While his character was always against the United States of America, an interesting tidbit about the Iron Sheik is that he actually was an assistant wrestling coach for the country during the 1972 Olympics. The former world heavyweight champion competed in the Olympics for Iran, but when he moved to America, he changed his allegiance in the sport.
August 13, 2015
Speculations arose this week when fans noticed that Layla El was representing WWE at a Special Olympics event. That made some believe that the longtime diva was back on the road with the company. There is a chance that the front office is asking for all available performers to be on hand during the hectic Wrestlemania week. There has been no confirmation on a television return or on a return to the live events tour.
March 23, 2015