NJPW The 5th MSG Series Finals was a Special Event and Tournament produced by New Japan Pro Wrestling, which took place on April 1, 1982, at the Kuramae Kokugikan in Tokyo, Japan.

It's the 9° edition of the G1 Climax / IWGP League / MSG League / World League event series, after NJPW The 4th MSG Series Finals.

The event had an attendance of 11,500 fans. The main event of the show was André the Giant vs. Killer Khan.

Below you can find the full match card and results of NJPW The 5th MSG Series Finals, and more information about the event.

Event Info

  • Event Name NJPW The 5th MSG Series Finals

NJPW The 5th MSG Series Finals Results

  • Nobuhiko Takada vs. Norio Honaga ends in a Draw via Time Limit
  • Osamu Kido defeats Makoto Arakawa
  • Kengo Kimura defeats Colosso Colosetti
  • Tony Atlas defeats Animal Hamaguchi
  • Rusher Kimura & Ryuma Go defeat Yoshiaki Fujiwara & Yoshiaki Yatsu
  • Seiji Sakaguchi & Tiger Toguchi defeat The Iron Sheik & The Masked Superstar
  • The Texas Outlaws (Dusty Rhodes & Dick Murdoch) defeat Tatsumi Fujinami & Riki Choshu
  • WWF Junior Heavyweight Championship

    Tiger Mask (c) defeats Steve Wright to retain the title
  • MSG League 1982 - Final

    André the Giant defeats Killer Khan


  • André the Giant [56]
    Antonio Inoki [51 - injuried]
    Killer Khan [48]
    Dick Murdoch [41]
    The Masked Superstar [35]
    Tatsumi Fujinami [35]
    Rusher Kimura [33]
    Seiji Sakaguchi [32]
    Tony Atlas [30]
    Tiger Toguchi [17]
    Yoshiaki Yatsu [13]
    Don Muraco [9]
    Riki Choshu [4]
    The Iron Sheik [4]
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