NJPW Opening Series was a Special Event produced by New Japan Pro Wrestling, which took place on March 6, 1972, at the Ota Ward Gymnasium in Tokyo, Japan.

The event had an attendance of 5,000 fans. The main event of the show was Antonio Inoki vs. Karl Gotch.

Below you can find the full match card and results of NJPW Opening Series, and more information about the event.

Event Info

Promotion New Japan Pro Wrestling
Event Type Special Event
Event Date March 6, 1972
Year 1972
Country Japan
Location Tokyo, Japan
Arena Ota Ward Gymnasium
Attendance 5,000
Network NET TV
Main Event Antonio Inoki vs. Karl Gotch

NJPW Opening Series Results

  • El Furioso defeats Tatsumi Fujinami
  • Ivan Kameroff defeats Osamu Kido
  • Shoji Kai defeats Brooklyn Kid
  • Katsuhisa Shibata vs. Inca Peruano ends in a No Contest via Double Count-out
  • 2 out of 3 Falls Match

    Toyonobori & Kotetsu Yamamoto defeat The Durango Brothers (John & Jim Durango) [2-1]
  • Karl Gotch defeats Antonio Inoki
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