American professional wrestler who wrestled under the names Leaping Lanny and The Genius in promotions like NWA Mid-America and International Championship Wrestling. He became a four-time ICW United States Tag Team Champion with George Weingeroff and Mike Doggendorf.
He grew up in Downers Grove, Illinois began wrestling for NWA promotions in the 70's.
He is a writer of poems and limericks, publishing the anti-smoking collection Limericks from the Heart and Lungs! in 2004.
His older brother is professional wrestling icon "Macho Man" Randy Savage. His father, Angelo Poffo, ran International Championship Wrestling.
He took the championship belt from Hulk Hogan on WWF Saturday Night's Main Event in November 1989.