Fred Blassie is one of the greatest wrestlers and performers of all time.
Basis was the classic villain, or heel, but in reality was said too bee one heck of a man. He is one of the most respected figures in the whole of profession wresting, and the WWF honors him on a regular basis. He has the respect of everyone.
Many fans today just know him fro the man who managed The Iron Sheik to the WWF World Title and The Iron Sheik and Nicolai Volkoff to the WWF Tag Team Championship!
Blassie actually managed Hulk Hogan in the early part of his career in the WWF. Other wrestlers Blassie managed include: George "The Animal" Steel, Jesse "The Body" Ventura, Adrian Adonis, Stan Hansen, Dick Murdoch, Spiros Arion, Victor Rivera, Mr. Saito, Peter Mavia, Killer Khan.