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Mick Foley

American actor, author and professional wrestler

Michael Francis "Mick" Foley, Sr (born March 7, 1965) is an American author, actor and professional wrestler. He has wrestled under the names Dude Love, Cactus Jack, and Mankind. He is currently signed to a WWE on smackdown brand as mankind.

Mick Foley
Born (1965-03-07) March 7, 1965 (age 54)[1][2]
Bloomington, Indiana[2]
Lives inEast Setauket, Long Island, New York[1]
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Cactus Jack Foley
Cactus Jack[1]
Cactus Jack Manson[1]
Commissioner Foley[1]
Dude Love[1]
Jack Foley[1]
Mankind[1]
Mick Foley[1]
Billed height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)[1][3]
Billed fromTruth or Consequences, New Mexico (as Cactus Jack and Dude Love)
The Boiler Room (as Mankind)
Long Island, New York[3] (as Mick Foley)
Trained byDominic DeNucci[1][3]
DebutJune 24, 1986[4]
RetiredFebruary 27, 2000[3][5] (Semi active since)
Mick Foley

A hardcore specialist, Foley is known as "The King of Hardcore Wrestling".

He is a former ECW, WCW and WWE Tag Team Champion and was a part of the "Rock and Sock Connection" with wrestler The Rock.

He has held the WWE Championship 3 times. He has held the TNA World Heavyweight Championship after defeating Sting at Lockdown 2008. In WWE he has won a total of 17 championships.

He was announced as the first inductee into the WWE Hall of Fame Class of 2013.[6]

List of worksEdit

Memoirs

  • (1999) Have a Nice Day: A Tale of Blood and Sweatsocks. ReganBooks. ISBN 0-06-039299-1. (credited as Mankind/Mick Foley)
  • (2001) Foley Is Good: And the Real World Is Faker than Wrestling. ReganBooks. ISBN 0-06-103241-7.
  • (2007) The Hardcore Diaries. PocketBooks. ISBN 1-4165-3157-2
  • (2010) Countdown to Lockdown: A Hardcore Journal. Grand Central Publishing. ISBN 0-446-56461-3

Children's fiction

Contemporary fiction

FilmographyEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 "Mick Foley's profile". Online World of Wrestling. Retrieved 2008-04-14.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Mick Foley Biography". IGN. Retrieved 2008-05-20.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 "Mick Foley". WWE Alumni profile, World Wrestling Entertainment. Retrieved 2010-10-01.
  4. Foley, Have A Nice Day!, p. 78
  5. "Triple H vs. Cactus Jack - Hell in a Cell Match for the WWE Championship". WWE. 27 February 2000. Retrieved 25 May 2012.
  6. "Mick Foley to be inducted into WWE Hall of Fame". WWE. Retrieved 2013-1-20. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)