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Edward Farhat (1926–2003)

Deceased Lebanese-American professional wrestler who competed from 1949 to 1998 as the Sheik. Started his career in Detroit and would compete all over the world. He competed for many National Wrestling Alliance territories, the WWWF (today's WWE), FMW, ECW, New Japan Pro Wrestling, All Japan Pro Wrestling and many others. He was a 16x NWA United ... See full bio »

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Known For

I Like to Hurt People
ECW The Night the Line Was Crossed
Ringside Wrestling
Ringside Wrestling The Sheik
WCW Halloween Havoc 1995


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 1981 On the Mat (TV Series)
The Sheik
- Episode dated 17 March 1981 (1981) ... The Sheik
 1973 Ringside Wrestling (TV Series)
The Sheik
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 1985 I Like to Hurt People (Documentary)
Himself (as The Sheik)
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 1995 WCW Halloween Havoc 1995 (TV Special)
The Sheik
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Alternate Names:

Ed Farhat | The Sheik of Araby | The Sheik

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