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SHEIK Iron Shiek

The Iron Sheik is one of the most famous pro wrestlers in the history of the entertainment business, using his cartoon villainy to achieve worldwide stardom. Of course, there is a real man behind the theatrics, a struggling athlete who’s spent his life clinging to the occupation that’s made him a star, working through chemical dependency and professional humiliations to remain The Iron Sheik for a legion of fans. “The Sheik” is more of a commercial for the wrestler than a true overview of life-shaping events, but the documentary scores in intimate moments and interviews, with a sizable amount of faces from pro wrestling history gathering to discuss the sheer oddity and hidden humanity of this bear of the man. Read the rest at


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