NJPW The 3rd MSG Series Finals - NJPW PPV Results

NJPW The 3rd MSG Series Finals was a Special Event and Tournament produced by New Japan Pro Wrestling, which took place on June 5, 1980, at the Kuramae Kokugikan in Tokyo, Japan.

It's the 7° edition of the G1 Climax / IWGP League / MSG League / World League event series, after NJPW The 2nd MSG Series Finals.

The event had an attendance of 10,000 fans. The main event of the show was Antonio Inoki vs. Stan Hansen.

Below you can find the full match card and results of NJPW The 3rd MSG Series Finals, and more information about the event.

Event Info

Promotion New Japan Pro Wrestling
Event Type Special EventTournament
Event Date June 5, 1980
Year 1980
Event Series G1 Climax / IWGP League / MSG League / World League
Country Japan
Location Tokyo, Japan
Arena Kuramae Kokugikan
Attendance 10,000
Network TV Asahi
Main Event Antonio Inoki vs. Stan Hansen

NJPW The 3rd MSG Series Finals Results

  • Akira Maeda vs. George Takano ends in a Draw
  • Haruka Eigen defeats Makoto Arakawa
  • Chavo Guerrero defeats Kuniaki Kobayashi
  • Dusty Rhodes & Tito Santana defeat Kengo Kimura & Ryuma Go
  • Strong Kobayashi & Riki Choshu defeat Hulk Hogan & Bad News Allen
  • MSG League 1980 - Semifinal

    André the Giant defeats Seiji Sakaguchi
  • MSG League 1980 - Semifinal

    Stan Hansen defeats André the Giant via Count-out
  • Bob Backlund defeats Tatsumi Fujinami
  • MSG League 1980 - Final

    Antonio Inoki defeats Stan Hansen via DQ


  • Antonio Inoki [35]
    Stan Hansen 32]
    André the Giant [32]
    Dusty Rhodes [29]
    Seiji Sakaguchi [29]
    Tatsumi Fujinami [20]
    Riki Choshu [14]
    Strong Kobayashi [12]
    Chavo Guerrero [7]
    Ryuma Go [0]
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