Legendary Iranian journalist Hossein Hesari Dead at 71.
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 - 07:51 By United World Wrestling Press
Legendary Iranian wrestling journalist Hossein Hesari passed away last night in California. He was 71.
Mr. Hesari was born in 1944 in Tehran and was a well-respected Iranian sports journalist with more than 45 years covering large events around the world. Suffering from a long illness, Mr. Hesari immigrated to the United States in 2008 for treatment.
Mr Hesari was a life long advocate for the sport of wrestling and despite being in a wheelchair attended the 2014 FS World Cup in Los Angeles where he watched the Iranian team take the team title.