"The Genius" Lanny Poffo Coming to NTW Wrestling

Former WWE star to hold special training seminar

TOWANDA, Pa. (18 SPORTS) - A former World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) star is coming to Towanda this Sunday. 

"The Genius," Lanny Poffo, will hold a special training seminar at Towanda High School from Noon until 2 pm for talent of all skill levels. Training is just $25 for each participant as part of Northern Tier Wrestling's (NTW) Generation Now live event. Wrestling action for Generation Now begins at 3 pm, doors open at 2 pm.

Tickets just $10 for general admission, $12 front row with only 16 front row seats available online through NTW's Facebook page shop. For more information, you can find NTW on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/northerntierwrestling/

Poffo, who is the brother of the late great "Macho Man" Randy Savage, was a part of the wrestling boom in WWE in the late 1980's and early 90's. From 1985 to 1994, Poffo worked for World Wrestling Entertainment. He is best remembered for his character "The Genius," a superior intellectual who would recite original poems before each match to generate heat from the crowd and his opponents. Poffo had memorable feuds and stories with the likes of some wrestling's greatest talents, including Hulk Hogan, "Mr. Perfect" Curt Henning, and more. 

Stick with 18 Sports as we continue our coverage of NTW Wrestling this weekend and beyond.

 

   


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