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WWE Issues Statement on Passing of Lanny ‘The Genius’ Poffo

February 2, 2023 | Posted by Jeffrey Harris
Lanny Poffo, WWE Hall of Fame Image Credit: WWE

WWE.com issued the following statement on the passing of Lanny Poffo. The former WWE Superstar who wrestled for WWE as The Genius was 68 years old. WWE stated the following on Lanny “The Genius” Poffo:

Lanny Poffo passes away

WWE is saddened to learn that Lanny Poffo, best known to sports-entertainment fans as The Genius, passed away at 68 years of age.

The son of Angelo Poffo and younger brother of WWE Hall of Famer “Macho Man” Randy Savage, Lanny Poffo had a style all his own. Arriving in WWE in 1985 alongside his brother, “Leaping” Lanny Poffo was one of the first high-flyers in WWE. While he achieved some success as a fan favorite reading his own poetry and throwing Frisbees to the crowd, he reached new heights as The Genius while managing Mr. Perfect.

WWE extends its condolences to Poffo’s family, friends and fans.

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