“Macho Man” Randy Savage has died

Updated on Friday 20 May 2011 by @TVNewsroom

Former WWF and WCW wrestler “Macho Man” Randy Savage has died. He was 58.

According to TMZ, Savage suffered a heart attack while driving his 2009 Jeep Wrangler, the car then veered across a concrete median, through oncoming traffic and collided head-on with a tree.

Savage’s wife was a passenger in the vehicle during the collision – but survived with minor injuries.

Savage joined the World Wrestling Federation in 1985 and won the world championship twice, once in 1988 and then for a second time beating Ric Flair at Westlemania VIII in 1992. Savage joined World Championship Wrestling in 1994 and went on to lift their world title four times.


The Macho Man was last seen wrestling on TV in 2005 for TNA Wrestling based in Flordia.

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