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Khosrow Vaziri

Iranian professional wrestler best known for his work in the 1980s for WWE (then the WWF) as the Iron Sheik. Trained under Verne Gagne and Billy Robinson and debuted under his own name in 1973 for the American Wrestling Association. Changed to Ali Vaziri while working for NWA Big Time Wrestling (the precursor to World Class Championship Wrestling)... See full bio »
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Known For

Operation Belvis Bash
Operation Belvis Bash Abdul Hassan Omar Kassan Margud
WWF Championship Wrestling
WWF Championship Wrestling The Iron Sheik / Hussein Arab
Maz Jobrani: Brown & Friendly
WWE Raw The Iron Sheik


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 2014 Robot Chicken (TV Series)
Iron Sheik
- El Skeletorito (2014) ... Iron Sheik (voice, as Iron Sheik)
 2013 Operation Belvis Bash
Abdul Hassan Omar Kassan Margud (as The Iron Sheik)
 2008 PWD Primetime (TV Series)
The Iron Shiek
 2006 Hulk Hogan: The Ultimate Anthology (Video)
The Iron Sheik
 2005 The Tale of 3 Mohammads (as The Iron Sheik)
 1986-1997 WWF Superstars (TV Series)
The Iron Sheik / Col. Mustafa
- Episode dated 20 April 1991 (1991) ... Col. Mustafa
- Episode dated 30 March 1991 (1991) ... Col. Mustafa
 1993 Bashed in the USA (Video)
Colonel Mustafa
 1992 World Tour 1992 (Video)
Col. Mustafa
 1992 Best of Hulkamania (Video)
The Iron Sheik
 1992 WWF Champion Hulk Hogan's Greatest Matches (Video)
Colonel Mustafa
 1989 WCW World Championship Wrestling (TV Series)
The Iron Sheik
- Episode dated 18 March 1989 (1989) ... The Iron Sheik
 1988 WCW Main Event (TV Series)
The Iron Sheik
 1985 Biggest, Smallest, Strangest, Strongest! (Video)
The Iron Sheik
 1985 Hulkamania (Video)
The Iron Sheik
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Appeared in Cyndi Lauper's "Goonies 'R' Good Enough" music video See more »

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Alternate Names:

Hussein Arab | The Great Hussein | The Iron Sheik | The Iron Shiek | Colonel Mustafa | Iron Sheik


5' 10" (1.78 m)

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