Nikolai Volkoff, WWE Hall of Famer, Dies at 70
Nikolai Volkoff, real name Josip Nikolai Peruzović, best known as the evil Russian who teamed up with The Iron Sheik to become a World Tag Team Champion, has died. He was 70.
"MY BEST FRIEND," the Iron Sheik, real name Hossein Khosrow Ali Vaziri, tweeted Sunday morning, confirming the Croatian WWE hall of famer's passing. "MY PARTNER. MY BROTHER. WE GET MORE HEAT THAN ANYONE ON EARTH. I TRUST HIM WITH MY LIFE. HE TAKE CARE OF ME WHEN I WAS DOWN. I MISS YOU FOREVER ??'"