WWE Hall Of Famer Mick Foley is truly a legend in the pro wrestling business. Prior to joining WWE, Mick Foley worked in other companies and developed a reputation as a hardcore legend. Foley also revealed how less he was paid in WWE at first.

Mick Foley signed with WWE back in 1996 and he had to work harder than anyone else. He had to do so in order to convince Vince McMahon that he was a main event level star.

While speaking with Dr. Beau Hightower, the WWE Hall Of Famer revealed the shockingly low payment of his first WWE contract. He used to get paid $25 a night.

“I was guaranteed $25 a night. The contract that I signed for WWE. I was guaranteed five matches a year at $150 for five years. So if they [had] chosen not to push me then I could have been in a position where I can’t go anywhere else. I’m locked in for five years, but this is the place to go, WWE.”


Mick Foley cemented himself as a true legend thanks to putting his body on the line for the benefit of the pro wrestling business. For all his contributions, he will forever be respected.

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