Nikolai Volkoff, a WWE Hall of Famer and Maryland resident, died at the age of 70 on Sunday morning, the WWE announced.
— WWE (@WWE) July 30, 2018
Volkoff was most famous for his time teaming with the Iron Shiek in the mid-80s. Both portraying anti-American heels, they would taunt the crowd as they rose through the ranks. Eventually, they would win the WWF tag titles at the first Wrestlemania in 1985.
— ᴅᴀɴ ʜᴇᴠɪᴀ ? #PAXEast (@DanHevia) July 29, 2018
Our podcast host Kevin Friedman will discuss the sad news tomorrow. He’ll have our podcast’s favorite Russian Ivan Babooshka on to talk more about the legend’s passing. In the meantime you can hear the best of Ivan on the podcast below: