NJPW Wrestling World 1997 was a Pay Per View event produced by New Japan Pro Wrestling, which took place on January 4, 1997, at the Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Japan.

It's the 6° edition of the Wrestle Kingdom / January 4 Tokyo Dome Show event series, after NJPW Wrestling World 1996.

The event had an attendance of 62,500 fans. The main event of the show was Shinya Hashimoto vs. Riki Choshu.

Below you can find the full match card and results of NJPW Wrestling World 1997, and more information about the event.

Event Info

  • Event Name NJPW Wrestling World 1997

NJPW Wrestling World 1997 Results

  • "Yuji Nagata Farewell Match"
    Bull Powers (Manabu Nakanishi & Satoshi Kojima), Junji Hirata & Osamu Nishimura defeat Yuji Nagata, Takashi Iizuka, Kazuo Yamazaki & Osamu Kido
    Super Liger defeats Koji Kanemoto
  • Jinsei Shinzaki defeats Michiyoshi Ohara
  • "New Japan vs. Big Japan"
    Shinjiro Otani [NJPW] defeats Yoshihiro Tajiri [BJPW]
  • "New Japan vs. Big Japan"
    Kendo Nagasaki [BJPW] defeats Tatsutoshi Goto [NJPW]
  • "New Japan vs. Big Japan"
    Masahiro Chono [NJPW] defeats Shoji Nakamaki [BJPW]
    (Special referee: Kotetsu Yamamoto)
  • "New Japan vs. Big Japan"
    Masa Saito [NJPW] defeats Great Kojika [BJPW]
    (Special referee: Kotetsu Yamamoto)
  • "Inoki Final Countdown 6th"
    Antonio Inoki defeats Willie Williams
  • J Crown Championship

    Jushin Thunder Liger defeats Último Dragón (c) to win the title
  • IWGP Tag Team Championship

    Tatsumi Fujinami & Kengo Kimura defeat Ookami Gundan (Masahiro Chono & Hiroyoshi Tenzan) (c) to win the titles
    Power Warrior defeats The Great Muta
  • IWGP Heavyweight Championship

    Shinya Hashimoto (c) defeats Riki Choshu to retain the title
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