NJPW The 1st MSG Tag Team League Finals was a Special Event and Tournament produced by New Japan Pro Wrestling, which took place on December 10, 1980, at the Osaka Prefectural Gymnasium in Osaka, Japan.
It's the inaugural edition of the World Tag League / G1 Tag League / Super Grade Tag League / MSG Tag League event series.
The event had an attendance of 8,500 fans. The main event of the show was Antonio Inoki & Bob Backlund vs. Hulk Hogan & Stan Hansen.
Below you can find the full match card and results of NJPW The 1st MSG Tag Team League Finals, and more information about the event.
- Promotion New Japan Pro Wrestling
- Event Type Special EventTournament
- Event Date December 10, 1980
- Year 1980
- Event Series World Tag League / G1 Tag League / Super Grade Tag League / MSG Tag League
- Country Japan
- Location Osaka, Japan
- Arena Osaka Prefectural Gymnasium
- Attendance 8,500
- Network TV Asahi
- Main Event Antonio Inoki & Bob Backlund vs. Hulk Hogan & Stan Hansen
NJPW The 1st MSG Tag Team League Finals Results
- Makoto Arakawa defeats Junji Hirata
- Kengo Kimura defeats George Takano
- Willem Ruska defeats Yoshiaki Fujiwara
- Umanosuke Ueda defeats Haruka Eigen
- Strong Kobayashi defeats Bad News Allen via DQ
- Tatsumi Fujinami defeats Rene Goulet
- André the Giant & The Hangman defeat Riki Choshu & Seiji Sakaguchi
- Dusty Rhodes vs. Tiger Jeet Singh ends in a No Contest
MSG Tag League 1980 - FinalAntonio Inoki & Bob Backlund defeat Hulk Hogan & Stan Hansen