Hossein Khosrow Ali Vaziri better known by his ring name The Iron Sheik died on Wednesday, June 7, 2023 at the age of 81, He is the only Iranian champion in WWE history having won the WWF World Heavyweight Championship in 1983.
Vaziri was born in Iran in 1942, He began wrestling at a young age and eventually moved to the United States to pursue a professional wrestling career, He signed with the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) in 1983 and soon became one of the most popular wrestlers in the company, He was known for his flamboyant personality, his signature “camel clutch” submission move and his rivalry with Hulk Hogan.
Vaziri retired from professional wrestling in 1991, He later became a popular Twitter personality where he continued to entertain fans with his unique personality and sense of humour.
Vaziri’s death is a great loss for the wrestling world, He was a real legend who entertained fans for decades, He would be remembered as one of the most colorful and entertaining wrestlers of all time.
Here are some of the things that made The Iron Sheik a wrestling legend:
* He was a natural heel with a villainous persona that the fans loved to hate.
* He was a master of the “camel clutch” a devastating submission move that he used to defeat many of his opponents.
* He has had a long and successful career winning numerous championships and accolades.
* He was a popular figure on social media where he continued to entertain fans with his unique personality and sense of humor.
The Iron Sheik would be remembered as one of the most iconic wrestlers of all time, He was a true entertainer who brought joy to millions of fans around the globe, His legacy will live on for many years to come.