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WWE dresses in mourning after the death of Lanny Poffo, franchise legend who left this world at 68 years of age and leaving a long journey within wrestling. The causes of death of this former athlete, who was also known as “The Genius”, have not yet been released.
Poffo came to wrestling in 1985, a time in which he stood out with a charismatic style within the ring.. The Genius gave a great show in each WWE presentation, in which he wore a cap and gown, but not only that, the fighter was also dedicated to reciting poems on the great stage of this sport. It is said that he collected a large part of those poems.
It should be noted that the historical Jim Duggan and Bobby Fulton were the first to break the unfortunate news of Lanny Poffy’s death.someone who in life they were great friends inside and outside the ring.
“WWE is saddened to learn that Lanny Poffo, better known to sports entertainment fans as The Genius, has passed away at the age of 68. WWE Extends Condolences To Poffo’s Family, Friends And Fans“Wrote the organization through its Twitter account.
The organization remembered the arrival of the athlete and the way he recited poetry with his brother and threw frisbees to the public during his crucial entrance to each presentation of the main wrestling company.
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