“A Few Of the Items Were Buried with Children”- Mick Foley Reveals Why He’s Not a Huge Collector of His Memorabillia

Published 06/08/2021, 11:45 AM EDT


While a character consists of many essential aspects, some of them make it distinctive. One such item was Mick Foley a.k.a. Mankind’s face mask. He also had the Catus Jack print jacket that distinguished him in fans’ eyes.

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Now, when someone has such extraordinary elements that make them stand out, the common expectation is that these will go up as prized possessions somewhere in the house, like memorabilia. Surprisingly, Mick Foley revealed he doesn’t actually have anything around his house which shows that a former pro-wrestler lives there.

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“I don’t think there’s a single display in the house that would indicate a wrestler lived there. I donated a lot of the things to charity. A few of the items were buried with children. The original Rock ‘N’ Sock Connection jacket, it’s buried with a young man in West Virginia. Mr. Rocko buried with a young man in Staten Island.

“I think that’s about as flattering as it gets to be asked if you’d be okay if a child was buried with the things I gave him. I’m proud of the fact that I did raise a lot of money for good causes or I would just give some of my best memorabilia to people who needed a little lift.”

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Mick Foley did not like the Mankind Iconic face mask

During the same clip, Mick Foley revealed that he did not like wearing that mask. He revealed that the mask would make him uncomfortable, and he had to rub something on his moustache to reduce the uneasiness.

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However, he revealed that the mask was the best thing that happened to him.

“A lot of care went into making this and, it was actually form-fitted for my face. There was a little bit of foam rubber in there to make it a little comfortable. But instead of covering it up without accentuating my facial expressions, it created an air of mystery and it was the best thing to have happened to me.”

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The characters Mick Foley has created with his in-ring skills and abilities have been a treat for the WWE Universe. The company inducted him to the WWE Hall of Fame in 2013.

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Shuvangi Sen Chaudhury

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Shuvangi is a senior WWE and AEW author at EssentiallySports. She has over 1000 published WWE articles and also has experience in content operations with Forbes. Having completed her undergraduation from Royal Holloway, University of London, Shuvangi is closely aligned to the fitness industry, having amateur skills levels in tennis and basketball while rowing at a regatta level.

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