WWE Legend Mick Foley recently spoke about his defining WrestleMania Moment with Nita Strauss. Mick Foley has played a huge number of gimmicks. The one thing that defined all his gimmicks were his bland entrances. Mick Foley has wrestled some of the best wrestlers in the world.
He has also wrestled for promotions such as TNA in his career. Foley is a legend even though he really has no defining WrestleMania moment. He also performed some stunts in the ring which not many wrestlers would dare to perform.
Mick Foley on His WrestleMania moment
"Keep in mind that when I retired the first time, in 2000, you didn't really need to have a defining WrestleMania moment on your resume to be a fully-realized legend. I really credit or blame Shawn Michaels for putting that additional pressure on people because, when he started referring to himself as Mr.
WrestleMania and having show-stealers year-in and year-out, it started being mentioned. Maybe I was a little hyper-sensitive that I hadn't had that moment," said Foley. He then started speaking about his match at WrestleMania XIV.
It was against Terry Funk and the New Age Outlaws. "But I hadn't had that defining moment," stated Foley. "So, when I had the chance to work with Edge…I thought Edge was the best all-around performer in the business in 2006, as far as wrestling incredible matches, but also sinking his teeth into everything no matter how serious or how ridiculous.
I said, 'Edge, I've never had that moment. Call me out on it and make me rise to that occasion.' " During that match, he also got speared through a table that was on fire. Edge and Foley suffered burns after that stunt, but it was one of the greatest risks that wrestlers have ever taken.
"It was so weird that we're surrounded by this potpourri of burnt hair, charred flesh and stale blood. Then, only in wrestling can you say the words, 'I love you' to another dude and not have it be even vaguely homoerotic.
He said, 'I love you' and I said, 'I love you too.' Earl Hebner counted three and I felt like the weight of the world off my shoulders like, 'I had it!' Nothing even comes close. That was really special," stated Foley.
Mick Foley is no longer an active wrestler. His first retirement was in 2000. He performed several times after that and even took the role of a manager a few times.