Mick Foley on the Top 5 WWE Fighters

“The only reason I don’t put Vader on my list of favorites is because they were great matches, but they weren’t really fun"

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Mick Foley on the Top 5 WWE Fighters

Mick Foley is in conversation with Dr. Beau Hightower’s Y talked about the top 5 best wrestlers: “Terry Funk, Bruiser Brody, Ric Flair, Shawn Michaels, and Dynamite Kid,” Foley said, as quoted by wrestlinginc.

“So, Brody and Kid are the wildcards. I never had anyone say flat out, ‘Dynamite Kid doesn’t belong there,’ they all go, ‘oh, that’s interesting.’ Brody was widely mostly known for his work in Japan, but to me, he was such an inspiration with the style he used.

“So, I borrowed liberally from Funk, and from Brody, and from Dynamite Kid, so I thought I can’t do the stuff he does. But I can launch my own body as a weapon. Somehow he paid the ultimate price for that, he was in a wheelchair for the last 20 years of his life, but no one was better than he was”.

Vader and The Rock

He also revealed why Vader is not on the list “The only reason I don’t put Vader on my list of favorites is because they were great matches, but they weren’t really fun,” he admitted.

“Whereas The Rock was always fun, Steve Austin was always fun, and Triple H was always fun. The Undertaker, always fun, we had a great time”. Of course, The Rock is the star that marked the WWE, so it's no wonder why all the praise for him.

“Got to be The Rock, can’t not be The Rock, right? My children, the younger ones, are still astonished that The Rock ‘n’ Sock Connection is a two-pack. Because they don’t really see their dad as being on that level,” he said.

“And I guess most of the general public wouldn’t either. I am sure like a general onlooker would be like, ‘that guy, that guy beat The Rock twice? That guy without the slightest hint of a deltoid muscle?’”

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