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
When the internet wrestling community formulates an opinion, it often times takes years to change their mind. For the longest time, everyone criticized Eva Marie for not being a good in ring performer. She went out and tried to fix that by getting additional training outside of WWE. Mick Foley has decided to step up and defend Eva by routinely pointing out the improvements that she has made. He wants her to get a fair chance.
September 3, 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
While there are plenty of rumors floating around about him being a potential replacement judge, Mick Foley himself has publicly expressed doubt that WWE will contact him to join the Tough Enough series. He was very critical of the most recent elimination, and management might be afraid to have that type of honesty on their show.
July 25, 2015
Long known as a staunch supporter of the group, Mick Foley has been pushing for WWE to collectively promote Sasha Banks, Bayley, Charlotte and Beckly Lynch to the main roster. He feels doing that would make more of an impact. Foley believes that the girls would simply be absorbed into the system if they were brought up individually.
July 12, 2015
During his stand up special for the WWE Network, Mick Foley revealed that some of his closest friends in the industry are divas. He relayed a story where Trish Stratus explained that he was the guy that female performers viewed as a safety valve, in that they can hang out with him without fear of being hit on. Foley then joked with Trish by stating that he has actually been trying to hit on her for years now. Foley is known to be quite loyal to his wife.
May 5, 2015
Since he does not want to spend all of his time in the wintry cold of New York, Mick Foley has decided that he wants to purchase a home in the sunny state of Florida. His real estate agent is someone that professional wrestling fans are aware of. It is none other than Scotty 2 Hotty, who was one of the more popular acts in WWE for years. He recently got his license to sell houses because he simply was not cut out to be a firefighter.
May 3, 2015
When Mick Foley started his career in professional wrestling, he was sleeping out of a car and driving hundreds of miles for very little pay. He ended up becoming a legend. It should come as no surprise that his genes are filled with determination. Word going around is that Noelle Foley has a bit of determination when it comes to becoming a future WWE star. She is treating wrestling as if it were a religion, which is a very good sign.
April 26, 2015
Rumors spread on Thursday that Samoa Joe met with WWE officials to negotiate a developmental contract. It is now looking more and more likely that it did happen, as Jim Ross himself has confirmed that he saw Joe earlier in the day. Ross is in Orlando, where the performance center happens to be, to tape a show with Mick Foley for the Network. The belief is that Joe will sign a deal and start with NXT around June of 2015.
April 24, 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