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When the Cheering Stops: The Sheik (2014) Review

What happens when the spotlight is turned off?

The Sheik (2014) takes a look at the rise, fall, and redemption of Hossein Khosrow Vaziri, or better known to fans as The Iron Sheik. 455 more words

Movie Reviews

Reel Quick: The Sheik

The Sheik (2014)


Starring: The Iron Sheik

Directed by: Igal Hecht (The Hilltops; A Universal Language)

Synopsis:  An Iranian sheik visits America and travels to different cities on a diplomatic tour, breaking backs and making people humble in this fish-out-of-water tale. 486 more words


Throwback Thursday: The Iron Sheik

The Iron Sheik was (and arguably still is) the greatest heel in professional wrestling.

Born Hossein Khosrow Ali Vaziri, in Tehran, Iran; the man’s early years consisted of amateur wrestling before he had served in the Iranian Army and would then become bodyguard to the Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi for several years. 414 more words


The Sheik

At some point in most of our lives, we have at least a slight interest in the body building men that come out to a roaring crowd and put on a scripted fight for our entertainment. 474 more words

Netflix Reviews

The Sheik (2014)

Much like with hip-hop or viral content, professional wrestling is all about self-promotion. In pro wrestling, you don’t necessarily have to be the best, you just have to convince your audience that you’re the best. 787 more words

Brandon Ledet

Netflix Must Watch: The Sheik [@the_ironsheik]

If you’re a wrestling fan, you will love The Sheik. If you’re not a wrestling fan, and you’re just a fan of human think piece stories, then you will be also love… 255 more words


Iron Sheik to Guest on The Ross Report Next Week

Yes, you read that correctly. The man, the myth, the Legend himself, The Iron Sheik will be a guest on the Ross Report Podcast next tuesday. 41 more words