[Angelo Poffo Gallery]
||Angelo John Poffo
||April 10, 1925
||Originally: Downers Grove, Illinois
Lived in Lexington, Kentucky
Moved to Sarasota, Florida
||Married to Judy
|Height & Weight:
Dick The Bruiser
Tiger Joe Tomasso
(Illinois) Midwest Heavyweight title defeating David Johns (August 9, 1956);
(Illinois) Midwest Heavyweight title defeating Bill Melby (May 25, 1957);
NWA (Chicago) United States Heavyweight title defeating Wilbur Snyder (December 27, 1958);
NWA Texas Tag Team titles w/Bronco Lubich defeating Dory Dixon & Pepper Gomez (May 12, 1961);
WWA (Indianapolis) World Tag Team titles w/Nicoli Volkoff defeating Dick the Bruiser & Wilbur Snyder (July 31, 1964);
WWA (Indianapolis) World Tag Team titles w/Chris Markoff defeating Luis Martinez & Wilbur Snyder (September ??, 1966);
WWA (Indianapolis) World Tag Team titles w/Chris Markoff defeating Crusher & Dick the Bruiser (Febuary 18, 1967);
NWA (Detriot) World Tag Team titles w/Lanny Poffo defeating Bobo Brazil & Fred Curry (January ??, 1975);
ICW (Kentucky) Televison title defeating The Great Tio (????, 1981);
1945: Angelo Poffo, did sit-ups for 4 hours 10 minutes, shattering the Naval record for quantity and speed with 6,033 sit-ups..
~~~His feat, for which he was awarded this belt, was featured in a Ripley's Believe It Or Not cartoon..
Angelo Poffo is the father of Randy "Macho Man" Savage & "Leaping" Lanny Poffo.
From 1956 into the early 1960's, Angelo Poffo was managed by Bronco Lubich. The two of them sometimes worked as a team.
December 27, 1958: Angelo Poffo defeated Wilbur Snyder to win the United States Television title on TV in Cincinnati..
~~~After several re-matches, Angelo Poffo lost the U.S. Television title back to Wilbur Snyder in the Spring of 1959..
Angelo Poffo formed a tag team with Chris Markoff known as "The Devil's Duo" managed by Bobby Heenan..
September 1, 1972--AWA Soldiers Field: Ramon Torres defeated Angelo Poffo..
1973: Angelo Poffo formed a tag team with Ken Dillinger known as "The Graduates" managed by Mark Manson..
Angelo Poffo was the promoter of the International Championship Wrestling territory out of Lexington, Kentucky..
Angelo Poffo and his wife, Judy, now live in Largo, Florida..
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