NJPW The 1st IWGP Championship League Finals was a Special Event and Tournament produced by New Japan Pro Wrestling, which took place on June 2, 1983, at the Kuramae Kokugikan in Tokyo, Japan.

It's the 10° edition of the G1 Climax / IWGP League / MSG League / World League event series, after NJPW The 5th MSG Series Finals.

The event had an attendance of 13,000 fans. The main event of the show was Antonio Inoki vs. Hulk Hogan.

Below you can find the full match card and results of NJPW The 1st IWGP Championship League Finals, and more information about the event.

Event Info

NJPW The 1st IWGP Championship League Finals Results

  • Nobuhiko Takada defeats Kazuo Yamazaki
  • Ryuma Go defeats Yoshiaki Fujiwara
  • Kantaro Hoshino & Osamu Kido defeat Enrique Vera & El Canek
  • Kengo Kimura & Akira Maeda defeat Rusher Kimura & Isamu Teranishi
  • Seiji Sakaguchi defeats John Studd via Count-out
  • André the Giant defeats Killer Khan
  • NWA World Junior Heavyweight Championship

    Tiger Mask defeats Kuniaki Kobayashi to win the vacant title
  • IWGP Heavyweight Championship IWGP League 1983 - Final

    Hulk Hogan defeats Antonio Inoki via KO to win the new title


  • Hulk Hogan [37]
    Antonio Inoki 36]
    André the Giant [35]
    Big John Studd [25]
    Killer Khan [24]
    Rusher Kimura [21]
    Akira Maeda [14]
    Canek [5]
    Otto Wanz [5]
    Enrique Vera [4]
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