The Iron Sheik documentary debuts next week

Apr 19, 2014 - by Steve Gerweck

The documentary of The Iron Sheik, titled The Sheik, will be making its
debut next week on Saturday, April 26, at the Hot Docs International Film
Festival in Toronto, Canada. This doc will showcase the entertaining life
story of Khosrow Vaziri, the man behind The Iron Sheik gimmick, from being
bodyguard to the Shah of Iran to becoming WWE champion and later a Hall of
Famer. The drug abuse, injuries, tragic losses and everything in between
is covered in this documentary which was filmed between 2006 and 2014 and
also features interviews with Mick Foley, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Jake
“The Snake” Roberts, Jim Ross, and several others in the pro wrestling
business. The doc will be available for download as well on
for $9.99 starting May 31. You can watch the amazing trailer at

(thanks to Colin Vassallo)

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