Mick Foley has had quite a career while wearing many different faces such as ‘Cactus Jack,’ ‘Dude Love’ and ‘Mankind.’ He is a member of the WWE Hall of Fame.
One of his most notable matches is the 1998 Hell in the Cell match against the Undertaker. However, Foley didn’t initially appreciate that the match was such a large part of his legacy. In an interview with FanFest, he stated:
“For a while, it kinda bothered me that that was the only thing people remembered me for. But as is often the case with iconic characters, whether it be Batman or the Fonz, after a while you stop regretting it and realize how lucky you are to be a part of something people remember so fondly. [With the anniversary] I’ve had a great time bringing that night back to life on stage, and I enjoy talking about it with a lot of people who were not even born when that match took place 20 years ago.”
It is a testament to his fortitude that he isn’t bothered by landing on thumb tacks or losing a tooth in the match. That’s why he’s a hardcore legend. June 28, 2018 was the 20th anniversary of the iconic match. Foley also discussed what match he feels is underrated:
“I think the 1996 Boiler Room Brawl was overlooked. I think there’s a lot of good stuff in there.”
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