NJPW Toukon Series 1979 was a Special Event produced by New Japan Pro Wrestling, which took place on December 6, 1979, at the Kuramae Kokugikan in Tokyo, Japan.

It's the 12° edition of the Toukon Series / Fighting Spirit event series, after NJPW Toukon Series 1978.

The event had an attendance of 9,500 fans. The main event of the show was Antonio Inoki vs. Bob Backlund.

Below you can find the full match card and results of NJPW Toukon Series 1979, and more information about the event.

Event Info

Promotion New Japan Pro Wrestling
Event Type Special Event
Event Date December 6, 1979
Year 1979
Event Series Toukon Series / Fighting Spirit
Country Japan
Location Tokyo, Japan
Arena Kuramae Kokugikan
Attendance 9,500
Network TV Asahi
Main Event Antonio Inoki vs. Bob Backlund

NJPW Toukon Series 1979 Results

  • Yoshiaki Fujiwara defeats Akira Maeda
  • Haruka Eigen defeats Kuniaki Kobayashi
  • Kengo Kimura & Osamu Kido defeat Junji Hirata & Kantaro Hoshino
  • Strong Kobayashi defeats Nikolai Volkoff via DQ
  • Tatsumi Fujinami & Riki Choshu defeat Greg Valentine & Pedro Morales via Count-out
  • Seiji Sakaguchi defeats Tiger Jeet Singh via TKO
  • WWF Heavyweight Championship

    Antonio Inoki (c) vs. Bob Backlund ends in a No Contest; Inoki retains the title
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