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The 2nd Madison Square Garden Series: 1979/04/27 - 06/07: 38 cards

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

Guest foreigners:
Jack Brisco [partial]
El Solitario [partial]
Andre the Giant [05/18 - 06/07]
Peter Maivia [first half]
Stan Hansen
Canek
Chavo Guerrero
Tony Garea
Larry Zbyszko
Victor Rivera

1979/04/27 Yokohama - Culture Gym (2,500)
George Takano def Junji Hirata
Yoshiaki Fujiwara def Kuniaki Kobayashi
Osamu Kido def Larry Zbyszko
Canek def Kantaro Hoshino
*Peter Maivia & Tony Garea (12:33 pin) Strong Kobayashi & *Haruka Eigen
Antonio Inoki & Riki Choshu def Masa Saito & Victor Rivera
MSG Series Preliminary Block A Round 1: Chavo Guerrero (14:55 COR) Seiji Sakaguchi
MSG Series Preliminary Block B Round 1: Stan Hansen (7:07 pin) Umanosuke Ueda
Jack Brisco (11:42 pin) Tatsumi Fujinami

1979/04/28 Sagamihara, Kanagawa - Central Farmers' Market (2,700)
MSG Series Preliminary Block C Round 1: Strong Kobayashi (10:52 canadian backbreaker) Victor Rivera
Jack Brisco def Riki Choshu
Tatsumi Fujinami (8:05 DQ) Umanosuke Ueda
Stan Hansen & Masa Saito & Tony Garea (2-1) Antonio Inoki & Seiji Sakaguchi & Osamu Kido
   1: (15:40 DCOR)
   2: Hansen (4:20 pin) Kido

1979/04/29 Tokyo - Korakuen Hall (2,900)
Makoto Arakawa def George Takano
Tony Garea def Kuniaki Kobayashi
Victor Rivera def Kantaro Hoshino
Umanosuke Ueda def Haruka Eigen
Larry Zbyszko & *Chavo Guerrero (12:40 pin) Strong Kobayashi & *Yoshiaki Fujiwara
MSG Series Preliminary Block D Round 1: Masa Saito (12:27 pin) Osamu Kido
MSG Series Preliminary Block F Round 1: Riki Choshu (7:59 scorpion death lock) Peter Maivia
Stan Hansen (4:52 pin) Seiji Sakaguchi
*Antonio Inoki & Tatsumi Fujinami (14:12 pin) Jack Brisco & Canek

1979/04/30 Ina, Nagano - Labor Welfare Center (2,000)
MSG Series Preliminary Block E Round 1: Kantaro Hoshino def Larry Zbyszko
Tatsumi Fujinami (10:53 pin) Tony Garea
Jack Brisco def Osamu Kido
Seiji Sakaguchi (8:12 pin) Peter Maivia
Antonio Inoki & Strong Kobayashi (2-1) Stan Hansen & Victor Rivera
   1: (8:40 DCOR)
   2: Inoki (6:58 pin) Rivera

1979/05/01 Anjo, Aichi - City Gym (4,200)
Kuniaki Kobayashi def Junji Hirata
Tony Garea def Makoto Arakawa
Chavo Guerrero def Haruka Eigen
Peter Maivia & Umanosuke Ueda def Kantaro Hoshino & Riki Choshu
Seiji Sakaguchi (7:45 pin) Larry Zbyszko
Strong Kobayashi (8:07 DQ) Stan Hansen
MSG Series Preliminary Block G Round 1: Canek (11:33 pin) Yoshiaki Fujiwara
Antonio Inoki & Tatsumi Fujinami & Osamu Kido (2-1) Jack Brisco & Victor Rivera & Masa Saito
   1: Kido (12:29 backslide) Rivera
   2: Rivera (2:30 pin) Kido
   3: Fujinami (4:08 pin) Saito

1979/05/02 Ohgaki, Gifu - City Sports Center (4,000)
Shoji Kai def George Takano
MSG Series Preliminary Block H Round 1: Haruka Eigen (10:31 cross arm bar) Makoto Arakawa
Yoshiaki Fujiwara def Junji Hirata
Canek def Osamu Kido
Tatsumi Fujinami (10:35 backslide) Victor Rivera
Tony Garea & Chavo Guerrero def Riki Choshu & Kuniaki Kobayashi
Jack Brisco (10:06 figure-4 leg lock) Strong Kobayashi
MSG Series Preliminary Block B Round 2: Stan Hansen (4:28 DCOR) Umanosuke Ueda
Antonio Inoki & Seiji Sakaguchi & Kantaro Hoshino (2-0) Masa Saito & Larry Zbyszko & Peter Maivia
   1: Inoki's team (12:37 DQ)
   2: Inoki (3:40 pin) Zbyszko

1979/05/03 Mino-Kamo, Gifu - Chuno Gym (3,000)
Jack Brisco def Kantaro Hoshino
MSG Series Preliminary Block F Round 2: Riki Choshu (9:14 DCOR) Peter Maivia
MSG Series Preliminary Block A Round 2: Seiji Sakaguchi (12:51 COR) Chavo Guerrero
Antonio Inoki & Strong Kobayashi & Tatsumi Fujinami (2-1) Stan Hansen & Larry Zbyszko & Tony Garea
   1: Kobayashi (12:32 pin) Zbyszko
   2: Zbyszko (6:53 pin) Kobayashi
   3: Inoki (4:10 rolling clutch) Garea

1979/05/04 Okayama - Okayama Budokan (2,500)
Canek def George Takano
MSG Series Preliminary Block E Round 2: Larry Zbyszko (9:17 pin) Kantaro Hoshino
Peter Maivia def Junji Hirata
Chavo Guerrero def Kuniaki Kobayashi
Riki Choshu & Yoshiaki Fujiwara def Victor Rivera & Masa Saito
Umanosuke Ueda def Haruka Eigen
MSG Series Preliminary Block C Round 2: Strong Kobayashi (30min limit draw) Tatsumi Fujinami
Extension: Strong Kobayashi (5min limit draw) Tatsumi Fujinami
Extension: Strong Kobayashi (5min limit draw) Tatsumi Fujinami
Jack Brisco & Stan Hansen (2-1) Antonio Inoki & Seiji Sakaguchi
   1: Inoki (5:52 pin) Brisco
   2: Hansen (2:52 pin) Sakaguchi
   3: Brisco (1:09 pin) Inoki

1979/05/05 Usa, Oita - Yokkaichi Central Bowl site (2,300)
MSG Series Preliminary Block D Round 2: Osamu Kido (10:53 pin) Masa Saito
Jack Brisco def Riki Choshu
Seiji Sakaguchi (9:37 pin) Tony Garea
Strong Kobayashi (6:15 DQ) Umanosuke Ueda
Antonio Inoki & Tatsumi Fujinami (2-0) Stan Hansen & Larry Zbyszko
   1: Inoki & Fujinami (12:14 DQ)
   2: Fujinami (5:08 pin) Zbyszko

1979/05/06 Saiki, Oita - Saiki Bowl site (2,400)
Kuniaki Kobayashi def George Takano
Chavo Guerrero def Junji Hirata
Victor Rivera def Haruka Eigen
MSG Series Preliminary Block G Round 2: Canek (9:37 pin) Yoshiaki Fujiwara
Masa Saito def Kantaro Hoshino
Strong Kobayashi (8:21 canadian backbreaker) Larry Zbyszko
*Tatsumi Fujinami & Osamu Kido (11:10 boston crab) Umanosuke Ueda & *Tony Garea
Jack Brisco (11:20 DCOR) Seiji Sakaguchi
Atonio Antonio Inoki & Riki Choshu def Stan Hansen & Peter Maivia

1979/05/07 Kushima, Kagoshima - City Gym (2,900)
Kotetsu Yamamoto (9:02 pin) George Takano
Peter Maivia (4:48 pin) Junji Hirata
*Canek & Victor Rivera (14:09 pin) Kantaro Hoshino & *Yoshiaki Fujiwara
Jack Brisco (6:57 figure-4 leg lock) Osamu Kido
Tatsumi Fujinami (9:59 rolling clutch hold) Masa Saito
MSG Series Preliminary Block H Round 2: Tony Garea (9:51 pin) Haruka Eigen
MSG Series Preliminary Block A Round 3: Seiji Sakaguchi (11:28 pin) Chavo Guerrero
Stan Hansen (2:02 pin) Riki Choshu
Antonio Inoki & Strong Kobayashi (2-1) Umanosuke Ueda & Larry Zbyszko
   1: Kobayashi (13:17 DCOR) Ueda
   2: Inoki (6:36 pin) Zbyszko

1979/05/08 Miyakonojo, Miyazaki - City Gym (3,300)
MSG Series Preliminary Block D Round 3: Masa Saito (11:20 pin) Osamu Kido
MSG Series Preliminary Block F Round 3: Riki Choshu (7:14 scorpion death lock) Peter Maivia
Jack Brisco (9:19 figure-4 leg lock) Strong Kobayashi
Tatsumi Fujinami (8:16 pin) Umanosuke Ueda
Antonio Inoki & Seiji Sakaguchi (2-0) Stan Hansen & Victor Rivera
   1: Inoki & Sakaguchi (13:49 DQ)
   2: Inoki (2:17 pin) Rivera

1979/05/09 Oita - Pref. Gym (3,100)
MSG Series Preliminary Block E Round 3: Larry Zbyszko (11:12 back slide) Kantaro Hoshino
*Strong Kobayashi & Yoshiaki Fujiwara (12:38 boston crab) Canek & *Tony Garea
MSG Series Preliminary Block B Round 3: Stan Hansen (6:02 DQ) Umanosuke Ueda
Seiji Sakaguchi (7:04 pin) Peter Maivia
Antonio Inoki & Tatsumi Fujinami (2-1) Jack Brisco & Chavo Guerrero
   1: Inoki (DCOR) Brisco
   3: Fujinami (pin) Guerrero

1979/05/10 Fukuoka - Sports Center (5,800)
Strong Kobayashi (8:02 pin) Victor Rivera
*Seiji Sakaguchi & Osamu Kido (7:13 pin) Stan Hansen & *Larry Zbyszko
Tatsumi Fujinami (8:06 DQ) El Solitario
NWF Heavyweight Title: Antonio Inoki* (16:49 neck lock) Jack Brisco

1979/05/11 Shimabara, Nagasaki - City Gym (1,800)
MSG League: Tatsumi Fujinami (13:58 rolling clutch hold) Tony Garea
Seiji Sakaguchi & Strong Kobayashi (1-1) Stan Hansen & Masa Saito
   1: Saito (10:42 boston crab) Kobayashi
   2: Kobayashi (3:45 canadian backbreaker) Saito
   3: (5:07 DCOR)
Antonio Inoki (5:02 bow & arrow) Larry Zbyszko

1979/05/12 Yanagawa, Fukuoka - City Farmers' Market (2,500)
Kuniaki Kobayashi (5:28 pin) Hiroyuki Masa Saito
George Takano (11:19 pin) Junji Hirata
*Osamu Kido & Yoshiaki Fujiwara (15:35 pin) Haruka Eigen & *Makoto Arakawa
MSG League: Canek (10:31 pin) Larry Zbyszko
*Tatsumi Fujinami & Chavo Guerrero (15:40 backslide) El Solitario & *Victor Rivera
Masa Saito (11:52 small package) Kantaro Hoshino
Strong Kobayashi (8:43 pin) Peter Maivia
Antonio Inoki & Seiji Sakaguchi & Riki Choshu (2-1) Stan Hansen & Umanosuke Ueda & Tony Garea
   1: (14:06 DCOR)
   2: Inoki (4:18 abdominal stretch) Garea

1979/05/14 Kumamoto - City Gym (2,800)
*El Solitario & Victor Rivera (11:15 pin) Strong Kobayashi & *Kuniaki Kobayashi
Stan Hansen drew Umanosuke Ueda
MSG League: Seiji Sakaguchi (7:49 pin) Larry Zbyszko
Tatsumi Fujinami & Riki Choshu (1-1) Masa Saito & Canek
   1: Canek (7:51 pin) Riki Choshu
   2: Riki Choshu (2:25 pin) Canek
   3: (2:31 DCOR)
MSG League: Antonio Inoki (3:13 abdominal stretch) Tony Garea

1979/05/16 Himeji, Hyogo - Welfare Hall (2,700)
Tatsumi Fujinami & Chavo Guerrero (2-1) Canek & El Solitario
   1: Canek (9:48 pin) Guerrero
   2: Chavo Guerrero (6:14 pin) Canek
   3: Fujinami (3:01 rolling back clutch) Solitario
MSG League: Seiji Sakaguchi (7:03 boston crab) Tony Garea
Strong Kobayashi & *Riki Choshu (7:51 pin) Stan Hansen & *Peter Maivia
MSG League: Antonio Inoki (6:19 pin) Masa Saito

1979/05/18 Niigata - City Gym (3,200)
*Strong Kobayashi & Kantaro Hoshino (12:10 boston crab) Victor Rivera & *Tony Garea
MSG League: Riki Choshu (11:43 pin) Larry Zbyszko
MSG League: Andre the Giant (5:22 DCOR) Stan Hansen
Antonio Inoki & Seiji Sakaguchi & Tatsumi Fujinami (2-1) Masa Saito & Umanosuke Ueda & Canek
   1: Fujinami (9:14 backslide) Saito
   2: Canek (1:46 pin) Fujinami
   3: Inoki's team (4:39 DQ)

1979/05/19 Nagaoka, Niigata - City Welfare Hall (3,000)
Seiji Sakaguchi (7:57 pin) Victor Rivera
MSG League: Andre the Giant (pin) Riki Choshu
MSG League: Stan Hansen (6:31 pin) Tatsumi Fujinami
Antonio Inoki & Strong Kobayashi (2-1) Masa Saito & Larry Zbyszko
   1: Kobayashi (11:55 DQ) Zbyszko
   2: Saito (4:54 pin) Kobayashi
   3: Inoki (2:09 pin) Zbyszko

1979/05/20 Nagano - Civic Gym (2,500)
Umanosuke Ueda & *Masa Saito (14:21 pin) Strong Kobayashi & *Kantaro Hoshino
Stan Hansen def Haruka Eigen
MSG League: Tatsumi Fujinami (15:35 leg roll clutch) Riki Choshu
Antonio Inoki & Seiji Sakaguchi & Osamu Kido (2-1) Andre the Giant & Victor Rivera & Larry Zbyszko
   1: Sakaguchi (8:20 pin) Rivera
   2: Andre (5:37 back breaker) Kido
   3: Inoki (1:58 rolling clutch hold) Zbyszko

1979/05/21 Suwa, Nagano - Lake Suwa Sports Center (2,000)
*Canek & Victor Rivera (14:50 pin) Strong Kobayashi & *Kotetsu Yamamoto
Tatsumi Fujinami (10:54 rolling clutch hold) Larry Zbyszko
Handicap Match: Andre the Giant def Haruka Eigen & Osamu Kido
MSG League: Seiji Sakaguchi (13:53 DQ) Masa Saito
Antonio Inoki & Riki Choshu def Stan Hansen & Umanosuke Ueda

1979/05/22 Matsumoto, Nagano - General Gym (2,200)
Strong Kobayashi (10:36 pin) Haruka Eigen
MSG League: Stan Hansen def Zbyzsko
Seiji Sakaguchi (8:48 boston crab) Tony Garea
MSG League: Andre the Giant (pin) Masa Saito
Antonio Inoki & Tatsumi Fujinami & Osamu Kido (2-1) Umanosuke Ueda & Canek & Victor Rivera
   1: (11:01 DCOR)
   3: Inoki (5:09 pin) Rivera

1979/05/23 Iwaki, Fukushima - Keirin Track Parking Lot (3,300)
MSG League: Tatsumi Fujinami (13:11 DCOR) Canek
Stan Hansen (6:17 pin) Strong Kobayashi
Antonio Inoki & Kantaro Hoshino def Andre the Giant & Larry Zbyszko

1979/05/25 Hirosaki, Aomori - Civic Gym (5,000)
Strong Kobayashi (4:18 DQ) Umanosuke Ueda
Handicap Match: Andre the Giant def Haruka Eigen & Osamu Kido
MSG League: Tatsumi Fujinami (18:35 rolling clutch hold) Masa Saito
MSG League: Antonio Inoki (9:33 DQ) Stan Hansen

1979/05/26 Towada, Aomori - City Gym (3,200)
Masa Saito & *Canek (13:53 pin) Strong Kobayashi & *Osamu Kido
MSG League: Andre the Giant (pin) Larry Zbyszko
Seiji Sakaguchi (8:06 DQ) Umanosuke Ueda
Stan Hansen & Chavo Guerrero & Victor Rivera (2-1) Antonio Inoki & Tatsumi Fujinami & Yoshiaki Fujiwara
   1: Hansen (10:19 pin) Fujiwara
   2: (5:18 DCOR)

1979/05/27 Yonezawa, Yamagata - Municipal Gym (2,700)
Strong Kobayashi (8:57 rocking chair hold) Tony Garea
Stan Hansen def Riki Choshu
Tatsumi Fujinami (5:26 backslide) Victor Rivera
Antonio Inoki & Seiji Sakaguchi (2-1) Andre the Giant & Umanosuke Ueda
   1: Sakaguchi (14:05 DCOR) Andre
   2: Inoki (2:54 pin) Ueda

1979/05/28 Kamaishi, Iwate - Ogawa Town Gym (3,000)
MSG League: Tatsumi Fujinami (11:54 boston crab) Larry Zbyszko
*Umanosuke Ueda & Chavo Guerrero (11:53 pin) Strong Kobayashi & *Haruka Eigen
MSG League: Seiji Sakaguchi (7:27 DCOR) Andre the Giant
Antonio Inoki & Riki Choshu def Stan Hansen & Victor Rivera

1979/05/29 Kooriyama, Fukushima - General Gym (2,500)
Seiji Sakaguchi & Strong Kobayashi (2-1) Umanosuke Ueda & Larry Zbyszko
   1: (11:04 DCOR)
   2: Sakaguchi (4:38 half crab) Zbyszko
MSG League: Stan Hansen def Masa Saito
MSG League: Andre the Giant (5:15 pin) Tatsumi Fujinami
MSG League: Antonio Inoki (8:08 octopus hold) Riki Choshu

1979/05/30 Osaka - Pref. Gym (7,000)
Stan Hansen & Victor Rivera (2-1) Seiji Sakaguchi & Strong Kobayashi
   1: Hansen (10:48 pin) Sakaguchi
   2: Sakaguchi (3:13 backbreaker) Rivera
   3: Hansen (4:57 pin) Kobayashi
WWF Junior Heavyweight Title: Tatsumi Fujinami (20:36 DCOR) Canek
Ext: (5min limit draw)
MSG League: Antonio Inoki (10:54 DCOR) Andre the Giant

1979/05/31 Kasugai, Aichi - Shimizuya Parking Lot (3,700)
Strong Kobayashi (11:04 pin) Haruka Eigen
MSG League: Andre the Giant (pin) Tony Garea
Seiji Sakaguchi (11:28 DQ) Umanosuke Ueda
Antonio Inoki & Tatsumi Fujinami & Osamu Kido (2-1) Stan Hansen & Masa Saito & Larry Zbyszko
   1: (10:55 DCOR)
   2: Inoki (4:40 pin) Zbyszko

1979/06/01 Takamatsu, Kagawa - Civic Culture Center (3,500)
Strong Kobayashi & *Haruka Eigen (9:02 pin) Larry Zbyszko & *Tony Garea
MSG League: Stan Hansen (10:44 pin) Seiji Sakaguchi
MSG League: Antonio Inoki (default) Tatsumi Fujinami
Antonio Inoki (13:34 NC) Andre the Giant

1979/06/02 Tokushima - Civic Gym (3,200)
Stan Hansen (5:21 pin) Strong Kobayashi
MSG League: Seiji Sakaguchi (default) Tatsumi Fujinami
NWF North American Heavyweight Title: Seiji Sakaguchi* (17:55 COR) Umanosuke Ueda
Andre the Giant & Canek def Antonio Inoki & Riki Choshu

1979/06/03 Higashi Hiroshima, Hiroshima - Saijo Plaza (2,700)
*Umanosuke Ueda & Masa Saito (12:56 pin) Strong Kobayashi & *Osamu Kido
Stan Hansen def Riki Choshu
MSG League: Seiji Sakaguchi (9:02 back breaker) Canek
Antonio Inoki & Kantaro Hoshino def Andre the Giant & Chavo Guerrero

1979/06/04 Matsue, Shimane - City Gym (3,500)
Stan Hansen & Masa Saito & Victor Rivera (2-1) Strong Kobayashi & Tatsumi Fujinami & Haruka Eigen
   1: Saito (13:08 DCOR) Kobayashi
   2: Hansen (4:42 pin) Eigen
Handicap Match: Andre the Giant def Osamu Kido & Kantaro Hoshino
MSG League: Sakaguchi (11:24 boston crab) Choshu
MSG League: Inoki (4:39 bow & arrow) Canek

1979/06/05 Toyohashi, Aichi - City Gym (3,300)
*Strong Kobayashi & Kuniaki Kobayashi (14:14 canadian backbreaker) Osamu Kido & *Yoshiaki Fujiwara
MSG League: Stan Hansen def Tony Garea
Seiji Sakaguchi (14:46 DCOR) Masa Saito
Antonio Inoki & Tatsumi Fujinami & Riki Choshu (2-1) Andre the Giant & Chavo Guerrero & Larry Zbyszko
   1: Guerrero (8:04 pin) Choshu
   2: Choshu (6:17 back breaker) Guerrero
   3: Inoki (2:16 pin) Zbyszko

1979/06/06 Nagoya - Aichi Pref. Gym (8,000)
Tatsumi Fujinami (5:26 backslide) Victor Rivera
MSG League: Stan Hansen (8:26 pin) Canek
*Andre the Giant & Larry Zbyszko (8:56 backbreaker) *Strong Kobayashi & Riki Choshu
MSG League: Antonio Inoki (26:04 octopus hold) Seiji Sakaguchi

1979/06/07 Tokyo - Kuramae Kokugikan (9,500)
Strong Kobayashi & *Kengo Kimura (12:23 octopus hold) Victor Rivera & *Larry Zbyszko
Seiji Sakaguchi & *Riki Choshu & Osamu Kido (12:48 pin) Andre the Giant & Masa Saito & *Tony Garea
WWF Junior Heavyweight Title: Tatsumi Fujinami (17:02 pin) Canek
MSG Series Final: Antonio Inoki (9:03 pin) Stan Hansen

Other MSG Series matches (dates & locations unknown):
Antonio Inoki def Larry Zbyszko
Andre the Giant def Canek
Riki Choshu def Tony Garea
Riki Choshu (DQ) Canek
Riki Choshu (DQ) Masa Saito
Canek def Larry Zbyszko
Canek def Tony Garea
Canek def Masa Saito
Larry Zbyszko def Tony Garea
Masa Saito def Larry Zbyszko
Masa Saito def Tony Garea


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