13 Facts About Adnan Al-Kaissie


Adnan bin Abdul Kareem Ahmed Alkaissy El Farthie, better known professionally as Adnan Al-Kaissie, is an Iraqi former professional wrestler and manager best known as Sheik Adnan Al-Kaissey, Billy White Wolf, or General Adnan.

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In 1981, Adnan Al-Kaissie joined the American Wrestling Association, in 1990 he joined the World Wrestling Federation, where he managed Sgt.

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Adnan Al-Kaissie Al-Kaissy was born Adnan Al-Kaissie Bin Abdulkareem Ahmed Al-kaissy El Farthie in Baghdad, Iraq.

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Adnan Al-Kaissie had an amateur wrestling career in Iraq and attended Oklahoma State University.

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In 1967, Adnan Al-Kaissie, who had married an American woman, became a United States citizen.

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In 1974, Adnan Al-Kaissie debuted in New Japan Pro-Wrestling as the Sheik of Sheiks of Baghdad, he teamed with Nikolai Volkoff and they tried to win the NWA North American Tag Team but they failed after losing the Best Two Out Of Three Falls match against Antonio Inoki and Seiji Sakaguchi at Aichi Prefectural Gymnasium in Aichi, Japan.

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Adnan Al-Kaissie failed at that task, so he then enlisted Jerry Blackwell, now wearing a sheik's outfit and renamed Sheik Ayatollah Jerry Blackwell, to team with him to try to win the AWA tag team titles.

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That failed, too, so Adnan Al-Kaissie bought Ken Patera from manager Bobby Heenan to team with Blackwell, and Adnan Al-Kaissie would act as Blackwell and Patera's manager.

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Adnan Al-Kaissie had to quit wrestling when he was injured, which is the real reason Patera was brought in to team with Blackwell.

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Slaughter as "General Adnan Al-Kaissie, " and managed him during his pro-Iraqi gimmick in a feud with Hulk Hogan and The Ultimate Warrior.

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Adnan Al-Kaissie headlined SummerSlam 1991 with Slaughter and Mustafa against Hogan and Warrior.

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Adnan Al-Kaissie is featured as a playable character in the WWE 2K15 video game; in where he appears as a downloadable character as part of the "Path of the Warrior" Showcase.

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Adnan Al-Kaissie formerly managed his own company, the World All-Star Wrestling Alliance, which he co-owned with Ken Patera.

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