WWE Hall of Famer Nikolai Volkoff dies at age 70

 

WWE Hall of Famer Nikolai Volkoff has passed away at the age of 70.

Volkoff, born Josip Nikolai Peruzovic, was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2005 and is best known for playing the role of an over-the-top Soviet character.

Paired with The Iron Sheif and managed by Freddie Blassie, Volkoff would sing the Soviet national anthem while highlighting conflicts between the USA and Soviet union.

Brian Lawler, son of another WWE Hall of Famer Jerry Lawler, also passed away today as has Brickhouse Brown.

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