How much is Iron Sheik worth?

Net Worth:$50 Thousand
Profession:Professional Wrestler
Date of Birth:March 15, 1942
Country:Iran
Height:
1.83 m

Who Is Iron Sheik

Hossein Khosrow Ali Vaziri, wrestled professionally under his ring name ‘The Iron Sheik’. He is an Iranian retired professional and amateur wrestler, as well as an actor, who has a net worth of $50 thousand dollars.

Check out our timeline of the WWE career of The Iron Sheik as well as a few other career highlights. Here you can find every PPV match and title change he has been in, as well as every match he fought at Madison Square Garden. Please note that from 1979 – 1980 and from 1991 – 1992 he wrestled under the name of Colonel Mustafa.

1979
6/4 MSG – Hussein Arab won a 20-man battle royal
6/4 MSG – lost to WWE Champion Bob Backlund
7/2 MSG – beat Dominic DeNucci
7/30 MSG – fought to a time-limit draw against Ted DiBiase
8/27 MSG – fought to a time-limit draw against Tito Santana
9/24 MSG – beat Pete Sanchez
10/22 MSG – beat Dominic DeNucci via count-out
11/19 MSG – beat Chief Jay Strongbow
12/17 MSG – lost to Japanese Heavyweight Champion Antonio Inoki

1980
1/21 MSG – lost to Larry Zbyzsko via DQ
2/18 MSG – lost to Tony Atlas
5/1 – The Iron Sheik won the NWA Mid-Atlantic Championship from Jim Brunzell
11/1 – The Iron Sheik lost the NWA Mid-Atlantic Championship to Ricky Steamboat

1983
5/28 – beat Ron Garvin via DQ in the tournament final for the vacnt NWA National Television Championship
7/17 – lost the NWA National Television Championship to Ron Garvin
11/21 MSG – The Iron Sheik beat Tony Garea
12/26 MSG – The Iron Sheik won the WWE Championship from Bob Backlund

1984
1/23 MSG – lost the WWE Championship to Hulk Hogan
2/20 MSG – beat Eddie Gilbert
3/25 MSG – beat Ivan Putski
4/23 MSG – beat Sgt.

Slaughter via DQ
5/21 MSG – fought Sgt. Slaughter to a double-DQ
6/16 MSG – lost to Sgt. Slaughter in a Bootcamp Match
7/23 MSG – beat Tony Garea
12/28 MSG – lost to WWE Champion Hulk Hogan

1985
3/17 MSG – w/Nikolai Volkoff beat George Wells and Bret Hart
3/31 WrestleMania – w/Nikolai Volkoff won the World Tag Team Championship from Barry Windham and Mike Rotundo
4/22 MSG – lost to Mike Rotundo
5/11 Saturday Night’s Main Event #1 – Barry Windham, Mike Rotundo, & Ricky Steamboat beat The Iron Sheik, Nikolai Volkoff & George Steele
5/20 MSG – w/Nikolai Volkoff lost to Barry Windham & Mike Rotundo via count-out
6/17 – The Iron Sheik & Nikolai Volkoff lost the World Tag Team Championship to Barry Windham & Mike Rotundo
7/13 MSG – beat Swede Hanson
10/21 MSG – w/Nikolai Volkoff lost to The British Bulldogs

1986
2/17 MSG – w/Nikolai Volkoff beat Cpl. Kirchner and Dan Spivey
4/22 MSG – lost to Cpl. Kirchner via DQ
5/3 SNME #6 – w/Nikolai Volkoff lost to World Tag Team Champions The British Bulldogs in a Best-of-3 Falls Match
6/14 MSG – lost to Pedro Morales via DQ
8/25 MSG – w/Nikolai Volkoff beat Dan Spivey & Mike Rotundo
10/20 MSG – lost to Jacques Rougeau

1987
2/17 SNME #10 – lost to Ricky Steamboat
3/29 WrestleMania III – The Iron Sheik & Nikolai Volkoff beat The Killer Bees via DQ
5/2 SNME #11 – w/Nikolai Volkoff lost to Rick Martel and Tom Zenk

1989
4/2 Clash of the Champions #6 – lost to Ranger Ross via DQ
5/7 Music City Showdown – lost to NWA Television Champion Sting

1991
6/3 MSG – Col. Mustafa beat Jim Duggan via count-out
8/26 SummerSlam – Hulk Hogan & the Ultimate Warrior beat Sgt. Slaughter, Col. Mustafa & General Adnan in a 3-on-2 Handicap Match featuring Sid Justice as the special guest referee
10/28 MSG – lost to The Big Bossman
11/27 Survivor Series – Jim Duggan, Sgt. Slaughter, Kerry Von Erich & Tito Santana beat Col. Mustafa, The Berzerker, Skinner, & Hercules in an Elimination Match
12/29 MSG – Sgt. Slaughter beat General Adnan & Col. Mustafa in a 2-on-1 Handicap Flag Match

1992
3/23 MSG – lost to Tatanka

2001
4/1 WrestleMania X-Seven – The Iron Sheik won the Gimmick Battle Royal by last eliminating Hillbilly Jim

2005
4/2 – The Iron Sheik was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame

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