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The Iron Sheik

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Real Name Hossein Khosrow Ali Vaziri
Weight and Height 262 lbs. (119 kg) at 6'0'' (1.83 m)
Birthplace Teheran (Iran)
Date of Birth 15th March 1942 (age 76)
Debut 1972
 

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Alias Ali Vasari, Ali Vaziri, Colonel Mustafa, The Great Hussein Arab, Hossein Khosrow Ali Vaziri, Hussein Arab, The Iron Sheik, Iron Sheik Farouk, Khosrow Vaziri, Muhammad Farouk, Sheik Farouk
Trainer Was trained by AWA Training Camp and Verne Gagne.
Students Trained Buck Zumhofe, Greg Gagne, Jan Nelson, Jim Brunzell, Ricky Steamboat and Scott Irwin.
Finisher Camel Clutch and Top Rope Chokeslam (Iranian Drop)
Trademark Moves Boston Crab and Gutwrench Suplex
Tag Teams Foreign Legion with Nikolai Volkoff (as The Iron Sheik)
Stables First Family with Austin Idol, Bobby Eaton, Chick Donovan, Dennis Condrey, Kevin Sullivan, Koko Ware, Norvell Austin and Wayne Ferris (as The Iron Sheik)
Triangle of Terror with General Adnan and Sgt. Slaughter (as Colonel Mustafa)
Management Managed The Sultan.
Managed by Managed by General Adnan (as "Colonel Mustafa"). Managed by Freddie Blassie, Jimmy Hart, Paul Ellering and Slick (as "The Iron Sheik").
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