WWE Legend Mick Foley Provides Health Update After Testing Positive for COVID-19

Published 01/13/2021, 6:30 AM EST


The threat of COVID-19 is real and is looming over everyone. The virus has spared no one from the heads of countries to actors and even professional wrestlers! We recently reported Drew McIntyre tested positive for COVID-19, and it seems like the WWE Champion isn’t the only one; WWE Hall of Famer, Mick Foley too, has tested positive!

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Mick Foley gives an update on his condition

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The Hardcore Legend first broke the news over 10 days ago on Twitter he has tested positive for coronavirus. Foley explained he caught the virus following a virtual signing on December 12, 2020, despite following all safety measures.

Earlier today, Mick Foley updated fans on his condition almost a month after testing positive. Foley said it is not too bad, but admitted he gets fatigued easily and has a dizzy head. He also urged everyone to take COVID-19 seriously.

Mick Foley is self-quarantining in a hotel for the past 28 days and counting. It is really a bummer to see a legend of our beloved sport being on the sidelines due to COVID-19, but it is what it is, the virus is real and it will come for us. We have to own up and take responsibility for our lives.

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The WWE Hall of Famer also joked later and said if he can get up from The Undertaker throwing him through Hell In A Cell then he can surely kick COVID-19’s butt as well.

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No one is safe from COVID-19, not even wrestling! WWE Champion Drew McIntyre became the latest addition to test positive for COVID-19. In fact, Fightful Select reports there was a new COVID-19 outbreak in wrestling. This outbreak has affected almost all nationally televised promotions/brands, including WWE, AEW, and Impact Wrestling.

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Ishan Chavan is a WWE and AEW author at EssentiallySports. Being a Journalism graduate, Ishan has over six years of experience in the Media Production Industry, having worked with Viacom 18's streaming platform, Voot. A wrestling fan since childhood, Ishan's favorite wrestlers are Daniel Bryan, AJ Styles, and Chris Jericho as he feels these three have the perfect blend of wrestling and promo skills, especially Jericho.

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