The wrestling world is still mourning the loss of Randy "Macho Man" Savage due to a medical event and car crash that he suffered last Friday morning while driving in Florida with his wife Lynn. While there are still so many questions that fans want answers to, this is a time to look back and reflect on what made this man one of the greatest and most beloved wrestlers ever.
While it would be nearly impossible to fit all the reasons that Savage was so special as a wrestling performer into one tight-knit little ball, I can give you a few reasons that he was so great as a wrestler.
Savage was never the top star when he was in WWF because Hulk Hogan was there, and there was no way the Hulkster was going to let anyone take his spot, but of all the people that worked in WWF in the 1980s, no one was a better overall performer than the Macho Man.
Outside the wrestling world Savage was able to crossover into the mainstream thanks to movie roles, like his memorable appearance in Spider-Man, and the Slim Jim commercials which he was a part of for years.
There are so many reasons that wrestling fans loved Randy Savage, but here are the five biggest reasons that he was one of the best and most beloved stars in wrestling history.