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Not your typical Ottawa RedBlacks fan

As the Ottawa RedBlacks get ready to battle the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in tonight’s preseason game, it looks as though there’s a new member of the “#RNation”.

The same Iron Sheik that lost the WWF Championship to Hulk Hogan in 1984? The same Iron Sheik known for his very NSFW Twitter account?

Yes!  

RedBlacks fullback Louis “Savage” Mensah signed with Ottawa as a free agent on May 25th. Since the Sheik is a friend and mentor of Mensah’s, one has to assume that Mensah inherited his nickname from this guy

Screw music for the half-time show at this year’s Grey Cup in Winnipeg. How about an Iron Sheik vs. Hulk Hogan rematch?

– written by Travis Currah