Hidden Gems: The Last Battle of Atlanta

Finally, the most sought after match footage in wrestling history is available. The legendary “Last Battle of Atlanta” was released Tuesday by the WWE Network as part of their new “Hidden Gems” collection. The footage had apparently been in WWE’s possession for some time. The match, a culmination of a nearly two year feud between Tommy Rich and Buzz Sawyer, was the prelude for the Hell in the Cell, according to Shawn Michaels, as this was the first time we see the entire ring enclosed by a steel cage.

Rich was one of the most popular wrestlers in the country and Sawyer, one of the most hated. They spilled blood all over the old Georgia Championship Wrestling territory. This match would finally end it all. So, without further ado…

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