Hulk Hogan expressed his condolences through his Facebook profile after the death of the Iron Sheikh. Hogan and Sheik shared the ring many times during their careers and had many common experiences. Their rivalry and matches are something we will always remember.
Sheikh will be a huge inspiration to everyone in the future. “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”.
Triple H and Ric Flair reacted
Hulk Hogan wasn't the only one to express his condolences.
Many other wrestling stars decided to express their condolences to the family through social media and emphasize the mark Sheik left. Triple H reacted to his death via Twitter: "The legend. An all-time great performer and WWE Hall of Famer who brought his character to life and transcended our business.
My condolences to The Iron Sheik’s family, friends and fans." Ric Flair recalled the moments together. "My Dear Friend Khosrow Vaziri!!! We Started Wrestling Together In 1972. Seems Like So Long Ago! We Crossed Paths So Many Times Over The Years & You Were Always So Entertaining.
The Greatest Line You Ever Said To Me In 1972: “If I Had Your Hair, I Would Be With Elizabeth Taylor! Rest In Peace My Friend. Be As Entertaining To God As You Were To All Of Us!"