Mick Foley has been tossed off of Hell in a Cell. Mick Foley has been slammed onto barbed wire more times than a human being should be. Mick Foley epitomizes tough.
Recently, there has been a discussion about the toughness of today's era of professional wrestlers as Undertaker and Bill Goldberg have stated that they feel that this generation of professional wrestlers is not as tough as the wrestlers in their day.
"It's tough right now, for me, because the product has changed so much. It's kinda soft. I'll probably piss a lot of people off but they need to hear it. To the young guys, 'oh, he's a bitter old guy.' I'm not bitter, I did my time. I walked away. I just think the product is a little soft. There are guys here and there who have an edge to them, but there's too much pretty and not enough edge,” Undertaker told Joe Rogan on The Joe Rogan Experience.
"Get thicker skin boys and girls, that's all I can say. When legends came in and I was in the business, I was greatly appreciative of the eyes they brought to our product. One day, those young kids will be in the position like me and I hope karma comes back to bite them in the ass," said Goldberg on WWE After the Bell.
Mick Foley took to Twitter to weigh in on this discussion and kept his answer short and sweet.
Today’s professional wrestlers are every bit as tough as the wrestlers of my era were.— Mick Foley (@RealMickFoley) January 28, 2021
Just my opinion.
Mick Foley, given his body of work, is certainly in the authority on the topic of being tough in professional wrestling and he continues to be tough following a battle with covid-19. Learn more at this link.