Mick Foley has revealed that there’s one aspect of Vince McMahon’s booking he wasn’t a fan of.
For four decades Vince McMahon was the creative be all and end all in WWE. The now former Chairman controlled every aspect of the creative process, and although there were numerous teams of pitching ideas, he had the ultimate final say.
In recent years fans had become increasingly critical of McMahon’s booking, airing their displeasure at the number of rematches on television and the habit of having Superstars lose in their hometown.
It turns out that the latter also didn’t sit well with former World Champion and WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley.
Speaking on his podcast, Foley Is Pod, the star pointed to one particular feud in 2016 featuring Charlotte Flair and Sasha Banks. During the second half of the year the pair traded the Raw Women’s Championship both losing in their own hometowns.
“There is a part of Vince that genuinely likes to make dreams come true. He likes to do that for his audience. I think you could argue that he puts them through an unnecessary ringer sometimes, you know? Like I’m not a fan of having people lose and get embarrassed in their hometowns. I guess he thinks, you know, it’s good heat. I would rather have seen, you know, Charlotte [Flair] go over in Charlotte and Sasha [Banks] go over in Boston instead of vice versa.”
It was recently announced that Charlotte will be the next guest on the Broken Skull Sessions with Stone Cold Steve Austin. The show will premiere on August 19th.
H/t to Wrestling Inc for the transcription.