In an interview with The Shining Wizards Podcast, WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley discussed his WrestleMania 30 raffle, why the raffle is so loaded with prizes, what WWE should do with Daniel Bryan at WrestleMania and more.

Highlights of the interview are below:

On the WrestleMania 30 dream raffle: “If someone is not a wrestling fan, they can just call and say I want to go to Disney or they can say I just want to explore New Orleans for those 4 days and then go to Disney and give my WrestleMania tickets to someone else, but I think we are getting some people who are supporting RAINN because it’s a great cause. It’s the nation’s largest anti-sexual assault organization and because it’s a difficult subject to talk about, it’s often pushed away and by doing this raffle it gets the word out there and it allows people to know that in addition to going to for the raffle, there’s a great place to reach out and get help if you need it, so it’s a way for me to make a difference and in the last few weeks it’s really picked up.”

On why the raffle is so loaded with extremely good prizes: “Part of the reason I made the raffle so good to be honest with you is because that, for a while, it didn’t look like WrestleMania was getting much enthusiasm and I had known that the shows were going to turn around and the card was going to start shaping up to be so good, I probably wouldn’t have added the Disney vacation and who knows, I may not have got on the phone and asked Gabe Sapolsky if he wanted to participate. I talked to Court Bauer from Ring of Honor and so they’re in and WrestleCon too. Everyone that I’ve spoken to, including Velvet Sky, who’s signing that unbelievable poster of her in the Yankees shirt and I don’t care if you hate the Yankees, this is the greatest baseball-themed poster of all time and a hug from Velvet Sky and Diamond Dallas Page, it’s really unbelievable, lunch with Brie Bella and some WWE Divas, breakfast with me, etc. Honestly, if you’re not a fan of mine and you want to call up and have me sleep in, I’ll forgive you for it. There’s just so much going on and it’s only $10 to enter and little by little, using the strength in numbers theory, we are really making a difference in helping out a great cause.”

On Daniel Bryan and WrestleMania 30: “It looks like it could actually happen. I think all of us, including myself, forgot what a great heel Triple H could be, because up until Monday night, especially going back a few weeks ago, when Daniel Bryan was asking for the match with HHH, it looked like he was trying to sell people something they weren’t interested in buying and then after Monday night, which was a brutal, but really effective way to close the show, I think people see that this is the match you want to see and if he wins and I’m going to hope he does, he’s going to be hurting and so he’ll be entering the main event at WrestleMania as one of the great underdog stories in history. Who knows how it’ll end, but the potential is there to have a really emotional scene. I for one and as much as I like Stephanie McMahon as a person, I believe she needs to be slapped by a female and I think there is a good candidate who would like to slap her. I just think there’s a potential scenatio for some great joy at the end of WrestleMania and it’s almost like really built up because I’d say since Hell in a Cell the shows haven’t had that joyful feeling, so let’s hope we all get that release again at WrestleMania.

For more with Mick Foley, including discussion about RAINN’s influence on the military, his comedy career, Jake Roberts and more, go to and listen to Episode 138: We Are 138. The Shining Wizards Podcast is available on iTunes, Stitcher Radio, AudioBoo, Geek Life Radio, Clutch And Wiggle Entertainment, Marks 4 Life and the Shining Wizards Network at