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IWF 26th Anniversary Tour Begins April 15, 2023 in Nutley, NJ

Updated: Mar 28, 2023

Tickets On Sale Now for Live Event Fundraiser to Benefit American Cancer Society!

NUTLEY, NJ – Experience full-throttle family fun as IWF Wrestling returns to Nutley, New Jersey for an adrenaline-charged Live Event on Saturday, April 15, 2023, 7:30 PM at Parks & Rec Center.

Celebrating its 26th 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

Leading the path of destruction into the family-friendly extravaganza are IWF Heavyweight Champion Dark Oracle Sage, IWF Tag Team Champions Master of Chaos Kevin Knight and Live Wire Charles Gaston, IWF American Champion Supersonic KC Bonilla, The All-Americans Brian and Robert Atkins, Benjamin T. Asher, East Side Dave McDonald, El Famoso Eloy Fiesta and more.

Fans will witness heated rivalries, high-flying maneuvers and fierce head-to-head battles for all IWF Championships. Trained to perfection, IWF Wrestling School graduates are top-flight athletes who have mastered the physical strength and mental stamina necessary to compete in jaw-dropping live action.

New Jersey Broadcasters Association Hall of Famer Bert Baron, host of B-Inspired Podcast and WRNJ Radio Morning Show, will serve as emcee.

"This event marks more than a quarter-century of family fun, great wrestling and giving back to the community," said Bert Baron. "Congratulations to all who make these events memorable and successful. The Rec Center will be rockin’ on April 15!"

April 15th also serves as Fan Appreciation Night, with raffles, giveaways and door prizes. A Hall of Fame Ceremony will round out the evening, honoring long-time members of the IWF family.

Tickets are affordably priced for the whole family and available for purchase now at, or at the door beginning 6:30 PM on April 15. For more info, visit IWF on social media @WrestlingIWF. If you cannot attend, click here to donate to American Cancer Society.

"No independent wrestling organization brings the action like IWF," said East Side Dave, wrestling manager extraordinaire and co-host of WRAT Radio Morning Show. "Family-friendly yet with intense action, IWF is real wrestling for real wrestling fans with a suburb mix of talented veterans and future, they've got me!"

Kickoff of 26th Anniversary Tour is presented by IWF Media LLC. Supporters include Nutley Parks & Recreation and Township Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci, Ocean Beach Sales and Rentals, Nutley Chamber of Commerce, TAPinto, Marketing Muscle, WRAT 95.9 FM, Magic 98.3 FM, and WRNJ 104.7 FM & 1510 AM.

Relay for Life of Nutley began 17 years ago and since IWF's involvement in 2012, the grapplers have raised $42,138 for American Cancer Society.

“Overall, as a community, we have raised over $1.45 million for American Cancer Society," stated Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci, Director of Nutley Parks and Recreation. "Our 17th Annual Relay For Life season has the potential to be one of our best fundraising years ever.”

During last year's 25th Anniversary Tour, $13,753.05 was raised for non-profit organizations at five events, including $7,707.07 for Michael Robert Cammett Jr. Memorial Foundation in North Arlington; $4,545.98 for American Cancer Society in Nutley; and $1,500.00 for City of New Brunswick Recreation.

IWF is slated to return to North Arlington High School and New Brunswick Middle School later this year.

Established in 1998, award-winning IWF Wrestling produced 719 family-friendly Live Events and Fundraisers with WWE Hall of Famers and Legends in 47 cities throughout New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Connecticut.

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