Michael Francis "Mick" Foley, Sr. is an American retired professional wrestler, author, comedian, actor, voice actor and former color commentator. He has worked for many wrestling promotions, including WWE, World Championship Wrestling, Extreme Championship Wrestling and Total Nonstop Action Wrestling, as well as numerous promotions in Japan. He is often referred to as "The Hardcore Legend", a nickname he shares with Terry Funk.
Foley has wrestled both under his real name and various personas, including Dude Love, Cactus Jack, and Mankind, also known as the Three Faces of Foley. Foley is a four-time world champion, an 11-time tag team champion, the first WWF Hardcore Champion, and a one-time TNA Legends Champion. Foley headlined many pay-per-views for WWE from the mid-1990s to the mid 2000s; he participated in the closing matches of WrestleMania XV and WrestleMania 2000 – as a special guest referee in the former.