NJPW Summer Fight Series 1988: IWGP League '88 Finals was a Special Event and Tournament produced by New Japan Pro Wrestling, which took place on July 29, 1988 , at the Ariake Coliseum in Tokyo, Japan.

It's the 27° edition of the G1 Climax / IWGP League / MSG League / World League, Summer Fight Series event series, after NJPW Summer Big Fight Series 1987.

The event had an attendance of 10,500 fans. The main event of the show was Antonio Inoki vs. Big Van Vader.

Below you can find the full match card and results of NJPW Summer Fight Series 1988: IWGP League '88 Finals, and more information about the event.

Event Info

  • Event Name NJPW Summer Fight Series 1988: IWGP League '88 Finals

NJPW Summer Fight Series 1988: IWGP League '88 Finals Results

  • Kensuke Sasaki defeats Akira Nogami
  • Keiichi Yamada defeats Hiro Saito
  • Kuniaki Kobayashi & Norio Honaga defeat Los Brazos (Brazo de Oro & Brazo de Plata)
  • Super Strong Machine defeats The Cuban Assassin
  • Buzz Sawyer & Manny Fernandez defeat The Southern Boys (Steve Armstrong & Tracy Smothers)
  • Different Style Fight

    Don Nakaya Nielsen defeats Yoshiaki Fujiwara via KO at Round 5
  • Keiji Muto, Masahiro Chono & Shinya Hashimoto defeat Tatsumi Fujinami, Kengo Kimura & Shiro Koshinaka vua DQ
  • IWGP League 1988

    Riki Choshu [14] defeats Masa Saito [9]
  • IWGP League 1988

    Antonio Inoki [15] defeats Big Van Vader [9]


  • Antonio Inoki [15]
    Riki Choshu [14]
    Big Van Vader [9]
    Masa Saito [9]
    Kengo Kimura [0]
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