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By Mick Foley

In Foley Is Good, Mick Foley -- former Commissioner of the area Wrestling Federation, aka Cactus Jack, Dude Love, and Mankind -- alternatives up correct the place his ruin number one New York Times bestseller Have a pleasant Day! left off, giving readers an inside of examine the behind-the-scenes motion within the Federation. With overall honesty and riotous humor, Mick Foley shines a focus into the various hidden corners of the area Wrestling Federation. From the continuing controversy surrounding "backyard wrestling" to the true tale in the back of his now-infamous "I give up" fit with The Rock, Foley covers the entire bases during this hysterically humorous roller-coaster experience of a memoir.

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Tuesday, this might be even worse. i have a physique right here with either eye sockets uncovered. There seems a proliferation of a few kind of white liquid ... oh my goodness, this guy has had his eyes pulled out and has been skull-fucked to dying! " 21. "This Is Your existence" THE SEPTEMBER 27, 1999, variation of uncooked used to be a enormous exhibit, either as successful and a failure. "This Is Your existence" with Mankind and The Rock may signify not just the excessive aspect of The Rock 'n' Sock Connection and Vince Russo's final nice international Wrestling Federation concept, yet an instance of a good chance misplaced to boot. I had participated within the "Six-Pack problem" major occasion of the Unforgiven Pay-Per-View an evening prior, in addition to Kane, Triple H, significant convey, British Bulldog, and The Rock. in the course of the buildup of the exhibit, I had agonized over what to do should still i locate myself face-to-face with The Rock and had even claimed to "know how Meryl Streep felt on the finish of Sophie's selection. " Granted, loads of our viewers had by no means noticeable the motion picture, yet I nonetheless proposal it was once a shrewdpermanent line—until seeing Sophie's selection back a couple of nights in the past. someway, after staring at Streep's heart-wrenching functionality, it now not appeared like a suitable punch line at a wrestling convey. towards the tip of the fit, I had shocked The Rock with a double-arm DDT for a close to win (Triple H acquired the win) and felt terrible approximately it the next night. So terrible actually that I ready a unique shock. The section was once speculated to final fifteen mins, and used to be set to begin off the 10 o'clock hour, yet used to be teased with little vignettes during the establishing hour. After each fit, the digicam would narrow to me preserving balloons and a tremendous publication, with a secret determine cloaked less than the secrecy of a blue bedsheet. "Wait until eventually The Rock sees you," I instructed the mysterious sheet wearer, "he's going to move BANANA! " "Banana," without S at the finish used to be my tribute to wrestling legend/stooge Pat Patterson. Patterson used to be of French-Canadian descent, and regardless of having lived within the usa (or United kingdom as he could say) for over thirty years, he had by no means thoroughly mastered the adaptation among singulars and plurals. for that reason, he had as soon as informed a small workforce of wrestlers that "at this aspect the Undertaker will cross thoroughly banana," to which I spoke back, "Will the gang then move completely NUT? " Pat's plural challenge had as soon as resulted in me having my hopes dashed, while, within the mid-eighties, my mom and dad knowledgeable me that Mr. Patterson had referred to as my residence and sought after me to paintings for the area Wrestling Federation. on the time Pat used to be Vince McMahon's right-hand guy, and a choice from Pat was once like a visit to Shangri-la for a tender wrestler. nonetheless, I sensed it would be a rib. I knew tips on how to weed out a Patterson impostor. "Dad, did the fellow reduce to rubble his singulars and plurals? " I requested. My dad's resolution made my day. "Oh, the guy's English used to be terrible. " sure, it particularly used to be Pat. Hooray! I known as Patterson's workplace each day for 2 weeks and left messages.

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