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Hossein Khosrow Ali Vaziri (Persian:حسین خسرو علی وزیری) (born 15 Mairch 1943) is a semi-retired Iranian professional wrestler 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 being 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 wrestlers.

In wrestlin[eedit | eedit soorce]

Championships an accomplishments[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • International Association of Wrestling
    • IAW Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
    • IAW Tag Team Championship (3 times) – with Brian Costello
  • NWA 2000
    • NWA 2000 American Heritage Championship (1 time)
  • Pro Wrestling Illustrated
    • PWI ranked him #134 of the 500 best singles wrestlers of the "PWI Years" in 2003
    • PWI ranked him #96 of the 100 best tag teams of the "PWI Years" with the Nikolai Volkoff in 2003