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Hulk Hogan And The Iron Sheik Dressed Up As Each Other For Halloween

On January 23, 1984, Hulk Hogan defeated The Iron Sheik for the WWF Heavyweight Championship at Madison Square Garden and began the era of Hulkamania, one of the most successful and enduringly popular things that has ever happened in pro wrestling. 220 more words

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Top Five Foreign Heels

Craig Wilson, Brian Damage & Jamie Lithgow

One of the most often repeated gimmicks in wrestling history is that of the foreign heel. Whether it is playing up on current tensions between countries or even conflicts ongoing at the time, it’s been used to varying degrees of success to get heels over with the US crowd. 924 more words

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The Rock Shared The Iron Sheik's Advice For Young Wrestlers: 'Keep Your F*cking Mouth Shut'

Esquire just published a new, weirdly intimate interview with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson (“Man, you’re gorgeous” is the interviewer’s first “question”). Most of the interview was about The Rock’s recent movie career, but there were also a few tidbits about his wrestling past sprinkled throughout. 490 more words

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