The world lost the Iron Sheik this week, and everyone was shocked to see his legendary passing. The 81-year-old WWE Hall of Famer is gone, but he will never be forgotten. One man who will never forget Sheik is Hulk Hogan.

Hulk Hogan and the Iron Sheik were rivals back in the day. In the decades that followed their war in the ring, Iron Sheik was not shy about saying “f*ck Hulk Hogan” whenever he could.

Hulk Hogan took some time to let the Iron Sheik’s passing sink in. Then he released a heartfelt statement on Facebook to pay tribute to his old rival.

“Today, we honor the legacy of a wrestling icon. Rest in peace, Iron Sheikh. 🙏🏼


The wrestling world has lost a true legend, and Sheikh’s contributions to our industry will never be forgotten. I’ll always cherish the battles we had in the ring. Our matches were intense, and our rivalry was legendary. We shared a bond that only fellow wrestlers can understand. Iron Sheikh’s unique charisma, undeniable talent, and unforgettable personality made him an unforgettable figure in the hearts of wrestling fans worldwide. His legacy will continue to inspire generations of wrestlers to come.

Rest in peace, Iron Sheikh. You will always be remembered as a true warrior of the ring.”

We will never forget the Iron Sheik. He was certainly a pop culture iron for years, and many will miss his influence on the world. At this time, we still do not have a cause of death.

Keep checking back with Ringside News as more information is known on this still-developing story. Our thoughts are with the Iron Sheik’s family, friends, and fans at this time.

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