WWE Hidden Gems – 1972

Heading into 1972 we have four Hidden Gems in this collection. We start with a tag match starring Karl Gotch, who helped popularize submission style wrestling in Japan. The we get a demonstration of moves from Danny Hodge, Harley Race and others, followed by WWF Champion Pedro Morales defending the gold against honorable Mr Fuji! … Continue reading WWE Hidden Gems – 1972

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WWE Hidden Gems – 1971

We enter 1971 with a new World Champion, as Bruno Sammartino lost the gold to Stan Stasiak, who quickly dropped it to Pedro Morales. Pedro was one of the most beloved Latino wrestlers of the seventies and could whip a crowd into a frenzy. On today’s edition of Hidden Gems he faces the one and … Continue reading WWE Hidden Gems – 1971

WWE Hidden Gems – 1960’s Part Two

Finishing off the sixties portion of the Hidden Gems section of the network with three big matches. We have action from Sputnik Monroe, Jack Pesek, Joe Blanchard, Bob Geigel. Gary Hart, Duke Keomuka, Dory Funk Junior and Gene Kiniski. Let’s not waste any time, and let’s get to the ring for the first match.   … Continue reading WWE Hidden Gems – 1960’s Part Two

WWE Hidden Gems – 1960’s Part One

We continue our journey through the Hidden Gems section into the 1960’s. I’m going to split this into two parts, this part will cover the non wrestling portion and part two will feature the three matches from the late sixties. Here we cover the Gorilla Monsoon and the Verne Gagne footage, so let’s roll the … Continue reading WWE Hidden Gems – 1960’s Part One