The Rock and also Mankind also known as Mick Foley are known for functioning exceptionally well with each other, be it as adversaries or as pals in WWE. However, both of them have shared one match that stands apart from the others due to exactly how harsh it was.
The match occurred at WWE Royal Rumble 1999, where The Rock and also Mick Foley took on versus each various other in an ‘I Quit’match The match was exceptionally terrible and also saw The Rock hit Mick Foley with 11 shots to the head with the chair, all while Foley’s hands were cuffed behind his back therefore he might not safeguard his head.
Talking regarding the match, Bruce Prichard (h/t Wrestling Inc) spoke about exactly how harsh it was to enjoy it.
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Bruce Prichard talks regarding exactly how harsh the WWE match in between The Rock and also Mick Foley was
Bruce Prichard referred to the match in between The Rock and also Mick Foley at WWE Royal Rumble 1999 and also said exactly how tough it was to watch, not just currently, but back after that as well.
“It was violent and brutal. Not just difficult to watch now, it was difficult to watch back then. It was something you were like, ‘Okay, I’ve seen it.’ Enough is enough and move on. Nothing will prepare you for that. It was just a testament to the toughness of Mick Foley and that’s not always good.”
The unguarded shots to the head of Foley looked actually poor, and also Bruce Prichard said that The Rock and also Mick Foley actually appreciated each various other, but it ended up to be much more than what was needed when they were battling because WWE match.
“I know for a fact. I know Rock – I don’t even think they could convince me. Rock couldn’t convince me that he wanted to take his head off; I just couldn’t believe it. There was a lot of respect and admiration between the two and both were professionals. They did discuss it ahead of time and did have an idea of how brutal it would be. Sometimes it’s just worse in real life, folks, and people get carried away trying to paint a picture.”
Published 09 Sep 2020, 22:50 IST