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New Brunswick Hosts IWF 25th Anniversary Event December 10, 2022

Updated: Dec 9, 2022

Tickets On Sale Now as WWE Hall of Famer Tito Santana Headlines Fundraiser for City Recreation Program. Bell-Time 6 PM, Doors Open 5 PM.

* Parking: lot behind school on 9th St. & Joyce Kilmer Ave.

* Entrance: rear door behind school on Joyce Kilmer Ave.

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Middlesex County is bracing for full-throttle family fun as IWF Wrestling comes to New Brunswick, New Jersey for an adrenaline-charged Live Event on Saturday, December 10, 2022, 6:00 PM at New Brunswick Middle School.

Celebrating its 25th Anniversary this year, IWF features world-class athletes locked in intense competition of muscle and power, all to benefit City of New Brunswick Recreation. Tickets are available for purchase beginning Tuesday, October 25, 10:00 AM at!

Headlining the family-friendly entertainment extravaganza are WWE Hall of Famer Tito Santana, WWE Legend Nunzio, and New Jersey Broadcasters Association Hall of Famer Bert Baron.

Tito Santana is a two-time WWE Intercontinental Champion, two-time WWE Tag Team Champion, and competed in the first nine WrestleMania events. Nunzio is a former WWE Cruiserweight Champion and an ECW original. New Brunswick's own Bert Baron, host of B-Inspired Podcast and WRNJ Radio Morning Show, will emcee the 'ALIVE 25' Event.

Leading the path of destruction into New Brunswick are IWF Heavyweight Champion Dark Oracle Sage, IWF Tag Team Champion Master of Chaos Kevin Knight, IWF American Champion Supersonic KC Bonilla, All-American Robert Atkins, and East Side Dave McDonald.

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 Benjamin T. Asher, Justin Bongiovi, Jason Hendrix, Mad King Glenn Burgess, The Punisher Zay Spaulding, Rico Gold, Cacique Tone, Eric Perez, Ezon Leverett and Julian Mendez. Lineup subject to change.

"I am so excited to be a part of this event, and beyond thrilled that the superstars of IWF are coming to the City of New Brunswick," said event emcee Bert Baron, who is also the city's Public Information Officer. "This promises to be a night jam-packed with great family fun for a wonderful cause in the place I call my second home. The Hub City will be HOPPING for sure!"

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 fun.

Tickets are affordably priced for the whole family and available for purchase at Tickets also available at the door beginning at 5:00 PM on December 10. For more info, visit IWF on social media @WrestlingIWF.

"No independent wrestling organization brings the action like IWF," said East Side Dave McDonald, co-host of WRAT 95.9 Radio Morning Show. "Family-friendly yet with intense action, IWF is real wrestling for real wrestling fans with a suburb mix of legends, talented veterans and future, they've got me!"

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.

'ALIVE 25' is presented by IWF Media LLC. Supporters include City of New Brunswick, New Brunswick Board of Education, Ocean Beach Sales and Rentals of Lavallette, TAPinto, WRAT 95.9 Radio, Magic 98.3 Radio, WMTR 1250 Radio, Marketing Muscle of Nutley, Enforcer Fitness of Nutley, and Iron Revolution Gym of Howell.

Kickoff of IWF silver anniversary celebration began in North Arlington on November 20, 2021, continued in Nutley on April 23, 2022, and back to North Arlington on October 8, 2022. During that span, $7,707.07 was raised for Michael Robert Cammett Jr. Memorial Foundation, and $4,545.98 for American Cancer Society.

Established in 1998, award-winning IWF Wrestling produced 718 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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