When a member of the internet wrestling community threatens to give up on WWE, it is brushed off because those empty threats happen all the time. When a legendary performer like Mick Foley does it, though, then it becomes a serious thing. Through social media, the former world heavyweight champion stated that he was tired of watching a product that refuses to push the performers that he roots for.
November 24, 2015
To show the world just how big of a fan he is, Mick Foley led the charge and created the Damien Sandow appreciation day. Social media responded and made it a trend. Sandow has long been considered one of the more under utilized performers in WWE. Many were hoping that he would receive a bigger push, but management does not agree with that notion.
August 10, 2015
In a very heartwarming message, Mick Foley thanks AJ Lee through social media for her contributions to the professional wrestling industry. He stated that she was a pioneer because she proved to WWE that you do not have to be a cookie cutter diva in order to succeed in the business. The former world heavyweight champion also stated that AJ was the person that paved the way for performers like Paige to get a chance with the company.
April 5, 2015
In a heartfelt letter on his social media account, Mick Foley expressed to fans on his concerns about the Royal Rumble slowly dying. The legendary performer stated that the pay per view is just starting to feel like a secondary show. He stated that WWE is making the same mistake with this show as they did with the Survivor Series, a formerly great gimmick event that has become basically just another show on the calendar.
February 1, 2015
Those that keep up with social media already know that Mick Foley is constantly keeping up with his fans through various websites. However, the WWE legend will not be around as much for the next couple of months. That, of course, will lead to speculations by the internet wrestling community. Foley decided to curb some of the speculation by revealing that he is simply taking time off to focus on educating his two youngest children.
January 12, 2015