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WWE star Mick Foley's new career: standup comedy

Wrestler Mick Foley attends the “Fool’s Day” Shorts Program during the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival on April 18, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images for Tribeca Film Festival)

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Wrestler Mick Foley attends the “Fool’s Day” Shorts Program during the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival on April 18, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images for Tribeca Film Festival)

WWE superstar Mick Foley's new career in standup comedy is off to a rousing start: His one-night-only show at Side Splitters Comedy Club in Tampa tonight is sold out. Apparently, getting into the WWE Hall of Fame is funnier than we thought. Foley has a strikingly diverse resume that includes stints as a children's author, voice actor, radio host and he's even making an appearance today at the Santa Claus convention that's in town. But clearly his WWE fame means this rookie comedian has a built-in following.

Sharon Kennedy Wynne, Times staff writer

WWE star Mick Foley's new career: standup comedy 05/13/14 [Last modified: Tuesday, May 13, 2014 4:20pm]
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