From the legendary "Last Battle of Atlanta" to the historic meeting of "The Nature Boys," dig deep into the WWE archives to witness wrestling lore come to life! Spanning over 60 years, Hidden Gems highlights the rare, the unusual, the forgotten, and never-before-seen footage of the Legends of yesteryear and Superstars of today. This carefully curated series is a must for any purist.
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JAN. 17, 2019
The Road to NXT Gold
Witness the OVW debut of Tommaso Ciampa as he takes on Jamin Olivencia in this rarely seen bout from 2007. (3/10/07)
Before the Raid
Before becoming one of the most imposing figures in NXT’s Tag Team division, Hanson took on Brian Black in this rarely seen match from Raw. (5/2/05)
Before dominating in NXT, Tommaso Ciampa and Hanson of the War Raiders look to make a name for themselves on this episode of Velocity. (12/17/05)
Over the Top
An all-star cast of Legends including Dusty Rhodes, Abdullah the Butcher, Bruiser Brody and more compete in an AWA 20-man Battle Royal. (7/15/84)
JAN. 10, 2019
For Pete’s Sake
The most prized possession in the UK is up for grabs as Pete Dunne defends his WWE United Kingdom Championship against Mark Andrews. (6/8/17)
JAN. 3, 2019
Muta in the Mist
The rivalry between WWE Hall of Famer Sting and Japanese legend The Great Muta reaches a fever pitch in the summer of 1989. (9/1/89)
Mid-South New Year’s Eve 1985
"Mad Dog" Buzz Sawyer and Butch Reed go to war in a Dog Collar Match in this New Year’s Eve extravaganza from Mid-South Wrestling. (12/31/85)
DEC. 14 - 25
12 Days of Hidden Gems
ADDED DEC. 13
Building a WWE Iron Man
The FCW 15 Championship is on the line when Seth Rollins takes on Dean Ambrose in a 30-minute WWE Iron Man Match. (9/18/11)
ADDED DEC. 6
The Crusher and The Colonel
$10,000 hangs in the balance for the Superstar who can climb to the top of the ladder when Jerry Blackwell takes on Colonel DeBeers. (11/27/86)
The Stairway to Hell
Barbed wire hangs high above the ring as The Dudley Boyz face The Sandman, Tommy Dreamer and Spike Dudley in a Stairway to Hell Match. (5/16/98)
ADDED NOV. 29
The Common Man's Best Friend
Dusty Rhodes joins forces with the Junkyard Dog to take on the duo of Ted DiBiase and Matt Borne in tag team action from Houston. (2/11/83)
ADDED NOV. 22
The Race to Starrcade
Ric Flair looks to reclaim championship gold when he battles World Heavyweight Champion Harley Race on the road to Starrcade. (7/9/83)
Battling The Brisco Brothers
Ricky Steamboat and Jay Youngblood look to dethrone The Brisco Brothers in their quest for tag team gold on the road to Starrcade. (7/9/83)
ADDED NOV. 15
Survivor Series Showdown 1993
The mammoth Yokozuna defends his WWE Championship against Bret Hart on the road to Survivor Series 1993. (11/21/93)
ADDED NOV. 8
AWA Team Challenge Series
Witness this unreleased home video pilot from the dying days of the AWA as they unleash the infamous team challenge series. (10/23/89)
ADDED NOV. 1
Degenerates of New York
The Undertaker and "Stone Cold" Steve Austin face Shawn Michaels and Triple H in tag team action from Madison Square Garden. (11/15/97)
Steel Cage Showdown
The cameras keep rolling after SmackDown goes off the air to witness Shawn Michaels and Triple H battle Legacy inside a steel cage. (9/1/09)
ADDED OCT. 25
Destruction Comes to OVW
The Undertaker has a big surprise in store for the team of Diamond Dallas Page and Leviathan when he brings his brother Kane to Ohio Valley Wrestling. (6/30/01)
Destruction After Dark
The Brothers of Destruction look to put the brakes on "Stone Cold" Steve Austin and Triple H’s power trip in this rarely seen moment from Monday Night Raw. (4/16/01)
ADDED OCT. 18
Last Battle of Atlanta (Full show)
Witness the historic Last Battle of Atlanta in its entirety, headlined by Buzz Sawyer and Tommy Rich settling their rivalry in a steel cage. (10/23/83)
ADDED OCT. 11
The Heat Comes to OVW
Latino Heat Eddie Guerrero makes his presence felt in his one and only Ohio Valley Wrestling appearance when he takes on Nova in this match from 2002. (11/20/02)
The Art of War
Lucha legend Konnan makes a rare WWE appearance as Latin Fury when he takes on the former partner of Eddie Guerrero, The Juicer Art Barr. (1/8/92)
WWE Hall of Famers square off at The World’s Most Famous Arena when The Unpredictable Johnny Rodz battles Carlos Colon. (8/1/77)
When Stars Align
Before becoming an ECW and WWE mainstay, Super Crazy performed as Super Loco against El Hijo del Santo in this bout from Super Astros. (11/22/98)
ADDED OCT. 4
NWA World Heavyweight Champion Lou Thesz puts his title on the line against the dangerous Wild Bill Longson. (6/17/52)
The Great Gotch
Karl Gotch makes his impact felt on U.S. soil when he teams with Rene Goulet to face The Rugged Russians at Madison Square Garden. (1/31/72)
To Catch a Model
Billy Robinson, accompanied to the ring by WWE Hall of Famer Lord Alfred Hayes, takes on Rick Martel in Canada. (10/18/84)
Oklahoma’s Favorite Son
The highly revered Danny Hodge joins forces with wild man Jos LeDuc to battle the dastardly duo of Pak Song and Toru Tanaka. (11/12/74)
Before becoming one of Japan's most controversial figures in MMA, Nobuhiko Takada traveled to Canada to face Athol Foley. (8/12/83)
ADDED SEPT. 27
The Kuwait Cup
Hunter Hearst Helmsley and The Undertaker wage their very first in-ring battle overseas in the Semifinals of the 1996 Kuwait Cup. (5/12/96)
An Escalator Ride to Remember
In this memorable bout from Shotgun Saturday Night, Hunter Hearst Helmsley goes one-on-one with The Undertaker at Penn Station in New York City. (2/8/97)
Friday Night Fight
On a special edition of Friday Night's Main Event, Hunter Hearst Helmsley journeys to the dark side to battle The Undertaker. (9/5/97)
ADDED SEPT. 20
Rey Mysterio puts his WCW Cruiserweight Championship on the line against fellow luchador Super Calo in this rarely seen match from Nitro. (9/23/96)
Demolishing the Competition
WWE Hall of Famers unite when Tito Santana teams with the legendary Mil Mascaras to take on the tough tandem of Demolition. (8/28/87)
The Pride of Puerto Rico
The beloved Pedro Morales defends his WWE World Championship against WWE Hall of Famer Blackjack Mulligan as their rivalry reaches a fever pitch. (3/15/71)
The Fighting Fifties
Mexican legend Rito Romero battles Danny Savich in a 2-out-of-3 falls contest from the famed Sportatorium in Dallas, TX. (8/26/52)
ADDED SEPT. 13
Thinking on Your Feet
Renee Young demonstrates her incredible gift of gab in this rarely seen audition tape from the start of her career in WWE. (6/8/12)
Forging a Path
Prior to becoming WWE mainstays for several years, Kaitlyn and Rosa Mendes face off in this contest from FCW. (1/16/11)
Legend of the Phoenix
WWE Hall of Famer Beth Phoenix defends her OVW Women's Championship against ODB and Katie Lea in triple threat action. (10/14/06)
ADDED SEPT. 6
Long before making a name for herself in the Mae Young Classic, Mercedes Martinez goes one-on-one with Victoria in this match on Heat. (6/12/06)
Legends in the Making
Mae Young Classic competitor Meiko Satomura teams with WWE Hall of Famer Madusa against Japanese legend Akira Hokuto & Kaoru. (2/19/97)
ADDED AUG. 30
The Future in Florida
Dean Ambrose teams with Damien Sandow and Antonio Cesaro to face Seth Rollins, Johnny Curtis and Derrick Bateman in FCW. (11/20/11)
ADDED AUG. 23
WCCW Wrestling Star Wars 1981
The Von Erich family is ready for action in this star-studded spectacular from the legendary Reunion Arena in Dallas, Texas. (2/22/81)
ADDED AUG. 16
Before Reigning on Raw
Long before calling Roman Reigns' matches on Monday Night Raw, Corey Graves goes one-on-one with Leakee in Florida Championship Wrestling. (11/20/11)
A Real International Incident
In this rarely seen contest from Finland, Brock Lesnar defends the coveted WWE Championship against The Undertaker. (10/9/03)
Things get extreme when a young Samoa Joe defends the UPW Heavyweight Championship against Tommy Dreamer. (4/25/01)
See a young AJ Styles compete before a WWE audience long before his official debut in this unaired match against Rick Michaels. (7/9/01)
ADDED AUG. 9
The Blayze Goes Out
In what would be her final WWE appearance until her WWE Hall of Fame induction, Alundra Blayze takes on Lioness Asuka in this unaired match.
ADDED AUG. 2
Raising Hell in OVW
"Stone Cold" Steve Austin takes a rare trip to Ohio Valley Wrestling and leaves a stunning impression on fans and competitors. (1/31/01)
ADDED JULY 26
Patterson Battles a Patriarch
Angelo Poffo, patriarch of the legendary Poffo family, takes to the ring to battle the first-ever Intercontinental Champion, Pat Patterson. (1/11/77)
A Savage Alliance
"Macho Man" Randy Savage partners with Magnum T.A. to take on The Mongolians in this tag team match from Georgia Championship Wrestling. (11/24/83)
Leaping into Action
This WWE Hidden Gem features "Leaping" Lanny Poffo bringing his in-ring abilities into action against the legendary Nick Bockwinkel. (9/21/84)
ADDED JULY 19
A Rocky Start
Long before he became The Rock and ahead of his official WWE debut, see Dwayne Johnson face Bodydonna Skip in this rarely seen dark match. (3/11/96)
ADDED JULY 12
The fans of WCW are in for a surprise of epic proportions when Mr. McMahon interrupts their regularly scheduled programming. (7/14/84)
ADDED JULY 5
All Aboard the Lex Express
Join Lex Luger on his cross-country journey to SummerSlam with never-before-seen footage from aboard the USS Intrepid and on the Lex Express. (7/4/93)
ADDED JUNE 28
Two of WWE's most patriotic superstars collide when Sgt. Slaughter faces Jim Duggan. (1/3/81)
ADDED JUNE 21
Skip to my Boo
Before Chris Candido and Boo Bradley make their mark on ECW, their rivalry comes to a fever pitch. (1/21/95)
ADDED JUNE 14
The Real Omega Man
Before making a name for himself internationally, Kenny Omega shows his skills against Cru Jones in this match from Deep South Wrestling. (9/3/06)
Putting Hard Work to Use
After watching Bob Orton Sr. and Bob Orton Jr. in a special workout session, witness them in action against Steve Keirn and Mike Graham. (4/20/76)
Into the Woods
In this battle from Florida Championship Wrestling, Xavier Woods takes to the ring to go one-on-one with Michael Tarver. (6/5/11)
The Road to Perfection
On the road to perfection, Curt Hennig partners with his legendary father, Larry “The Axe,” to battle The Road Warriors in a Tag Team Match. (4/21/85)
The Armstrongs and The Horsemen
Brad Armstrong and his legendary father, “Bullet” Bob, take on Tully Blanchard and Lex Luger in the 1987 Jim Crockett Sr. Memorial Cup. (4/11/87)
ADDED JUNE 7
Monsters and Demons
Before Batista's animalistic days in WWE, Leviathan would prove himself to be a worthy competitor in this 2001 match against Kane from Ohio Valley Wrestling.
ADDED MAY 31
Brisco's Last Golden Opportunity
In what would be his last attempt at glory, Jack Brisco takes to the ring to challenge Ric Flair for the NWA World Heavyweight Championship (4/7/1984).
ADDED MAY 24
This is Your Life: Jack Brisco
Gordon Solie & Jack Brisco cover Brisco’s rise to the top of the NWA (7/30/1981).
Clubbing with Sheiky Baby
Relive a vintage Iron Sheik workout from the late 1970s (1/15/1977).
A Race for The Yellow Rose
Watch the match that puts David Von Erich on the map as a contender for the NWA Heavyweight Championship as he battles Harley Race in a 2-Out-of-3 Falls Match (WCCW - 8/15/1977).
British Bulldogs Dynamite Kid and Davey Boy Smith face each other in singles action (Stampede TV - 10/29/1982).
The Hammer Pays the Piper
The rivalry between "Rowdy" Roddy Piper and Greg “The Hammer” Valentine intensifies before their legendary Dog Collar Match at Starrcade 1983 (NWA/WCW Live Event 7/9/1983 – Charlotte, N.C.).
Meet The Lugar
Percy Pringle (Paul Bearer) introduces us to The Lugar (Lex Luger) (CWF TV - 10/16/1984).
Legends of the Ring
Relive the Legends Battle Royal, featuring Lou Thesz, Nick Bockwinkel, Bobo Brazil, Gino Brito, Edouard Carpentier, Al Costello, The Crusher, Dominic DeNucci, Tony Garea, Rene Goulet, Gene Kiniski, Killer Kowalski, Pedro Morales, Baron Mikel Scicluna, Arnold Skaaland, Ray Stevens, Chief Jay Strongbow, and Sailor Art Thomas. Includes exclusive post-match interviews (WWE Live Event - 11/16/1987, East Rutherford, N.J.).
The Natural Legacy
Dusty Rhodes introduces us to his son, Dustin (FCW TV - 9/8/1988).
A Lesson from Funk University
Terry Funk introduces us to a new word – a “Dustin” (FCW TV - 2/23/1989).
At Ease, Yoko!
Relive Sgt. Slaughter vs. Kokena Maximus (Yokozuna) (AWA All-Star Wrestling - 4/29/1990); and watch Yokozuna's debut as Kokena (WWE Superstars - 9/1/1992).
The Dark Side of Royalty
Relive Jerry “The King” Lawler vs. “Mean” Mark Callous (Undertaker) (GWF presents USWA Challenge - 10/8/1990).
Vader Strikes Back
Ron Simmons takes on Big Van Vader (WCW Live Event - 12/30/1992, Baltimore, Md.).
See Triple H (as Terra Ryzing) battle Brian Armstrong (Road Dogg) (WCW WorldWide - 2/26/94).
Thunder Meets Heat
Eddie Guerrero takes on Jushin “Thunder” Liger (WCW Main Event - 10/1/1995).
Taming of the Extreme
See Chris Jericho's ECW singles debut against Rob Van Dam (ECW Live Event, Queens, N.Y. - 2/3/1996).
A Starla in the Making
In the early days of her career, Molly Holly (as Starla Sexton) faces Malia Hosaka (WCW WorldWide - 12/21/98).
John Cena (aka The Prototype) makes his OVW Debut (OVW TV - 5/26/01).
Before his phenomenal rise to the top of WWE, AJ Styles takes on The Hurricane back in 2002 (WWE Jakked - 1/26/02).
Albert battles the up-and-comer Bobby Rood(e) (WWE Velocity - 10/19/02).
Seeds of Lunacy
A young Dean Ambrose takes it to the veteran William Regal (FCW TV - 7/1/12).
All Hidden Gems