The Iron Sheik

The Iron Sheik5 posts

The Iron Sheik is a retired professional wrestler best known for his time with WWE. He is a member of the WWE Hall of Fame.

11 Aug, 2013

Wrestling101.com interview

Interview

Sheik talks about winning the WWE World Heavyweight Title from Backlund:

Beating Bob Backlund after nobody beat him for six years was the greatest moment of my career. Bob told me, I only want to lose to you Sheikie baby, because you are the real deal and you are the hottest thing in wrestling. I love him forever for that and he respected the legend.

21 Jun, 2013

Maxim Interview

Interview

The Iron Sheik talks about the release of his upcoming documentary:

The documentary about me coming from Iran to move to the America so I live American dream. From there I talk about my life in the wrestling, my life on the road all the up and down that come with this, my life after the wrestling too, and now that I am the legend forever I talk about all my new fans and new generation respect.

31 Mar, 1985

Inaugural Wrestlemania

The first Wrestlemania is held at Madison Square Garden. The event boasts over 19,000 in attendance and over one million viewers on closed circuit television. The event features Nikolai Volkoff and The Iron Sheik vs The U.S. Express, Wendy Richter vs Leilani Kai and is headlined by Hulk Hogan and Mr. T vs Roddy Piper and Paul Orndorff.

WWE Wrestlemania 1 Highlights [HQ]

23 Jan, 1984

WWE Champion

Wins Sport Event

Hogan defeats Iron Sheik to claim his first WWE championship, kick-starting the Hulkamania craze of the 1980’s.

He was good. Hogan was a big man, he had a bodybuilder body and charisma. I had so much hate, people want to hurt me wherever I go. He win and make all his All-American fans happy. Since then he become Hulkamania, but everybody remember, without Iron Sheik, no Hulkamania.

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