Source: USA Today
USA Today has an interview with WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley. Here are a few highlights:
If you could book a match to headline WrestleMania, with any two wrestlers past and present, who would you choose?
"I would like to see that Stone Cold Steve Austin vs. Hulk Hogan match. I'd like to see CM Punk and Stone Cold. I guess I'm saying I'd like to see Stone Cold make a return one last time. I'd like to see me and Hulk Hogan, just so I could say I did it."
Speaking of CM Punk, you two have a history. Do you think he'll come back?
"There's no telling. He marches to the beat of his own drummer. I will say he doesn't respond to me. I used to be able to reach out to him. I think he's just cut off all communication with people from the business, and if he comes back, it'll be on his own terms, and I respect that."
Who are your favorite wrestlers in the WWE right now? Is there anyone that reminds you of Mick Foley?
"There are a few people. Bray Wyatt reminds me of myself. He's one of my favorite guys. He's really a mesmerizing interview, and he makes great use of his physical talents. He definitely makes the most out of his unusual frame. Love to hear him cut a promo. I love CM Punk's work on the microphone and in the ring. Daniel Bryan has just been a phenomenon, I hope he heals up and comes back at 100%. Dolph Ziggler, he's unheralded, hopefully he'll get another run. There's so many good wrestlers on the rise. I just saw an NXT match between Natalya Neidhart and Ric Flair's daughter Charlotte that was just off the charts."
What's the biggest problem WWE faces right now?
"I think the biggest problem is letting the rest of the world catch up to them from a technological standpoint. This Network is so vastly different from anything that's been attempted on such a major scale that not everyone has caught on. Like, I'm 49 and I have to have my 11-year-old get me on the Network. I can't those two extra steps involved with an Xbox or a PlayStation. I patience will definitely be a virtue. There was a lot of stock speculation, as soon as I saw that drop I put my money where my mouth is and I bought a lot of stock. I'm bullish on WWE, so I may not agree with everything I see on TV but it's a great company."
Foley also discussed which of his wrestling characters was his favorite, his Money In The Bank predictions, the best wrestling celebrity cameo ever and more, click here.