The Iron Sheik was pop culture icon at the time of his passing. The entire world mourned after that sad loss as the world lost a legend. Naturally, his funeral was also an even filled with memories.

The Iron Sheik’s cause of death has yet to be revealed. He suffered a few physical setbacks later on in life, but it never broke his spirit.

PW Insider noted that the Iron Sheik was laid to rest over the weekend. Some big names from the pro wrestling world were there, and they also had a few notable names speak during the event.

Sgt. Slaughter and Keith Ellion Greenberg spoke at the service. The ceremony took place in Georgia.


WWE Hall of Famer The Iron Sheik was laid to rest over the weekend in Georgia. Sgt. Slaughter and Keith Ellion Greenberg are among those who spoke at the services. We send our continued condolences to the Sheik’s family, friends and fans.

The Iron Sheik will be remembered forever, and his impact on the pro wrestling world cannot be denied. Now, we have a lifetime of memories from the WWE Hall of Famer. Hopefully, his Twitter account is also never deleted due to inactivity, because he was a fantastic follow as well.

What’s your favorite moment from the Iron Sheik’s career? Sound off in the comments!

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