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The 1st Madison Square Garden Series: 1978/04/21 - 06/01: 35 cards

The date & location in bold letters indicate the card has full results (incomplete results otherwise).

Guest foreigners:
Bob Backlund [05/26 - 06/01]
Andre the Giant [05/04 - 06/01]
Nikolai Volkoff
Bugsy McGraw
Tony Garea
Baron Scicluna
Chief Jay Strongbow
Coloso Colosetti
Marty Jones
Ray Steele
Pete Reeves
Willem Ruska
Buffalo Allen (Bad News Allen)
The Monster Man (Eddie Everett) [06/07]
The Lumberjack (Johnny Lee) [06/07]

1978/04/21 Tokyo - Kuramae Kokugikan (9,000)
Yoshiaki Fujiwara (14:17 pin) Makoto Arakawa
Coloso Colosetti (9:32 cradle) Kengo Kimura
Willem Ruska (4:32 rolling cluch hold) Pete Reeves
Nikolai Volkoff (6:18 pin) Riki Choshu
Tony Garea & Baron Scicluna & *Chief Jay Strongbow (16:43 pin) Kantaro Hoshino & *Osamu Kido & Buffalo Allen
MSG Preliminary Tournament Block C Round 1: Bugsy McGraw (5:38 pin) Kotetsu Yamamoto
MSG Preliminary Tournament Block D Round 1: Tatsumi Fujinami (4:02 DQ) Umanosuke Ueda
MSG Preliminary Tournament Block A Round 1: Antonio Inoki (30min limit draw) Seiji Sakaguchi
   Ext: (10min limit draw)
   Ext 2: Inoki (1:12 COR) Sakaguchi

1978/04/22 Shimodate, Ibaraki - Farmers Market
Kuniaki Kobayashi def JO Beak-san
Kengo Kimura def Ray Steele
Baron Scicluna def Riki Choshu
Willem Ruska def Haruka Eigen
Umanosuke Ueda def Buffalo Allen
MSG Series Preliminary Tournament Block B Round 1: Yoshiaki Fujiwara def Marty Jones
MSG Series Preliminary Tournament Block C Round 1: Tony Garea def Pete Reeves
Seiji Sakaguchi (9:33 DCOR) Bugsy McGraw
Antonio Inoki & Tatsumi Fujinami & Kantaro Hoshino (2-1) Nikolai Volkoff & Chief Jay Strongbow & Coloso Colosetti
   1: Colosetti (12:04 pin) Hoshino
   2: Hoshino (3:11 rolling clutch hold) Colosetti
   3: Inoki (2:31 abdominal stretch) Strongbow

1978/04/23 Tsuchiura, Ibaraki - Sports Center
Kengo Kimura def Satoru Sayama
Ray Steele def Makoto Arakawa
Riki Choshu def Pete Reeves
Willem Ruska & Umanosuke Ueda def Kotetsu Yamamoto & Buffalo Allen
Tatsumi Fujinami (9:44 boston crab) Marty Jones
MSG Series Preliminary Tournament Block D Round 1: Coloso Colosetti def Haruka Eigen
MSG Series Preliminary Tournament Block B Round 1: Chief Jay Strongbow def Baron Scicluna
Seiji Sakaguchi (10:01 DCOR) Nikolai Volkoff
Antonio Inoki & Osamu Kido def Bugsy McGraw & Tony Garea

1978/04/24 Nagoya - Aichi Pref. Gym
Makoto Arakawa def JO Beak-san
Marty Jones def Kuniaki Kobayashi
Nikolai Volkoff def Yoshiaki Fujiwara
Willem Ruska & Baron Scicluna def Buffalo Allen & Haruka Eigen
Umanosuke Ueda def Riki Choshu
MSG Series Preliminary Tournament Block A Round 1: Osamu Kido def Kengo Kimura
*Bugsy McGraw & Tony Garea (1-0) Seiji Sakaguchi & *Kantaro Hoshino
Antonio Inoki (2:02 bow & arrow) Chief Jay Strongbow
WWWF Junior Heavyweight Title: Tatsumi Fujinami* (2-1) Coloso Colosetti
   1: (12:39 DCOR)
   3: Fujinami (3:13 leg roll clutch) Colosetti

1978/04/25 Tokyo - Ohta Ward Gym
Kuniaki Kobayashi drew Satoru Sayama
Kengo Kimura def Pete Reeves
Osamu Kido def Marty Jones
Willem Ruska def Yoshiaki Fujiwara
Buffalo Allen & Riki Choshu def Baron Scicluna & Chief Jay Strongbow
Umanosuke Ueda def Haruka Eigen
MSG Series Preliminary Tournament Block E Round 1: Nikolai Volkoff def Kantaro Hoshino
MSG Preliminary Tournament Block D 2nd Round: Tatsumi Fujinami (7:37 dragon suplex hold) Coloso Colosetti
Antonio Inoki & Seiji Sakaguchi (2-0) Tony Garea & Bugsy McGraw
   1: Seiji Sakaguchi (10:23 half crab) Garea
   2: Inoki (6:55 rolling clutch hold) McGraw

1978/04/26 Sanjo, Niigata - Welfare Pension Hall
Kuniaki Kobayashi def JO Beak-san
Shoji Kai def Makoto Arakawa
Satoru Sayama def Pete Reeves
Yoshiaki Fujiwara def Ray Steele
Willem Ruska & Baron Scicluna def Buffalo Allen & Haruka Eigen
Chief Jay Strongbow def Kengo Kimura
MSG Series Preliminary Tournament Block C Round 2: Bugsy McGraw def Tony Garea
MSG Preliminary Tournament Block A 2nd Round: Antonio Inoki (9:44 bow & arrow) Osamu Kido
Seiji Sakaguchi & Tatsumi Fujinami & Riki Choshu (2-1) Umanosuke Ueda & Nikolai Volkoff & Marty Jones
   1: Ueda (11:04 pin) Choshu
   2: Choshu (3:05 DQ) Ueda
   3: Fujinami (4:32 german suplex hold) Jones

1978/04/28 Tokushima - City Gym
Kuniaki Kobayashi drew Satoru Sayama
Haruka Eigen def Pete Reeves
Nikolai Volkoff def Yoshiaki Fujiwara
Willem Ruska def Makoto Arakawa
Bugsy McGraw & Umanosuke Ueda def Buffalo Allen & Osamu Kido
Seiji Sakaguchi (8:11 pin) Baron Scicluna
Tatsumi Fujinami (11:14 german suplex hold) Marty Jones
MSG Series Preliminary Tournament Block E Round 1: Riki Choshu def Ray Steele
Chief Jay Strongbow & Tony Garea (DQ) Antonio Inoki & Kengo Kimura

1978/04/30 Ukiha, Fukuoka
Makoto Arakawa def JO Beak-san
Ray Steele def Satoru Sayama
Coloso Colosetti def Osamu Kido
Willem Ruska & Baron Scicluna def Kotetsu Yamamoto & Buffalo Allen
Bugsy McGraw def Haruka Eigen
MSG Series Preliminary Tournament Block B Round 2: Chief Jay Strongbow def Yoshiaki Fujiwara
Seiji Sakaguchi (11:18 pin) Tony Garea
Antonio Inoki & Tatsumi Fujinami & Riki Choshu (2-1) Umanosuke Ueda & Nikolai Volkoff & Marty Jones
   1: Ueda (10:32 pin) Choshu
   2: Inoki's team (3:40 DQ) Ueda
   3: Inoki (4:21 pin) Jones

1978/05/01 Ushibuka, Kumamoto
Kuniaki Kobayashi def JO Beak-san
Marty Jones def Satoru Sayama
Coloso Colosetti def Makoto Arakawa
Yoshiaki Fujiwara def Ray Steele
Willem Ruska & Umanosuke Ueda def Buffalo Allen & Haruka Eigen
Tatsumi Fujinami (9:46 backslide) Baron Scicluna
Riki Choshu def Nikolai Volkoff
Seiji Sakaguchi (7:04 boston crab) Chief Jay Strongbow
Antonio Inoki & Osamu Kido def Bugsy McGraw & Tony Garea

1978/05/02 Nejime, Kagoshima - Town Ground
Satoru Sayama def JO Beak-san
Makoto Arakawa def Pete Reeves
Coloso Colosetti def Kuniaki Kobayashi
Tony Garea def Osamu Kido
Willem Ruska def Yoshiaki Fujiwara
Chief Jay Strongbow def Haruka Eigen
MSG League: Bugsy McGraw def Riki Choshu
Seiji Sakaguchi (10:31 pin) Baron Scicluna
Antonio Inoki & Tatsumi Fujinami & Buffalo Allen (2-0) Umanosuke Ueda & Nikolai Volkoff & Marty Jones
   1: Inoki (11:36 DQ) Ueda
   2: Inoki (4:21 pin) Jones

1978/05/04 Naha, Okinawa - Ounoyama Gym
Kuniaki Kobayashi def JO Beak-san
Willem Ruska def Makoto Arakawa
Coloso Colosetti def Yoshiaki Fujiwara
Bugsy McGraw & Baron Scicluna def Buffalo Allen & Osamu Kido
Seiji Sakaguchi (5:10 pin) Chief Jay Strongbow
MSG Series Preliminary Consolation Tournament Block A Round 1: Kotetsu Yamamoto def Pete Reeves
MSG Series Preliminary Consolation Tournament Block A Round 1: Umanosuke Ueda def Haruka Eigen
Tatsumi Fujinami (7:11 leg roll clutch) Tony Garea
Andre the Giant & Nikolai Volkoff def Antonio Inoki & Riki Choshu

1978/05/05 Nago, Okinawa
Shoji Kai def JO Beak-san
Chief Jay Strongbow def Kuniaki Kobayashi
Willem Ruska def Yoshiaki Fujiwara
Haruka Eigen def Coloso Colosetti
Buffalo Allen (DQ) Baron Scicluna
Umanosuke Uedas def Makoto Arakawa
MSG Series Preliminary Consolation Tournament Block A Round 2: Tony Garea def Kotetsu Yamamoto
Tatsumi Fujinami (9:56 rolling clutch hold) Nikolai Volkoff
Antonio Inoki & Seiji Sakaguchi & Osamu Kido (2-1) Andre the Giant & Bugsy McGraw & Marty Jones
   1: Andre (12:36 giant press) Kido
   2: Kido (1:29 DQ) Andre
   3: Seiji Sakaguchi (3:23 boston crab) McGraw

1978/05/06 Okinawa, Okinawa - City Gym
Shoji Kai drew Kuniaki Kobayashi
Ray Steele def Satoru Sayama
Makoto Arakawa def Pete Reeves
Bugsy McGraw def Yoshiaki Fujiwara
Nikolai Volkoff def Haruka Eigen
Buffalo Allen & Riki Choshu def Willem Ruska & Chief Jay Strongbow
MSG Series Preliminary Consolation Tournament Block B Round 1: Baron Scicluna def Marty Jones
Andre the Giant (12:05 giant press) Seiji Sakaguchi
Antonio Inoki & Tatsumi Fujinami & Osamu Kido (2-0) Umanosuke Ueda & Tony Garea & Coloso Colosetti
   1: Inoki & Fujinami & Kido (14:10 DQ)
   2: Inoki (3:57 pin) Colosetti

1978/05/08 Kagami, Kumamoto - Town Ground
Satoru Sayama def JO Beak-san
Ray Steele def Kuniaki Kobayashi
Kengo Kimura def Pete Reeves
Bugsy McGraw def Makoto Arakawa
Willem Ruska & Umanosuke Ueda def Buffalo Allen & Haruka Eigen
Tatsumi Fujinami (14:51 double arm suplex hold) Coloso Colosetti
MSG Series Preliminary Consolation Tournament Block B Round 2: Baron Scicluna def Yoshiaki Fujiwara
Seiji Sakaguchi (11:04 DKO) Nikolai Volkoff
Antonio Inoki & Riki Choshu & Osamu Kido def Andre the Giant & Tony Garea & Marty Jones

1978/05/09 Kokubu, Kagoshima - General Gym
Kuniaki Kobayashi def JO Beak-san
Shoji Kai drew Satoru Sayama
Chief Jay Strongbow def Makoto Arakawa
Bugsy McGraw def Yoshiaki Fujiwara
Kotetsu Yamamoto & Buffalo Allen def Willem Ruska & Baron Scicluna
Tony Garea def Haruka Eigen
MSG Series Preliminary Consolation Tournament Block A Round 2: Umanosuke Ueda def Coloso Colosetti
MSG Preliminary Consolation Tournament Block B Round 2: Seiji Sakaguchi (8:15 pin) Osamu Kido
Andre the Giant & Nikolai Volkoff & Marty Jones (2-1) Antonio Inoki & Tatsumi Fujinami & Riki Choshu
   1: Andre (16:14 DCOR) Inoki
   2: Andre (4:22 pin) Choshu

1978/05/10 Kumamoto - City Gym
Shoji Kai drew Kuniaki Kobayashi
Marty Jones def Satoru Sayama
Nikolai Volkoff def Yoshiaki Fujiwara
Bugsy McGraw def Haruka Eigen
Buffalo Allen & Osamu Kido def Willem Ruska & Chief Jay Strongbow
MSG Series Preliminary Consolation Tournament Block C Round 1: Riki Choshu def Ray Steele
Umanosuke Ueda def Baron Scicluna
MSG Preliminary Consolation Tournament Block B Round 3: Seiji Sakaguchi (10:22 pin) Baron Scicluna
Antonio Inoki & Tatsumi Fujinami (2-0) Andre the Giant & Coloso Colosetti
   1: Fujinami (9:44 pin) Colosetti
   2: Inoki (4:27 pin) Colosetti

1978/05/11 Fukuoka - Kyuden Memorial Gym
Shoji Kai drew Kuniaki Kobayashi
Yoshiaki Fujiwara def Ray Steele
Nikolai Volkoff def Makoto Arakawa
Buffalo Allen (DQ) Baron Scicluna
Willem Ruska def Haruka Eigen
Tatsumi Fujinami (10:33 double arm suplex hold) Marty Jones
Riki Choshu & Osamu Kido def Coloso Colosetti & Tony Garea
Seiji Sakaguchi (4:02 NC) Umanosuke Ueda
MSG League: Andre the Giant (17:26 COR) Antonio Inoki

1978/05/12 Ube, Yamaguchi - City Gym
Kuniaki Kobayashi def JO Beak-san
Shoji Kai def Satoru Sayama
Buffalo Allen def Marty Jones
Baron Scicluna def Haruka Eigen
Willem Ruska def Makoto Arakawa
MSG League: Bugsy McGraw def Chief Jay Strongbow
MSG League: Nikolai Volkoff def Riki Choshu
Tatsumi Fujinami (10:09 rolling back clutch) Ray Steele
Antonio Inoki & Seiji Sakaguchi & Osamu Kido (2-1) Andre the Giant & Umanosuke Ueda & Tony Garea
   1: Andre (14:26 DCOR) Antonio Inoki
   2: Sakaguchi (4:15 half crab) Garea

1978/05/13 Numazu, Shizuoka - City Gym
Makoto Arakawa def Satoru Sayama
Marty Jones def Kuniaki Kobayashi
Chief Jay Strongbow def Haruka Eigen
Buffalo Allen def Tony Garea
Willem Ruska def Kotetsu Yamamoto
Tatsumi Fujinami & Osamu Kido (2-1) Umanosuke Ueda & Baron Scicluna
   1: Ueda (11:31 pin) Kido
   2: Fujinami & Kido (1:30 DQ)
   3: Fujinami (3:10 pin) Scicluna
MSG League: Seiji Sakaguchi (9:11 pin) Bugsy McGraw
MSG League: Andre the Giant (pin) Riki Choshu
MSG League: Antonio Inoki (11:02 pin) Nicolai Nikolai Volkoff

1978/05/15 Matsumoto, Nagano - General Gym
Satoru Sayama drew JO Beak-san
Kuniaki Kobayashi def Ray Steele
Marty Jones def Makoto Arakawa
Buffalo Allen (DQ) Baron Scicluna
Nikolai Volkoff def Haruka Eigen
Willem Ruska def Riki Choshu
Tony Garea def Osamu Kido
MSG League: Tatsumi Fujinami (9:51 rolling clutch hold) Bugsy McGraw
Antonio Inoki & Seiji Sakaguchi (2-1) Umanosuke Ueda & Andre the Giant
   1: Seiji Sakaguchi (12:05 DCOR) Ueda
   2: Inoki (3:45 forfeit) Ueda

1978/05/16 Chichibu, Saitama - Memorial Civic Hall
Shoji Kai drew Kuniaki Kobayashi
Ray Steele def Satoru Sayama
Kotetsu Yamamoto def Baron Scicluna
Willem Ruska def Makoto Arakawa
Bugsy McGraw def Haruka Eigen
MSG League: Riki Choshu (DQ) Umanosuke Ueda
MSG League: Tatsumi Fujinami (2:47 rolling clutch hold) Chief Jay Strongbow
MSG League: Seiji Sakaguchi def Nikolai Volkoff
Antonio Inoki & Osamu Kido & Buffalo Allen def Andre the Giant & Tony Garea & Marty Jones

1978/05/17 Utsunomiya - Tochigi Pref. Gym
Shoji Kai def JO Beak-san
Kuniaki Kobayashi def Satoru Sayama
Baron Scicluna def Makoto Arakawa
Haruka Eigen def Ray Steele
Willem Ruska def Kotetsu Yamamoto
Buffalo Allen def Nikolai Volkoff
MSG League: Umanosuke Ueda def Bugsy McGraw
MSG League: Antonio Inoki (8:43 abdominal stretch) Riki Choshu
Seiji Sakaguchi & Tatsumi Fujinami & Osamu Kido (2-1) Andre the Giant & Tony Garea & Marty Jones
   1: Andre (13:11 pin) Kido
   2: Kido (1:39 DQ) Andre the Giant
   3: Seiji Sakaguchi (4:21 pin) Marty Jones

1978/05/18 Sakata, Yamagata - Pref. Gym
Kuniaki Kobayashi def JO Beak-san
Marty Jones def Satoru Sayama
Chief Jay Strongbow def Makoto Arakawa
Willem Ruska def Haruka Eigen
Umanosuke Ueda def Buffalo Allen
Seiji Sakaguchi (9:39 pin) Tony Garea
MSG League: Bugsy McGraw def Nikolai Volkoff
MSG League: Tatsumi Fujinami (13:29 leg roll clutch) Riki Choshu
Antonio Inoki & Osamu Kido def Andre the Giant & Baron Scicluna

1978/05/19 Sendai - Miyagi Pref. Sports Center
Satoru Sayama def JO Beak-san
Kuniaki Kobayashi def Shoji Kai
Bugsy McGraw def Haruka Eigen
Willem Ruska def Makoto Arakawa
Kotetsu Yamamoto & Buffalo Allen def Baron Scicluna & Tony Garea
Andre the Giant & Marty Jones (2-1) Seiji Sakaguchi & Osamu Kido
   1: Andre (9:24 giant press) Seiji Sakaguchi
   2: Seiji Sakaguchi (2:41 pin) Marty Jones
   3: Andre (2:04 giant press) Kido
MSG League: Riki Choshu def Chief Jay Strongbow
MSG League: Tatsumi Fujinami (11:22 leg roll clutch) Nikolai Volkoff
MSG League: Antonio Inoki (11:55 DQ) Umanosuke Ueda

1978/05/20 Akita - Pref. Gym (3,000)
Makoto Arakawa (9:02 pin) JO Beak-san
Marty Jones (7:51 pin) Kuniaki Kobayashi
Baron Scicluna (9:08 pin) Haruka Eigen
Willem Ruska (8:23 arm bar) Osamu Kido
Buffalo Allen (7:52 pin) Tony Garea
Riki Choshu & Kotetsu Yamamoto (2-1) Umanosuke Ueda & Nikolai Volkoff
   1: Choshu (13:38 rolling clutch hold) Volkoff
   2: Volkoff (3:21 pin) Yamamoto
   3: Choshu & Yamamoto (3:26 DQ)
MSG League: Seiji Sakaguchi (3:04 1 boston crab) Chief Jay Strongbow
MSG League: Andre the Giant (3:25 pin) Bugsy McGraw
MSG League: Antonio Inoki (11:43 german suplex hold) Tatsumi Fujinami

1978/05/21 Hachinohe, Aomori - City Gym
Kuniaki Kobayashi def JO Beak-san
Marty Jones def Makoto Arakawa
Osamu Kido def Ray Steele
Buffalo Allen def Chief Jay Strongbow
Riki Choshu def Tony Garea
Willem Ruska def Haruka Eigen
Seiji Sakaguchi & Tatsumi Fujinami (2-0) Umanosuke Ueda & Baron Scicluna
   1: Seiji Sakaguchi & Fujinami (19:34 DQ)
   2: Seiji Sakaguchi (2:12 pin) Scicluna
MSG League: Andre the Giant (pin) Nikolai Volkoff
MSG League: Antonio Inoki (10:44 abdominal stretch) Bugsy McGraw

1978/05/22 Fukushima - City Gym
Shoji Kai def JO Beak-san
Ray Steele def Kuniaki Kobayashi
Bugsy McGraw def Makoto Arakawa
Tony Garea def Yoshiaki Fujiwara
Willem Ruska def Kotetsu Yamamoto
MSG Series Final League: Nikolai Volkoff (DQ) Umanosuke Ueda
Tatsumi Fujinami & Osamu Kido & Buffalo Allen (2-1) Andre the Giant & Baron Scicluna & Marty Jones
   1: Andre (14:18 pin) Kido
   2: Kido (1:55 pin) Scicluna
   3: Fujinami (4:05 pin) Jones
MSG League: Seiji Sakaguchi (9:32 pin) Riki Choshu
MSG League: Antonio Inoki (2:37 abdominal stretch) Chief Jay Strongbow

1978/05/23 Hamamatsu, Shizuoka - City Gym (4,000)
Kuniaki Kobayashi (9:48 backslide) JO Beak-san
Shoji Kai (11:26 small package hold) Ray Steele
Baron Scicluna (10:05 pin) Makoto Arakawa
Buffalo Allen (8:01 DQ) Bugsy McGraw
Willem Ruska (12:16 cross arm bar) Yoshiaki Fujiwara
Osamu Kido (11:37 pin) Martin Jones
MSG League: Andre the Giant (4:51 DQ) Umanosuke Ueda
MSG League: Seiji Sakaguchi (12:17 COR) Tatsumi Fujinami
   * The first singles match between the two.
Antonio Inoki & Riki Choshu (2-0) Nikolai Volkoff & Tony Garea
   1: Choshu (12:01 rolling clutch hold) Garea
   2: Inoki (7:43 pin) Volkoff

1978/05/25 Matsuyama - Ehime Pref. Public Hall (3,500)
Shoji Kai drew Kuniaki Kobayashi
Kengo Kimura def Ray Steele
Bugsy McGraw def Yoshiaki Fujiwara
Willem Ruska def Makoto Arakawa
Buffalo Allen (DQ) Nikolai Volkoff
Osamu Kido def Tony Garea
Andre the Giant & Marty Jones (2-0) Tatsumi Fujinami & Riki Choshu
   1: Andre & Jones (12:07 COR)
   2: Andre (2:36 pin) Choshu
MSG League: Umanosuke Ueda def Chief Jay Strongbow
MSG League: Antonio Inoki (20:54 NC) Seiji Sakaguchi

1978/05/26 Takamatsu, Kagawa
Kuniaki Kobayashi (camel clutch) JO Beak-san
Yoshiaki Fujiwara (pin) Ray Steele
Kengo Kimura (pin) Chief Jay Strongbow
*Buffalo Allen & Kotetsu Yamamoto (pin) Willem Ruska & *Baron Scicluna
Bugsy McGraw (pin) Riki Choshu
MSG League: Tatsumi Fujinami (2:57 pin) Umanosuke Ueda
MSG League: Andre the Giant (10:34 COR) Seiji Sakaguchi
Bob Backlund & Tony Garea (2-1) Antonio Inoki & Osamu Kido
   1: Backlund (pin) Kido
   2: Inoki (octopus hold) Garea
   3: Backlund (pin) Kido

1978/05/28 Uwajima, Ehime - Municipal Bull Ring
Shoji Kai (pin) JO Beak-san
Arakawa (pin) Kuniaki Kobayashi
Kengo Kimura (pin) Ray Steele
Bugsy McGraw (pin) Yoshiaki Fujiwara
Willem Ruska (arm lock) Yamamoto
Riki Choshu (DQ) Umanosuke Ueda
Bob Backlund (2:32 pin) Osamu Kido
Seiji Sakaguchi (7:37 pin) Baron Scicluna
MSG League: Nikolai Volkoff (bear hug) Chief Jay Strongbow
Antonio Inoki & Tatsumi Fujinami (2-1) Andre the Giant & Tony Garea
   1: Fujinami (19:54 DCOR) Andre
   2: Fujinami (3:18 pin) Garea

1978/05/29 Okayama - Okayama Budokan
Kuniaki Kobayashi (pin) Ray Steele
Bugsy McGraw (pin) Makoto Arakawa
Nikolai Volkoff (pin) Yoshiaki Fujiwara
Buffalo Allen (pin) Chief Jay Strongbow
Willem Ruska (arm bar) Kengo Kimura
Osamu Kido (pin) Tony Garea
MSG League: Andre the Giant (5:24 pin) Tatsumi Fujinami
MSG League: Seiji Sakaguchi (6:15 DQ) Umanosuke Ueda
Bob Backlund & Baron Scicluna def Antonio Inoki & Riki Choshu
   1: Backlund (pin) Choshu
   2: Inoki (pin) Scicluna
   3: Backlund (pin) Choshu

1978/05/30 Osaka - Pref. Gym
Kimura (pin) Kuniaki Kobayashi
Ray Steele (pin) Makoto Arakawa
Osamu Kido (pin) Bugsy McGraw
Buffalo Allen (DQ) Nikolai Volkoff
Willem Ruska (pin) Yoshiaki Fujiwara
Seiji Sakaguchi (4:01 DCOR) Umanosuke Ueda
Bob Backlund & Tony Garea (2-1) Tatsumi Fujinami & Riki Choshu
   1: Backlund (34 small package) Fujinami
   2: Fujinami (10:40 leg roll clutch) Garea
   3: Backlund (5:24 pin) Choshu
MSG Series Final: Antonio Inoki (16:32 COR) Andre the Giant

1978/05/31 Gifu - Civic Center (4,000)
Shoji Kai (12:19 pin) JO Beak-san
Yoshiaki Fujiwara (12:28 backslide) Ray Steele
Chief Jay Strongbow (5:43 pin) Kuniaki Kobayashi
Willem Ruska (6:05 back breaker) Makoto Arakawa
Buffalo Allen (6:55 pin) Baron Scicluna
Nikolai Volkoff (7:57 pin) Osamu Kido
Umanosuke Ueda (2:40 pin) Riki Choshu
Tatsumi Fujinami (11:07 backslide) Tony Garea
Bob Backlund & Andre the Giant (2-1) Antonio Inoki & Seiji Sakaguchi
   1: (16:33 DCOR)
   2: Andre (2:53 pin) Sakaguchi

1978/06/01 Tokyo - Nippon Budokan (11,000; soldout)
Kuniaki Kobayashi (9:09 pin) JO Beak-san
Yoshiaki Fujiwara (12:08 pin) Ray Steele
Baron Scicluna (7:52 pin) Makoto Arakawa
Willem Ruska (8:30 cross arm bar) Osamu Kido
Buffalo Allen (7:03 pin) Bugsy McGraw
*Tatsumi Fujinami & Riki Choshu (12:45 pin) Tony Garea & *Nikolai Volkoff
Seiji Sakaguchi (8:01 DCOR) Andre the Giant
WWWF & NWF Heavyweight Double Title: Antonio Inoki [NWF] (1-0) Bob Backlund [WWF]
   1: Inoki (16:32 COR)
   2: (60min limit draw)
   * Both retained the respective titles.

Other MSG Series matches (dates & locations unknown):
Preliminary Consolation Tournament Block A Round 3: Umanosuke Ueda def Tony Garea
Final League: Andre the Giant def Chief Jay Strongbow


1978/06/07 Fukuoka - Sports Center
Riki Choshu def Osamu Kido
Kotetsu Yamamoto def Haruka Eigen
Judo Jacket Match: Willem Ruska def Buffalo Allen
Mixed Martial Arts Match: Seiji Sakaguchi (3R 2:00 KO) Lumberjack [karate]
Real World Martial Arts Championship: Antonio Inoki (7R 1:58 KO) Monster Man [karate]


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