Nikolai Volkoff

Death of Nikolai Volkoff

October 14, 1947 - July 29, 2018
| Age 70

Soviet professional wrestling villain…


Josip Peruzovic (1947 – 2018) was born in Croatia and became famous as Nikolai Volkoff, the villainous Soviet wrestler. He and The Iron Sheik were WWE Tag Team Champions and had memorable bouts against superstars Sgt. Slaughter, Hulk Hogan, and Bruno Sammartino. He was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2005. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.