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The Iron Sheik

"one of the most notorious villains" in the entertainment genre's history, has died, his team said Wednesday.

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The Iron Sheik

Iron Sheik was famous for a lot of things, and Twitter really helped him find a new audience

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The Iron Sheik

a former heavyweight champ and WWE Hall of Famer, has died at the age of 81, reps for the wrestler announced.

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The Iron Sheik

The Iron Sheik’s final tweet was not an angry one.

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The Iron Sheik

The Iron Sheik "transcended the realm of sports entertainment" with "his larger-than-life persona

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The Iron Sheik

he was throwing praise on Bret Hart after he saw the Roots of Fight Twitter account give love to The Hitman.

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The Iron Sheik

WWE is saddened to hear of the passing of WWE Hall of Famer The Iron Sheik

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The Iron Sheik

The Sheik rose to prominence as a comic foil in 1980s America, when tensions between the United States and Iran

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The Iron Sheik

We will keep our eyes peeled for more tributes for the Iron Sheik

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The Iron Sheik

His passing is just getting out there in the pro wrestling world, so those tributes will likely continue pouring out for the Iron Sheik.