Mean Gene Okerlund was born on this day in 1942. He’s 76 years old. He is one of the greatest Wrestling announcer and interviewers in the history of the sport. Mean Gene was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2006. Mr. Okerlund is semi-retired.
Mr. Okerlund worked for the AWA, WWF, and WCW. The Professor’s fondest Mean Gene moments were his legendary interviews with Macho Man Randy Savage. The two men had a chemistry that has never, and will never be duplicated.
Mean Gene makes history with The Macho Man Randy Savage in the greatest promo in the history of professional wrestling