Mick Foley's "Bang Bang" has become one of the most famous catchphrases in wrestling history, as it perfectly encapsulates Foley's style and persona. Whether it was a big move or the set-up for something more, when Foley let out a "Bang Bang," fans were invested.
Speaking on WWE Untold, Foley revealed the origin of his famous catchphrase.
"I wasn't even aware that I made noises throughout my matches," Foley said when discussing his Royal Rumble 2000 match with Triple H. "It just came from my subconscious. Bang Bang had, maybe the most humble of wrestling origins. I dropped an elbow on Nasty Ned Brady in Greensboro, NC, I think it was one day before I lost two top teeth in a car accident. The song from the B-52's, 'Love Shack' went through my mind and I looked up at the camera and said, 'Bang bang bang, on the door baby.' And I never again used 'on the door baby.' The more meaningful and more I believed in the gesture, the better the match was going to be."
There was no love involved between Triple H and Foley during their rivalry in 2000 as the two men battled through hell and back at the Royal Rumble and No Way Out.
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