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The Iron Sheik

The Iron Sheik

Hossein Khosrow Ali Vaziri is an Iranian former professional wrestler and actor better known by his ring name The Iron Sheik. Vaziri is a one time world champion, having won the World Wrestling Federation Championship in 1983. He was what is referred to as a transitional champion, which saw him end the nearly seven-year reign of Bob Backlund as champion only to lose the belt four weeks later to Hulk Hogan, who began a four-plus year reign himself. He would later form a tag team with Nikolai Volkoff, with whom he won the WWF Tag Team Championship at the inaugural WrestleMania event. In 2005, he was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame. A heel throughout the 1980s, he later gained ... more on Wikipedia

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