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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
*Maivia & Garea (12:33 pin) Strong Kobayashi & *Haruka Eigen
Antonio Inoki & Riki Choshu def Masa Saito & Victor Rivera
MSG Series Preliminary Block A Round 1: Guerrero (14:55 COR) Seiji Sakaguchi
MSG Series Preliminary Block B Round 1: Hansen def 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) Rivera
Jack Brisco def Riki Choshu
Fujinami (8:05 DQ) Ueda
Hansen, Masa Saito, & 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 Takano
Garea def Kuniaki Kobayashi
Rivera def Kantaro Hoshino
Ueda def Eigen
Zbyszko & *Guerrero (12:40 pin) Strong Kobayashi & *Yoshiaki Fujiwara
Saito def Osamu Kido
Riki Choshu def Maivia
Hansen (4:52 pin) Seiji Sakaguchi
*Antonio Inoki & Fujinami (14:12 pin) Brisco & Canek

1979/04/30 Ina, Nagano - Labor Welfare Center (2,000)
Fujinami (10:53 pin) Garea
Jack Brisco def Osamu Kido
Sakaguchi (8:12 pin) Maivia
Inoki & Strong Kobayashi (2-1) Hansen & Rivera
   1: (8:40 DCOR)
   2: Inoki (6:58 pin) Rivera

1979/05/01 Anjo, Aichi - City Gym (4,200)
Kuniaki Kobayashi def Hirata
Garea def Arakawa
Guerrero def Eigen
Maivia & Ueda def Kantaro Hoshino & Choshu
Sakaguchi (7:45 pin) Zbyszko
Strong Kobayashi (8:07 DQ) Hansen
Canek def 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 Takano
Eigen def Arakawa
Fujiwara def Hirata
Canek def Osamu Kido
Fujinami (10:35 backslide) Rivera
Garea & Guerrero def Choshu & Kuniaki Kobayashi
Brisco (10:06 figure-4 leg lock) Strong Kobayashi
MSG Series Preliminary Block B Round 2: Hansen drew Ueda
Inoki & Seiji Sakaguchi & Kantaro Hoshino (2-0) Masa Saito, Zbyszko, & 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 A Round 2: Sakaguchi (12:51 COR) Guerrero
Inoki, Strong Kobayashi, & Fujinami (2-1) Hansen, Zbyszko, & 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 Takano
Zbyszko def Kantaro Hoshino
Maivia def Hirata
Guerrero def Kuniaki Kobayashi
Riki Choshu & Yoshiaki Fujiwara def Rivera & Saito
Ueda def Eigen
MSG Series Preliminary Block C Round 2: Strong Kobayashi (30min limit draw) Fujinami
Extension: Strong Kobayashi (5min limit draw) Fujinami
Extension: Strong Kobayashi (5min limit draw) Fujinami
Jack Brisco & Stan Hansen (2-1) Antonio Inoki & Seiji Sakaguchi
   1: Inoki (5:52 pin) Brisco
   2: Hansen (2:52 pin) Seiji Sakaguchi
   3: Brisco (1:09 pin) Inoki

1979/05/05 Usa, Oita - Yokkaichi Central Bowl site (2,300)
Jack Brisco def Riki Choshu
Sakaguchi (9:37 pin) Garea
Strong Kobayashi (6:15 DQ) Ueda
Inoki & Fujinami (2-0) Hansen & 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 Takano
Guerrero def Hirata
Rivera def Eigen
Canek def Fujiwara
Saito def Kantaro Hoshino
Strong Kobayashi (8:21 canadian backbreaker) Zbyszko
*Tatsumi Fujinami & Osamu Kido (11:10 boston crab) Ueda & *Garea
Brisco (11:20 DCOR) Seiji Sakaguchi
Atonio Inoki & Riki Choshu def Hansen & 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
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: Sakaguchi (11:28 pin) Guerrero
Stan Hansen (2:02 pin) Riki Choshu
Inoki & Strong Kobayashi (2-1) Ueda & Zbyszko
   1: Kobayashi (13:17 DCOR) Ueda
   2: Inoki (6:36 pin) Zbyszko

1979/05/08 Miyakonojo, Miyazaki - City Gym (3,300)
Jack Brisco (9:19 figure-4 leg lock) Strong Kobayashi
Fujinami (8:16 pin) Ueda
Inoki & Sakaguchi (2-0) Hansen & Rivera
   1: Inoki & Sakaguchi (13:49 DQ)
   2: Inoki (2:17 pin) Rivera

1979/05/09 Oita - Pref. Gym (3,100)
*Strong Kobayashi & Yoshiaki Fujiwara (12:38 boston crab) Canek & *Garea
MSG Series Preliminary Block B Round 3: Hansen (DQ) Ueda
Sakaguchi (7:04 pin) 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) Rivera
*Seiji Sakaguchi & Osamu Kido (7:13 pin) Hansen & *Zbyszko
Fujinami (8:06 DQ) Solitario
NWF Heavyweight Title: Inoki* (16:49 neck lock) Jack Brisco

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

1979/05/12 Yanagawa, Fukuoka - City Farmers' Market (2,500)
Kuniaki Kobayashi (5:28 pin) Hiroyuki 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 & Guerrero (15:40 backslide) Solitario & *Rivera
Masa Saito (11:52 small package) Kantaro Hoshino
Strong Kobayashi (8:43 pin) Maivia
Inoki & Seiji Sakaguchi & Choshu (2-1) Hansen, Ueda, & Garea
   1: (14:06 DCOR)
   2: Inoki (4:18 abdominal stretch) Garea

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

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

1979/05/18 Niigata - City Gym (3,200)
*Strong Kobayashi & Kantaro Hoshino (12:10 boston crab) Rivera & *Garea
MSG League: Andre (DCOR) Hansen
Inoki & Seiji Sakaguchi & Fujinami (2-1) Masa Saito, Ueda, & Canek
   1: Fujinami (9:14 backslide) Saito
   2: Canek (1:46 pin) Fujinami
   3: Inoki & Seiji Sakaguchi & Fujinami (4:39 DQ)

1979/05/19 Nagaoka, Niigata - City Welfare Hall (3,000)
Sakaguchi (7:57 pin) Rivera
MSG League: Andre (pin) Riki Choshu
MSG League: Hansen (6:31 pin) Fujinami
Inoki & Strong Kobayashi (2-1) Masa Saito & 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)
Ueda & *Masa Saito (14:21 pin) Strong Kobayashi & *Hoshino
Hansen def Eigen
MSG League: Fujinami (15:35 leg roll clutch) Riki Choshu
Inoki & Seiji Sakaguchi & Osamu Kido (2-1) Andre, Rivera, 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 & Rivera (14:50 pin) Strong Kobayashi & *Kotetsu Yamamoto
Fujinami (10:54 rolling clutch hold) Zbyszko
Handicap Match: Andre def Eigen & Osamu Kido
MSG League: Sakaguchi (13:53 DQ) Masa Saito
Inoki & Choshu def Hansen & Ueda

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

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

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

1979/05/26 Towada, Aomori - City Gym (3,200)
Masa Saito & *Canek (13:53 pin) Strong Kobayashi & *Kido
MSG League: Andre (pin) Zbyszko
Sakaguchi (8:06 DQ) Ueda
Hansen, Guerrero, & Rivera (2-1) 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) Garea
Hansen def Choshu
Fujinami (5:26 backslide) Rivera
Inoki & Sakaguchi (2-1) Andre the Giant & 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: Fujinami (11:54 boston crab) Zbyszko
*Ueda & Guerrero (11:53 pin) Strong Kobayashi & *Eigen
MSG League: Sakaguchi (7:27 DCOR) Andre
Inoki & Choshu def Hansen & Rivera

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

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

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

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

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

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

1979/06/04 Matsue, Shimane - City Gym (3,500)
Hansen, Masa Saito, & Rivera (2-1) Fujinami, Strong Kobayashi, & Haruka Eigen
   1: Saito (13:08 DCOR) Kobayashi
   2: Hansen (4:42 pin) Eigen
Handicap Match: Andre def Osamu Kido & Kantaro Hoshino
MSG League: Sakaguchi (11:24 boston crab) Riki 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) Kido & *Fujiwara
MSG League: Hansen def Garea
Sakaguchi (14:46 DCOR) Masa Saito
Inoki & Tatsumi Fujinami & Choshu (2-1) Andre, Guerrero, & Zbyszko
   1: Guerrero (8:04 pin) Riki Choshu
   2: Choshu (6:17 back breaker) Guerrero
   3: Inoki (2:16 pin) Zbyszko

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

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

Other MSG Series matches (dates & locations unknown):
Preliminary Tournament:
Block D Round 1: Saito def Osamu Kido
Block D Round 2: Kido def Saito
Block D Round 3: Saito def Osamu Kido
Block E Round 1: Hoshino def Zbyszko
Block E Round 2: Zbyszko def Kantaro Hoshino
Block E Round 3: Zbyszko def Kantaro Hoshino
Block F Round 1: Choshu def Maivia
Block F Round 2: Choshu drew Maivia
Block F Round 3: Choshu def Maivia
Block G Round 1: Canek def Fujiwara
Block G Round 2: Canek def Fujiwara
Block H Round 1: Eigen def Arakawa

Final League:
Inoki def Zbyszko
Andre def Canek
Riki Choshu def Zbyszko
Riki Choshu def Garea
Riki Choshu (DQ) Canek,
Riki Choshu (DQ) Saito
Canek def Zbyszko
Canek def Garea
Canek def Saito
Zbyszko def Garea
Saito def Zbyszko,
Saito def Garea


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