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
One of the topics that gets discussed during the stand up shows that Mick Foley does is his highly memorable feud with Terry Funk in WWE. The former world heavyweight champion revealed that he and Funk came pretty close one time to convincing Vince McMahon to let them do an exploding barbed wire match at a remote location and have it be featured on one of the pay per view events. McMahon obviously changed his mind.
September 24, 2015
For someone that had been in the professional wrestling industry for so many years, CM Punk has been rather quiet in his quest to become a star in UFC. Mick Foley thinks that is fine because the former world heavyweight champion is focused on training at the moment. Foley feels that Punk will start being a promoter when he gets closer to his debut match.
July 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
Maryland Championship Wrestling was more than happy to have Kevin Nash at their live event this weekend, even after he was arrested for battery and suspended almost immediately by WWE. However, the former world heavyweight champion opted to cancel out of the appearance at the last minute, citing some sort of medical emergency involving his son. The promotion was able to replace him with Mick Foley, thus keeping their fan base pleased.
December 28, 2014