Mick Foley reveals how he almost stepped out of retirement

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WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley had announced his retirement in 2012. He had previously planned a comeback match inside Hell in a Cell with fellow WWE Hall of Famer The Undertaker.

Mick Foley recalls how he desired a comeback

Foley had been one of the top stars in the Attitude Era. One of the highlights of Foley’s career was his match against The Undertaker at King of The Ring 1998, where he was thrown off the top of the cell.

Speaking on Foley is Pod, the 56-year-old star recalled how he wanted to make his return and recreate the original spot but wasn’t able to make the return he initially expected in the early 2010s:

This was around 2009- 2010 I was thinking, if I had come back to WWE at 250 [pounds] and hadn’t had head injuries, maybe I would have pushed for that, but, I came back heavy and just wasn’t in the cards. I took the same bump I took with Big Show at WrestleMania 1999. I took the same bump with [Vader] but we did it on the wooden ramp.”

Mankind went on to state why the match couldn’t happen again:

“If there’s a trick there’s a secret to it is you just gotta keep your bodies tight, because if he hits and there’s a three-inch gap and then I could break every rib in my body. There’s no telling what damage we would’ve done.”

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