The Iron Sheik will forever be regarded as a true legend in the world of professional wrestling for breaking barriers and establishing himself as a true Superstar. He recently passed away and the world continues to mourn his demise. That said, it appears his cause of death has been revealed.

As previously reported, the official Iron Sheik Twitter account confirmed The Iron Sheik passed away on June 7th. Reports stated that he was 81 years old at the time of his passing.

According to TMZ, the late wrestler’s death certificate revealed that he died of cardiac arrest. The report added that he also suffered from congestive heart failure and hypertension before he passed away. His death was also ruled to be completely natural.

The Iron Sheik’s last-ever tweet showed love for Bret Hart. Even Hulk Hogan broke his silence after his legendary rival passed away. The Iron Sheik was a pop culture iron for years, and many will miss his influence on the world. No matter what, his contributions to the world of professional wrestling will never be forgotten.


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Subhojeet Mukherjee

Subhojeet is a professional wrestling fan for over 22 years. He got captivated by the sport during the Monday Night Wars and has a passion for it ever since. He also enjoys TV shows, movies, anime, novels and music, which broadens his perspective and appreciation for wrestling. He is a knowledgeable and respected voice in the industry.

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