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Mick Foley going into WWE Hall of Fame

Setauket native and WWE Superstar Mick Foley performs

(Credit: Joe Defino)

Long Island native and three-time WWE champion Mick Foley was the first inductee announced for the 2013 class of the WWE Hall of Fame during the 20th anniversary edition of Monday Night Raw.

Foley, 47, was long rumored to get the Hall of Fame nod, considering that WrestleMania will be held closeby at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. on April 7. Foley's upcoming induction was confirmed...

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Mick Foley featured in FollowLI

Setauket native and WWE Superstar Mick Foley performs

(Credit: Joe Defino)

Check out Setauket's own Mick Foley, who is featured as part of newsday.com's FollowLI series of Twitter profiles....

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Mick Foley's comedy routine finding work/life balance

Setauket native and WWE wrestler Mick Foley is

(Credit: Joe Defino)

I've now seen Mick Foley's stand-up comedy routine three times on Long Island in less than four months. The journey has not been unlike watching the Long Island pro wrestling legend's transformation from Dude Love to Cactus Jack to Mankind. Getting an act just right isn't easy, whether you're between the ropes or under the lights.

His biggest challenge has been entertaining the wrestling aficionados...

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Mick Foley juggles comedy, return to WWE

Mick Foley, right, hangs out with "30 Rock"

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You never know what to expect from a Mick Foley performance, whether in the squared circle or, in this case, a stand-up comedy routine earlier this month at Governor’s Comedy Club in Levittown.

The dichotomy of someone telling jokes to raise money for sexual assault victims would be awkward for most. But for Long Island native and three-time WWE champ Foley, 46 -- who over the years has gained...

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More from TNA's Mick Foley

Here are some extras quotes from Mich Foley on his former WWE colleagues:

Foley on WWE Champion John Cena:

"He treats everyone with respect from the big stars to the young guys and has a great sense of humor."

Foley on rumors of the reports of Undertaker's retirement:

"He's had some of his best matches later on in his career. That's unheard of."

"I...

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LI's Mick Foley will mow your lawn

File photo of Mick Foley.

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The thought of having a professional wrestler mow your lawn might seem like an outrageous idea. But when it comes to Long Island native Mick Foley, no idea is too crazy for him.

Remember, this is the man who wrestled with a sock on his hand, had three of the wildest characters (Cactus Jack, Dude Love and Mankind) and was the biggest risk taker when it came to pushing his body to the limit.

Foley’s...

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Big wrestling weekend in area, with 2 shows on LI

If you're at all tired of the wrestling you've been getting from WWE and TNA as of late, this is a great weekend to sample a number of exciting alternatives. No less than four major independent wrestling shows are being held tomorrow in our area, including a couple right here on Long Island featuring some pretty big names from WWE and TNA. As well, there are a couple of wrestling pay per views that...

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