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Showing off his Hall of Fame ring, he quipped, "I haven't worn jewelry since one of the front teeth I had made into an earring became no longer necessary because I lost the ear."
Foley, who has wrestled as Cactus Jack, Mankind and Dude Love, was part of a Hall of Fame class that included wrestling legend Bruno Sammartino, who sold out the Garden 187 times, former world champions Bob Backlund, Booker T and Trish Stratus -- and Donald Trump.
"The Donald" has been a longtime supporter of WWE, and even put his iconic locks on the line in a hair vs. hair "Battle of the Billionaires" at WrestleMania 23. Trump seconded a wrestler who defeated a wrestler seconded by WWE chairman Vince McMahon.
The ceremony was part of WrestleMania Week, which climaxes Sunday night with the sold-out WrestleMania 29 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. Wrestler-turned-movie star Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson defends his WWE championship against John Cena in the main event.