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The Sheik Hits the Fan Over Hulk Hogan

11/13/2008 5:05 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Like a deranged lunatic -- a homophobic deranged lunatic -- '80s wrestling legend Iron Sheik stormed into LAX yesterday screaming all sorts of offensive obscenities in a delusional attempt to score a rematch with Hulk Hogan.


After the tirade, the threats and the spitting -- the 65-year-old got rolled up right in the airport ... in his wheelchair.

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C-note    

This guy is a piece of garbage. To talk like that in public is a disgrace. This clowns agent makes this poor old man make an absolute joke out of himself. The Shiek was an absolute monster in the early days of his career. He is a former olympian and yes did manage to headline wrestling shows at MSG as a top notch performer in the 80s. If Hogan was there at LAX the Shiek would have been nothing but smiles and hugs. If it wasn't for the drawing power of Hogan, the Sheik wouldn't have made a dime. So, all of you laughing at this poor old man being exploited should seriously examine the situation.

2088 days ago
17.

sox1212    

He is on Stern all the time. You have to listen to appreciate this. Youtube has alot more sheik.

2088 days ago
18.

Amber    

I only remember him from when he wrestled hogan and got an erection during the match
(GOOGLE IT!)

2088 days ago
19.

frankiestage    

That was funny. Talked all trhat smack and then had to get in a wheel chair.

2088 days ago
20.

jeff    

This guy is the best funny as hell! best segment all year! you need to follow him 24/7 like britney! You have a new fan TMZ cause of the Iron S! LMAO

2087 days ago
21.

scissors    

What I'm curious about knowing is who was responsible for naming a Mexican guy "Sheik". That' guy isn't of middle eastern decent, he's mexican.

2087 days ago
22.

scissors    

Mexicans don't sheik gold...they sheik tortillas, if anything at all.

2087 days ago
23.

victor juan    

iran # 1 hulk hogan kaaaaa puuuuuu !!!!!!!!!!!!!

2087 days ago
24.

Naitch    

Campy....the Sheik is Iranian. He seriously used to be the bodyguard for the Shah of Iran. He was a legitimate bad ass. Google him. Also, youtube Iron Sheik on youtube as there are lots more rants like this.

2087 days ago
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Tokyo Gurentai fan    

He wasn't always like this, several years ago his daughter was shot and after she died he lost it.

Not saying he wasn't troubled before that, but it became far worse after that.

2087 days ago
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