NJPW IWGP Champion Series 1987: IWGP League '87 Finals - NJPW PPV Results

NJPW IWGP Champion Series 1987: IWGP League '87 Finals was a Special Event and Tournament produced by New Japan Pro Wrestling, which took place on June 12, 1987, at the Ryōgoku Kokugikan in Tokyo, Japan.

It's the 14° edition of the G1 Climax / IWGP League / MSG League / World League event series, after NJPW IWGP Champion Series: IWGP League '86 Finals.

The event had an attendance of 11,060 fans. The main event of the show was Antonio Inoki vs. Masa Saito.

Below you can find the full match card and results of NJPW IWGP Champion Series 1987: IWGP League '87 Finals, and more information about the event.

Event Info

Promotion New Japan Pro Wrestling
Event Type Special EventTournament
Event Date June 12, 1987
Year 1987
Event Series G1 Climax / IWGP League / MSG League / World League
Country Japan
Location Tokyo, Japan
Arena Ryōgoku Kokugikan
Attendance 11,060
Network TV Asahi
Main Event Antonio Inoki vs. Masa Saito

NJPW IWGP Champion Series 1987: IWGP League '87 Finals Results

  • Akira Nogami defeats Kensuke Sasaki
  • Tatsutoshi Goto & Yuji Funaki defeat Tatsuo Nakano & Yoji Anjo
  • Don Arakawa defeats Black Cat via DQ
  • Kantaro Hoshino defeats Shunji Kosugi
  • Kazuo Yamazaki defeats Norio Honaga
  • Scott Hall & Alexis Smirnoff defeat George Takano & Umanosuke Ueda via DQ
  • Seiji Sakaguchi & Darryl Peterson defeat Konga the Barbarian & Tim Brooks
  • Masahiro Chono & Kengo Kimura defeat Kevin von Erich & Tony St. Clair
  • Riki Choshu, Super Strong Machine & Kuniaki Kobayashi defeat Nobuhiko Takada, Osamu Kido & Yoshiaki Fujiwara
  • IWGP Heavyweight Championship IWGP League 1987 - Final

    Antonio Inoki defeats Masa Saito to win the vacant title


  • Block A

    Antonio Inoki [29]
    Yoshiaki Fujiwara [19]
    Konga the Barbarian [18]
    Scott Hall [13]
    Seiji Sakaguchi [11]
    Killer Tim Brooks [4]
    Tatsumi Fujinami [0]
  • Block B

    Masa Saito [28]
    Kengo Kimura [21]
    Hacksaw Higgins [16]
    George Takano [13]
    Akira Maeda [10]
    Umanosuke Ueda [4]
    Alexis Smirnoff [4]
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