The Iron Sheik isn't known for handing out compliments as much as he is for dishing out insults.On Sunday, the Sheik gave Johnny Manziel a stamp of approval — despite a mediocre passing performance (13 of 32 for 136 yards and one interception) in a 17-13 loss at Kansas City.It was a different story on the ground as Johnny "Football" ran for 108 yards on 11 carries, rallying the...
Longtime rival Iron Sheik didn’t mince words when he hit Twitter to put the smackdown on Hulk Hogan, days after the aging wrestler was axed from WWE for making not-so-subtle racist comments during a private conversation eight years ago. And when fellow wrestler Virgil came to Hulkamania’s defense, the man with the curled up toes on his boots shut him down. I SHOULD HAVE BROKE...
Hulk Hogan hit rock bottom Friday when he was fired by the WWE. The National Enquirer reported racist comments that Hogan allegedly made during a private conversation eight years ago, and the wrestling great made a public apology. Naturally, the Iron Sheik didn't take this news very well. The Sheik never has held back his hate for his fellow former star, and while Hogan was tweeting...
If there was ever a movie to be made about a wrestler, there are two that come to mind. Jake “The Snake” Roberts and The Iron Sheik.
A small trio of Pittsburgh Pirates fans attended Saturday's game at PNC Park dressed in costume as classic WWE superstars.The fans got the attention of television broadcasters during the fifth inning as fans dressed as Hulk Hogan, Iron Sheik and Roddy Piper were hamming it up walking down the aisle to their seats. Not sure why these fans were dressed as the famous wrestlers, but...
If you don’t follow The Iron Sheik on Twitter, you have no idea what you’re missing. The wrestling legend (or the genius that runs his account) sends some of the funniest tweets you will ever read. Most of them contain naughty language, but the comment Iron Sheik made on Tuesday morning can’t be ignored. On […]
Why is WWE trotting out this old shtick again? We heard it many years ago with the likes of Ivan Koloff, Nikolai Volkoff and the Iron Sheik, and we heard it as recently as last year with the development of Antonio Cesaro and his anti-American sentiment.
30 years ago today a young Eric Gargiulo called the WWE hotline and listened to Howard Finkel run down the results of the big Madison Square Garden event. Little did I know that the result I heard would change the face of pro wrestling forever.
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