Mick Foley

Mick Foley’s ‘Cane Dewey’ Promo

Almost twenty (20) years ago in the back of a bingo hall in Philadelphia (i.e., the ECW Arena), Mick Foley delivered a tirade of a promo that is now considered and has long stood as the most passionate, as well as haunting, of his professional wrestling career. Known amongst pro wrestling fans and experts as the “Cane Dewey” Promo,  the rant features Foley — who at the time was competing in Extreme Championship Wrestling as Cactus Jack — addressing a fan who had written the words “Cane Dewey” on a sign, which was a seen by most as a sickening message pointed at Dewey Foley, Mick Foley’s then-three-year-old son. Continue reading “Mick Foley’s ‘Cane Dewey’ Promo”

Mick Foley FINALLY Pinned Chris Jericho…at the 2013 WWE Hall of Fame Ceremony

On January 11 2013, WWE.com announced that Mick Foley would be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame on April 6, 2013 in New York City –the night before WrestleMania XXIX — and would be inducted by his long time friend Terry Funk.  During his induction speech, Foley talked about his days in the gym (which he admitted that not a lot of working out took place), how his family learned through his mannerisms when he was thinking about a promo, and his biggest regret in his professional wrestling career: the fact that he never…EVAAAAAAAAAAR…pinned Chris Jericho. Continue reading “Mick Foley FINALLY Pinned Chris Jericho…at the 2013 WWE Hall of Fame Ceremony”

Cactus Jack vs. Big Van Vader, a.k.a., the “How I Lost My Ear” Match

** channeling Ted Mosby**

Kids, back in 1994 in Munich, Germany, a match between Cactus Jack (Mick Foley) and Big Van Vader (Leon White) took place in on March 16th during the WCW European Tour.  The match is often regarded as one of the most infamous matches in professional wrestling history; known for its physical violence (which was very limited in WCW at the time), and as the match in which your Uncle Mick Foley lost his right ear.

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