-- Mick Foley recently tweeted to a fan and said that he was "clearly more of an @WWE fan even when I was with TNA."
-- Eros Comedy sent out the following press release:
Mick Foley: Stand Up UK Comedy Tour 2011
Iconic professional wrestler and New York Times best-selling author in his UK stand-up comedy debut.
Wednesday 9th November – Manchester
Thursday 10th November – Nottingham
Friday 11th November – Newcastle Upon Tyne
Saturday 12th November – London
Tour Website: WWW.MickFoleyStandUp.Co.UK
Tour Twitter Feed: @FoleyStandUpUK
Tour Facebook Page: facebook.com/FoleyStandUpUK
He's a former WWE champion, a hardcore legend and a New York Times best-selling author. He's a globetrotting athlete and entertainer that has bled and sweated for hundreds of thousands of fans all across the world. Now Mick Foley has exchanged the world of headlocks, steel chairs and punches for the world of stories, banter and punch-lines. Universally acclaimed as one of the most entertaining talkers in professional wrestling, Mick has decided to unleash his verbal talents on the world of stand-up comedy. With his unique combination of wit and easy-going, understated charm he's sure to enthrall fans old and new from behind the microphone.
His UK debut tour as a stand-up comedian will see Mick perform four dates around the country in November. On Wednesday the 9th he will be in Manchester, the 10th in Nottingham, the 11th in Newcastle Upon Tyne and the tour will conclude on Saturday 12th in London. The venues will be revealed at the end of this week along with ticket information and prices. For updates be sure to visit MickFoleyStandUp.Co.UK, follow @FoleyStandUpUK on Twitter and like the official tour Facebook page at facebook.com/FoleyStandUpUK.
Mick had this to say about the tour:
"I am enormously excited and relieved about my upcoming comedy tour. Excited about the prospect of telling stories, hearing laughter and fielding questions from some of my most loyal and dedicated fans. Relieved that I finally have a real answer to the one of the two questions I'm most frequently asked: when are you coming back to the UK? As far as that other question, about returning to WWE, I guess we'll have to wait and see."
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