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IWF 25th Anniversary April 23, 2022 in Nutley, NJ

Updated: Dec 19, 2023

Tickets On Sale Now as WWE Hall of Famers & Legends Unite for American Cancer Society Fundraiser

NUTLEY, NJ – This is IWF! The most action-packed entertainment experience for families in the region today returns to Nutley, New Jersey for an adrenaline-charged Live Event on Saturday, April 23, 2022, 7:30 PM at Parks & Rec Center.

Celebrating its 25th Anniversary this year, IWF features world-class athletes locked in intense competition of muscle and power, all to benefit American Cancer Society Relay For Life. Tickets are available for purchase now at!

Headlining the monumental card are WWE Hall of Famer Mr. USA Tony Atlas, former WWE Superstar Nunzio, IWF Tag Team Champions Master of Chaos Kevin Knight & Mr. Showmanship Rik Ratchet, and IWF American Champion Andd Bivians.

There will be an Over-The-Top-Rope RUMBLE to determine the new IWF Heavyweight Champion! Two wrestlers start the match, a new wrestler enters every 60-seconds, with over-the-top elimination to the floor, and the last man in the ring wins!

Fans will witness heated rivalries, high-flying maneuvers and fierce head-to-head battles for all IWF Championships while putting on a spectacle, constantly innovating and always entertaining.

Also featured are Dark Oracle Sage, Atkins Brothers, Cyborg Rick Recon, Supersonic KC Bonilla, Jay Stehle, Justin Bongiovi, Glenn Burgess, Zay Spaulding, All-Star Michele Dee, East Side Dave, Eloy Fiesta, Ken Reedy, Vin DiGi, Ezon Leverett, Referee Mat, Referee Rene and Referee Ray. Lineup subject to change.

Trained to perfection, top IWF Wrestling School graduates will push all limits going for the gold. IWF stars are top-flight male and female athletes who have mastered the physical strength and mental stamina needed to compete in jaw-dropping live action seen around the world.

Doors open one-hour prior to bell-time for Legends Meet & Greet, a popular experience where fans can see the stars and their favorite athletes up close, take pictures and enjoy other family-friendly fun.

Event Host is New Jersey Broadcasters Association Hall of Famer Bert Baron. A special ceremony will also honor IWF Hall of Fame Class of 2022 inductees.

"This event marks a quarter-century of family fun, great wrestling and giving back to the community," said Bert Baron, host of B-Inspired Podcast. "Congratulations to all who make these events memorable and successful. The Rec Center will be rockin’ on April 23!"

Tickets are affordably priced for the whole family and are available for purchase now at For more info, visit IWF on social media @WrestlingIWF. If you cannot attend, click here to donate to American Cancer Society.

The event is presented by IWF Media LLC. Supporters include Township of Nutley Parks & Recreation Department, Mayor Mauro G. Tucci, TAPinto Nutley, Ocean Beach Sales and Rentals of Lavallette, Marketing Muscle of Nutley, Enforcer Fitness of Nutley, Iron Revolution Gym of Howell, and Orgain Clean Nutrition.

Fans are asked to bring items for Noble Strength Animal Shelter Collection to be donated to Bloomfield & Montclair Animal Shelters. Items needed include 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.

As the pandemic recovery progresses, government mandates, state guidelines, and local public health requirements at the time of the event will be followed.

Each spring, IWF’s Anniversary Event supports a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with American Cancer Society the beneficiary since 2012. The 24th Anniversary Event in 2021 raised $6,366.35 for American Cancer Society, plus $586.91 for Hayden's Heart INC, and $586.91 for Special Olympics New Jersey.

Kickoff of the silver anniversary celebration November 20, 2021, in North Arlington raised $4,006.78 for Michael Robert Cammett Jr. Memorial Foundation that provides scholarships for North Arlington High School students.

Established in 1998, award-winning IWF Wrestling produced 716 family-friendly Live Events and Fundraisers with WWE Hall of Famers and Legends in 47 cities throughout New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Connecticut benefiting countless non-profit organizations, civic associations, community service groups, high school athletic programs, recreation programs, and academic scholarship funds.

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