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The Iron Sheik
Birth nameHossein Khosrow Ali Vaziri
Born15 Mairch 1942(1942-03-15)
Tehran, Iran[1][2]
Dee'd7 Juin 2023 (aged 81)
ResidenceFayetteville, Georgie, Unitit States[3]
Spoose(s)Caryl Peterson (m. 1976; div. 2005)
ChilderMarissa Jeanne Vaziri
Tanya an Nikki[4]
Professional wrestlin career
Ring name(s)Ali Vasari[5]
Col. Mustafa[5]
Great Hossein Arab[5]
The Iron Sheik[1]
Billed hicht6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)[5][1]
Billed wicht258 lb (117 kg)[5]
Billed fraeTehran, Iran
Baghdad, Iraq (as Col. Mustafa)
Trained biVerne Gagne[1]
Billy Robinson

Hossein Khosrow Ali Vaziri (Persie: حسین خسرو علي وزیری‎; (born 15 Mairch 1942; deed 7 Juin 2023) wis a Iranian American professional warstler an actor better kent bi his ring name The Iron Sheik. He is kent for endin the near sax-year World Wrestling Federation Championship reign o Bob Backlund, an for bein the man Hulk Hogan defeatit for his first WWF Championship.

Cast as a heel in the 1980s, he later gained popularity on Opie and Anthony, Kidd Chris, The Howard Stern Show, an on the internet due tae his shoot interviews an ootbursts on the wrestlin industry an the hatred he expressed for various warstlers.

In wrestlin

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Championships an accomplishments

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  3. "Iron Sheik discusses Chris Benoit (Almost 100% Sober)". YouTube. Retrieved 2 August 2010.
  4. Greenberg, Keith Elliot (14 August 2013). "After Addiction and Tragedy, The Iron Sheik Gets Back Up off the Mat". bleacherreport.com. Retrieved 11 Januar 2016.
  5. a b c d e f "Iron Sheik Profile". Online World Of Wrestling. Retrieved 20 September 2008.