Cards Announced for Sold-Out IWF Aug 21-22 Events in Nutley, NJ

Updated: Mar 27

24th Annual Loud & Proud Live Events with WWE Legends to Benefit American Cancer Society!


NUTLEY, NJ – Countdown underway! It’s the ultimate mix of action and excitement as IWF Wrestling presents family-friendly live events Saturday, August 21, 2021, 7 pm and Sunday, August 22, 2021, 5 pm to benefit American Cancer Society's Relay For Life at Rec Center, 44 Park Avenue, Nutley, NJ. Both events are SOLD-OUT and will operate at reduced capacity.


Headlining the action at 24th Annual IWF Loud & Proud Night 1 on Saturday, August 21 is a Special Attraction Match featuring Nutley’s Master of Chaos Kevin Knight against an opponent to be named later.


In a Special Attraction Match, WWE & ECW Legend ‘Little Guido’ Nunzio battles Southside Slugger Tony Graves, with manager East Side Dave. Brooklyn’s Nunzio, a former WWE Cruiserweight Champion, will face all he can handle with South Philadelphia street-fighter Graves and his pesky manager. Special Guest Ring Announcer is WWE & WCW Legend Gary Michael Cappetta for this one fall, 45-minute time limit bout.


The IWF Heavyweight Championship is up for grabs as champion Heartless Hellraiser Dracko from Bayonne, NJ, defends against the popular Eloy Fiesta of Miami. Special Guest Referee is twisted-Texan Outlaw Shane O’Brien for this one fall, 45-minute time limit encounter.


The IWF American Championship will be defended by two-time titleholder First-Class Justin Adams against challenger The Cyborg Rick Recon from Pescadero, California. This title contest is set for one fall, with a 30-minute time limit.


IWF Tag Team Champions, The Atkins Brothers – Brian & Robert, with WWE Legend Dr. Tom Prichard in their corner, face the combo of Dark Oracle Sage & Supersonic KC Bonilla, with Coach Mike Hollow in their corner. Prichard, a former Tag Team Champion with The Heavenly Bodies and Bodydonnas, will match wits at ringside with fellow legendary coach Hollow, mastermind of the Killer Kowalski Training School. This one fall bout has a 20-minute time limit.


In other Tag Team action August 21, ‘Live Wire’ – Charles Gaston & Isaih Vega, with WWE & WCW Legend Young Stallion Jim Powers in their corner, meet Montana Downs & Glenn Burgess, with East Side Dave as their guiding light. With Powers being a Tag Team specialist and winner of the first-ever Survivor Series bout, what skullduggery will East Side Dave employ to gain a victory for his duo? This bout is scheduled for one fall, with a 20-minute time limit.


In a contest for the vacant IWF Women’s Championship, Belleville native and local favorite Vivacious Vicki squares off against the returning All-Star Michele Dee in a one fall, 20-minute time limit clash. The winner will face Notorious Mimi the following night.


Rounding out the event on Saturday, August 21 is a Special Award Ceremony Honoring Golden Boy Michael Cammett, with presentations by Township of Nutley Board of Commissioners, and Essex County Board of County Commissioners.


Ring Announcers are Mad Dawg and Ken Reedy, and Referees are Mat Greene and Sal Mondo.


Also on August 21, there will be a Noble Strength Animal Shelter Collection Drive. Fans are asked to bring items to be donated to Bloomfield & Montclair Animal Shelters, including sealed or canned dog or cat food/treats, bath towels, black contractor-size trash bags, paper towels, liquid dish & hand soap, laundry detergent, newspaper for lining cages, or basic cleaning products/supplies. Fans can look for Noble Strength table inside venue to drop off items.


Topping the card the following evening at 24th Annual IWF Loud & Proud Night 2 on Sunday, August 22 is a Special Attraction Match featuring Master of Chaos Kevin Knight against an opponent to be named later.


In a Special Attraction Match, WWE & ECW Legend ‘Little Guido’ Nunzio faces First-Class Justin Adams. If Adams retains the American Title at the August 21 event, this will be a championship match on August 22. Special Guest Ring Announcer is WWE & WCW Legend Gary Michael Cappetta for this one fall, 45-minute time limit bout.


The IWF Heavyweight Championship will be defended by whomever is the titleholder coming into this event, as either Heartless Hellraiser Dracko or Eloy Fiesta will be challenged by Outlaw Shane O’Brien in a one fall, 45-minute time Limit encounter.


In singles action, The Cyborg Rick Recon tangles with Southside Slugger Tony Graves, accompanied by manager East Side Dave, in a one fall, 30-minute time limit tilt. If Recon is the American Champion after the August 21 event, this will be a title match on August 22.


In Tag Team action, The Atkins Brothers – Brian & Robert, with WWE Legend Dr. Tom Prichard, oppose ‘Live Wire’ – Charles Gaston & Isaih Vega, with WWE & WCW Legend Young Stallion Jim Powers. If Atkins Brothers are Tag Team Champions after the August 21 event, this will be a title match, one fall, with a 20-minute time limit.


Another Tag Team contest highlights the August 22 card, as Dark Oracle Sage & Supersonic KC Bonilla, with Coach Mike Hollow, wage war against Montana Downs & Glenn Burgess, with East Side Dave. If Sage & Bonilla are Tag Team Champions after the August 21 event, this will be a title match, one fall, with a 20-minute time limit.


The IWF Women’s Championship will be defended by the winner from the night prior, either Vivacious Vicki or All-Star Michele Dee, against challenger Notorious Mimi in a one fall, 20-minute time limit encounter. All three ladies got their start at IWF Wrestling School.


Rounding out the event on Sunday, August 22 is a Special Award Ceremony Honoring Golden Boy Michael Cammett, featuring presentations of IWF Hall of Fame Class of 2021, and IWF Lifetime Achievement Award.


Ring Announcers are Mad Dawg and Ken Reedy, and Referees are Mat Greene and Sal Mondo.


Tickets and VIP Packages are SOLD OUT for the separate, reduced capacity events. Doors open one-hour prior to bell-time for Meet & Greet. For event info, visit CampIWF.com or find IWF on social media @WrestlingIWF. If you cannot attend, click to donate to American Cancer Society.


This adrenaline-charged extravaganza features some of the best wrestlers in the world who will push athleticism to the limits and put families on the edge of their seats in this unexpected, unscripted, and unforgettable event.


These events are dedicated to the memory of Golden Boy Michael Cammett, IWF Hall of Famer; Daniel Leon, President, Nutley Chamber of Commerce; Erol Ata, IWF Photographer-Videographer; Connie Kratt, Nutley Relay Committee Member; Maria LaBadia, Director, Nutley Public Library; and Daniel The Beagle, Noble Strength Rescue Dog.


Supporters include Mayor Mauro G. Tucci and Nutley Parks & Recreation Department, Ocean Beach Sales and Rentals of Lavallette, Marketing Muscle of Nutley, Orgain Clean Nutrition, Enforcer Fitness of Nutley, Extreme Gym of Nutley, Iron Revolution Gym of Howell, Pag's Restaurant of Nutley, High Street Rehab of Nutley, and Noble Strength Animal Rescue Resource.


CDC Health & State Guidelines at the time of the event will be strictly followed, which may include temperature checks and face masks.


Cards subject to change. Jim Powers & Dracko are tentative due to injury. Net proceeds to benefit American Cancer Society, a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization.


Each year, IWF’s anniversary event supports a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with American Cancer Society the beneficiary since 2012.


Since 1998, award-winning IWF produced 711 live events in 46 northeast cities benefiting Semper Fi & America's Fund, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Tomorrows Children’s Fund, Twin Towers Orphan Fund, American Red Cross, United Way, Nutley Policemen and Firefighters’ Benevolent Associations, and high school athletic programs in Middletown, New Providence, Nutley, Verona and West Orange, NJ.


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