First encounters: How 5 of WWE’s most legendary rivalries began

Every rivalry has to start somewhere. Just as “Batman: Arkham Origins” tracks a young Dark Knight’s early encounters with infamous villains like Deathstroke and The Joker, WWEClassics.com has traced some of the ring's greatest rivalries back to their beginnings. 

Watch classic WWE rivals in their first encounters

From the initial meeting of “Stone Cold” Steve Austin and The Rock to the first night John Cena took on Randy Orton, these rarely seen matches uncover the origins of sports-entertainment’s most captivating sagas. Read on to find out how you start a war.