Mick Foley is considered a legend in the pro wrestling industry. Foley worked in other companies and also worked with numerous top stars in the industry. Foley isn’t likely coming back to wrestling television.
The WWE Hall of Famer hasn’t appeared on WWE television in a while. That’s obviously his own fault. Even though he attended The Undertaker’s Hall of Fame induction ceremony over WrestleMania 38 weekend, Foley hasn’t had an on-screen appearance for the company since he served as the RAW General Manager from 2016 to 2017.
Foley previously claimed that this was due to his current weight, mentioning that he was over 300 pounds at the age of 56. In a recent episode of his podcast, Foley is Pod, The Hardcore Legend provided additional background for why he hasn’t appeared on WWE television, indicating that memory plays a key role in his absence.
I can’t remember a written promo and that’s one of the reasons why if I do get a call [to appear on WWE] TV, I’m more likely to say no. I saw it in 2012 that I’m making a difference, I thought I was one of the few returning guys who could make a difference, who wanted to make a difference. That was my primary goal, if you’re going to bring me back, I want to help out a storyline. I don’t want to just get the pop, and promote something I have coming up, I want to make a difference.
Foley stated that if WWE contacted, he would tell them, “I cannot remember a storyline,” as he continued to discuss his memory loss. In order to be associated with the company on-screen, the WWE Hall of Famer said he doesn’t want to be a “hanger-on in the back of the old school day.”
Mick Foley acknowledged that he has short-term memory problems, but he also stated that his long-term memory is as strong as it’s ever been. Let’s see if Foley changes his mind in case WWE actually gives him a call.
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