‘Macho Man’ Randy Savage’s Iconic Christmas Speech: “Quitters Never Win and Winners Never Quit”

Published 12/25/2021, 12:00 PM EST


“Macho Man” Randy Savage is a name that will be remembered forever in the wrestling industry. Since he started wrestling in 1985, the WWE legend has produced many memorable moments for the fans to cherish.

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Randy Savage’s inspirational holiday message for the fans in 1992 will always remain special. The WWE legend wished the fans ‘Merry Christmas’ and ‘Happy New Year’ after delivering a special speech. “Macho Man” Randy Savage claimed, “quitters never win and winners never quit”. He also mentioned that when the going gets tough, the tough get going.

Randy Savage said, “If you get knocked down, you dust yourself off, you get up, you get over it, you stay strong, you stay confident and you get right back up because you believe in yourself.”

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Further, the WWE Hall of Famer mentioned that the person who gets back up after getting knocked down is the person he respects.

Addressing the fans, he said that if they believe in themselves; he believes in them. He added, “I know you are the type of person that is going to go all the way. You are the type of person that is going to battle and win at all costs and against all odds.”

It truly was a brilliant speech by “Macho Man” Randy Savage. Did you listen to this motivational speech back in 1992?

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A look back at the glorious wrestling career of “Macho Man” Randy Savage

Randy Savage is undoubtedly one of the greatest wrestlers to step inside the squared circle. He had multiple championship reigns and won over 10 titles in his wrestling career.

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Apart from his professional wrestling career, the WWE legend also had a baseball career. He won the WCW World Heavyweight Championship four times and the WWF World Heavyweight Championship twice.

Randy even won the WWF Intercontinental Championship once and emerged as the winner of the King of the Ring tournament in 1987. Adding to the list of his achievements, he received the PWI Most Popular Wrestler of the Year (1988) award.

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But tragically, he passed away at the age of 58 on May 20th, 2011. In 2015, “Macho Man” Randy Savage became the first inductee in the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2015.

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Shouvik Nath

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Shouvik Nath is a WWE and AEW author at EssentiallySports. Having completed his graduation from St.Xavier’s College, Shouvik wished to follow his passion for pro wrestling.

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