Mick Foley:  How He Lost His Ear in Germany

In 1994, a horrific accident almost ended in tragedy for Mick Foley. This story is not for the faint of heart. And who said wrestling was fake?

In his highly recommended autobiography, Have A Nice Day, Mick Foley details the horrifying experience he had in Germany in a match against Vader.

Mick Foley detailed: "Vader and I had a history of having very rough matches, and on this night on tour in Germany (March 16, 1994), I came in the dressing room and said to him, ‘We’re gonna tear the house down, right!’ And he said, ‘Not tonight.’"

"Vader said he couldn’t wrestle because he had a bad arm injury. So, I took it upon myself to say, ‘Hey, don’t worry about it, I’ll do most of the work tonight…’"

"As part of trying to fulfill that commitment, I did the dreaded ‘Hangman’s move,’ where my neck gets caught in the ropes legitimately."

The horrid moments that followed left Mick Foley feeling like he was going to die right there in the Sporthalle in Munich.

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