In a new interview conducted for the SunSport WrestleCast, Mick Foley had the following to say concerning TNA's recent idea to turn him heel:
"This is breaking news, and maybe I'll get in trouble for this, but TNA had discussed me doing a big heel turn. But with this anti-bullying campaign we're doing and coming off an award for reasonableness I was given by Jon Stewart, it just didn't seem right. To be hitting people with my reasonableness award on TV would be funny, I could have done a couple of weeks of good television. But in the bigger picture — and I think TNA has got to start looking at the bigger picture more often — I could be a lot more effective as somebody who goes out there and talks about serious issues."
PWInsider.com is reporting that TNA will be running a series of shows in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates next weekend. The TNA crew will be leaving next Friday, and no talent for the shows has been officially announced at this time.