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'87 IWGP Champion Series: 1987/05/11 - 06/12: 25 cards

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

Guest foreigners:
Kevin Von Erich [second half]
Konga the Barbarian
Hacksaw Higgins
Alexis Smirnoff
Scott Hall
Killer Tim Brooks
Tony St. Clair

1987/05/11 Tokyo - Korakuen Hall
Shin'ya Hashimoto def Chris Benoit
Antonio Inoki (4:05 backsliding) Brooks

1987/05/13 Sapporo - Nakajima Sports Center
Don Arakawa & Hashimoto def Darryl Peterson & Benoit
*Antonio Inoki & Seiji Sakaguchi (7:56 pin) Barbarian & *Brooks

1987/05/14 Sapporo - Nakajima Sports Center (4,020)
Akira Nogami (10:11 pin) Takayuki Iizuka
*Tatsuo Nakano & Yoji Anjo (14:32 dragon suplex hold) Masahru Funaki & *Osamu Matsuda [El Samurai]
*Tatsutoshi Goto & Masahiro Chono (13:44 pin) Hashimoto & *Benoit
Yoshiaki Fujiwara (8:47 wakigatame) Shunji Kosugi
*Hall & Brooks (9:27 pin) Umanosuke Ueda & *Kantaro Hoshino
IWGP League Block B: Higgins (6:44 pin) Smirnoff
*Akira Maeda & Kazuo Yamazaki (12:07 DQ) Kengo Kimura & *George Takano
*Antonio Inoki & Peterson (8:41 pin) Barbarian & *St. Clair
Tatsumi Fujinami (6:05 DQ) Masa Saito

1987/05/15 Tomakomai, Hokkaido - General Gym
Benoit def Ken'ichi Oya
Sakaguchi (5:59 DQ) Higgins

1987/05/16 Asahikawa, Hokkaido - General Gym Tokiwa Hall
Goto & Shunji Kosugi def Peterson & Benoit
*Seiji Sakaguchi & Kantaro Hoshino (10:57 pin) Barbarian & *St. Clair

1987/05/18 Chiba - Park Gym (3,110)
Funaki (15min limit draw) Anjo
Nogami (10:23 small package) Benoit
Kosugi & *Goto (14:07 small package) Arakawa & *Hashimoto
Darryl Peterson (6:53 rolling clutch hold) Chono
*Hall & Brooks (10:57 pin) Osamu Kido & *Kazuo Yamazaki
Fujiwara (8:52 DQ) Ueda
*Seiji Sakaguchi & Takano (8:13 half crab) Higgins & *Smirnoff
IWGP League Block B: Masa Saito (4:22 COR) Maeda
*Antonio Inoki & Kimura (13:03 pin) Barbarian & *St. Clair

1987/05/20 Yokohama - Culture Gym
Benoit def Osamu Matsuda
IWGP League Block A: Inoki (14:56 pin) Fujiwara

1987/05/22 Maebashi - Gunma Pref. Sports Center
Peterson & Benoit def Hashimoto & Kosugi
IWGP League Block A: Sakaguchi (8:07 DCOR) Hall

1987/05/23 Kyoto - Fushimi Daigo Grand Dome
Goto & Chono def Peterson & Benoit
*Antonio Inoki & Sakaguchi (9:45 pin) Barbarian & *Brooks

1987/05/24 Wakayama - Nichii Takanoguchi Parking Lot
Benoit def Matsuda
*Barbarian & Hall (12:02 pin) Seiji Sakaguchi & *Darryl Peterson

1987/05/25 Sendai - Miyagi Pref. Sports Center
Chono def Benoit
IWGP Tag Team Title: *Maeda & Nobuhiko Takada* (15:14 chickenwing facelock) Yoshiaki Fujiwara & *Kazuo Yamazaki
IWGP League Block A: Inoki (12:51 octopus hold) Seiji Sakaguchi

1987/05/27 Niage, Oita - Town Gym
Benoit def Nogami
IWGP League Block A: Barbarian (6:19 DQ) Seiji Sakaguchi

1987/05/28 Hita, Oita - Industrial Promotion Center
Masaharu Funaki def Benoit
*Barbarian & Brooks (8:34 pin) Seiji Sakaguchi & *Hoshino

1987/05/29 Kanoya, Kagoshima - City Gym
Arakawa & Goto def Peterson & Benoit
Sakaguchi & *Hoshino (8:59 rolling clutch hold) Brooks & *St. Clair

1987/05/30 Kagoshima - Pref. Gym
*Super Strong Machine & Kuniaki Kobayashi (11:45 machine windmill suplex hold) Seiji Sakaguchi & *Hoshino
IWGP League Block A: Inoki (7:14 pin) Barbarian

1987/06/01 Nagoya - Aichi Pref. Gym (9,890)
Shin'ya Hashimoto (13:20 pin) Masaharu Funaki
Goto (10:04 pin) Benoit
Hiro Saito (8:19 pin) Shunji Kosugi
*Hoshino & Yamazaki (12:19 double out-of-fence DQ) Kobayashi & *Norio Honaga
*Higgins & Smirnoff (6:48 pin) *Black Cat & Masahiro Chono
Darryl Peterson (7:03 DCOR) Brooks
Ueda (4:00 DQ) Barbarian
*Riki Choshu & Machine (8:18 pin) Seiji Sakaguchi & *Takano
*Kido & Nobuhiko Takada (15:20 kido clutch) Von Erich & *St. Clair
*Antonio Inoki & Yoshiaki Fujiwara (7:15 pin) Masa Saito & *Scott Hall

1987/06/03 Fukuoka - West Japan General Exhibition Center (2,130)
Funaki (10:18 chicken wing arm lock) Ken'ich Oya
*Peterson & Benoit (11:15 pin) Arakawa & *Goto
Hiro Saito (11:58 pin) Hashimoto
*Kobayashi & Honaga (11:42 fisherman's suplex hold) Hoshino & *Chono
Von Erich (10:16 rolling clutch hold) Black Cat
*Fujiwara, Kido, & Nobuhiko Takada (13:34 pin) Higgins, Hall, & *St. Clair
IWGP League Block B: George Takano (4:27 pin) Smirnoff
IWGP League Block A: Barbarian (4:31 pin) Brooks
Riki Choshu (7:50 NC) Kimura
*Antonio Inoki & Sakaguchi (9:37 DQ) *Masa Saito & Machine

1987/06/04 Kumamoto - City Gym
Black Cat & Nogami def Funaki & Benoit
IWGP League Block A: Fujiwara (11:26 DQ) Seiji Sakaguchi

1987/06/05 Yanagawa, Fukuoka - Civic Gym
Benoit def Nogami
Sakaguchi & Kengo Kimura & *Takano (9:17 out-of-fence DQ) *Riki Choshu, Machine, & Kobayashi
IWGP League Block A: Inoki (1:26 pin) Hall

1987/06/06 Torisu, Saga - Civic Gym
Chono def Benoit
IWGP League Block A: Sakaguchi (7:10 boston crab) Brooks

1987/06/07 Tottori - Industrial Gym
Benoit def Matsuda
*Barbarian & Brooks (7:54 pin) Seiji Sakaguchi & *Peterson

1987/06/09 Osaka - Pref. Athletic Hall
Funaki drew Benoit
Sakaguchi & *Hoshino (7:56 rolling clutch hold) Smirnoff & *St. Clair

1987/06/10 Shizuoka - Industrial Hall
Peterson & Benoit def Black Cat & Kosugi
Inoki (10:33 pin) Barbarian

1987/06/11 Kumagaya, Saitama - Civic Gym
Kosugi & Nogami def Funaki & Benoit
Sakaguchi & *Darryl Peterson (7:35 DQ) Brooks & *Smirnoff

1987/06/12 Tokyo - Ryogoku Kokugikan (11,060)
Nogami (11:13 pin) Sasaki
*Goto & Funaki (14:58 pin) *Nakano & Anjo
Arakawa (6:53 DQ) Black Cat
Hoshino (6:22 pin) Kosugi
Yamazaki (9:43 pin) Norio Honaga
Hall & *Smirnoff (8:48 DQ) *Umanosuke Ueda & Takano
*Seiji Sakaguchi & Darryl Peterson (8:39 pin) Barbarian & *Brooks
*Kengo Kimura & Chono (11:57 pin) Von Erich & *St. Clair
*Riki Choshu, Machine, & Kobayashi (13:25 pin) Fujiwara, Osamu Kido, & *Takada
IWGP League Final (to crown the first heavyweight champion) : Inoki (14:53 pin) Masa Saito

Other IWGP League matches (dates & locations unknown):
Block A:
Inoki def Brooks
Inoki (default) Fujinami
Fujiwara def Brooks
Fujiwara (COR or DQ) Barbarian
Fujiwara (default) Fujinami
Fujiwara drew Hall
Sakaguchi (default) Fujinami
Barbarian def Hall
Barbarian (default) Fujinami
Hall def Brooks
Hall (default) Fujinami
Brooks (default) Fujinami

Block B:
Saito def Kimura
Saito def Takano
Saito def Higgins
Saito def Smirnoff
Saito (COR or DQ) Ueda
Saito (default) Maeda
Kimura def Takano
Kimura def Ueda
Kimura def Smirnoff
Kimura (default) Maeda
Kimura drew Higgins
Takano (COR or DQ) Ueda
Takano (default) Maeda
Maeda def Higgins
Maeda def Smirnoff
Ueda (default) Maeda
Higgins def Takano
Higgins (COR or DQ) Ueda
Smirnoff (COR or DQ) Ueda


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