at SummerSlam 1988, where Savage and Hulk Hogan defeated Andre and Ted DiBiase.
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