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IWF WRESTLING FUNDRAISER APRIL 14, 2018 NUTLEY

21st Annual LOUD & PROUD Event to Benefit Relay For Life!

Tickets On-Sale Now as Local Stars Unite for Charity!

21st Annual IWF LOUD & PROUD to benefit Relay For Life

Posted: November 16, 2017

(NUTLEY, NJ) ~ Get ready for adrenaline-charged excitement as Independent Wrestling Federation presents a family-friendly Live Event Saturday, April 14, 2018, 7:30 pm to benefit American Cancer Society's Relay For Life at Rec Center, 44 Park Avenue, Nutley, NJ.

Headlining IWF’s action-packed 21st Annual LOUD & PROUD extravaganza are Nutley’s Master of Chaos Kevin Knight, plus IWF Hall of Famer's Fifth Element Roman Zachary, Phat Daddy Biggie Biggs and Outlaw Shane O'Brien.  Also set to appear are First-Class Justin Adams, Southside Slugger Tony Graves and The Atkins Brothers.  Event hosts include IWF Hall of Famers Mad Dawg Jenkins and The Commish AJ Sparxx.  Many more stars will be announced in the coming weeks for this one-night-only reunion event.

“Relay For Life is a spectacular display of how our community continuously comes together to fight for a cause we truly believe in, and this promises to be our biggest year yet with your help,” said Mauro G. Tucci, Commissioner of Parks & Recreation.

This event will be a sports experience that delivers edge-of-your seat thrills and is affordable for the entire family.  Tickets are $25 and $20, and available online now at CampIWF.com.  Tickets will also be available starting January 3, 2018 at Rec Office weekdays 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.  For information, call 973-284-4966.

Doors open 6:30 pm for All-Access FanFest with Wrestler Meet & Greet.  Supporting the event are Nutley Parks & Recreation Department, 1450 WCTC-AM, Busted Open on Sirius XM, TAPinto Nutley, and Clinical Sports Labs.

You will witness the unexpected and unforgettable as the best of sports and entertainment collide to create a memorable event,” said Kevin Knight, who serves on Relay Leadership Committee.  “Fans of all ages will enjoy our unbelievable athleticism and energy!”

Independent Wrestling Federation, established in 1998, produces Live Events, and trains WWE and NXT stars.  For information, find IWF on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube @WrestlingIWF.

   


 

Upcoming Radio Interviews:
Kevin Knight and Gary Michael Cappetta 
Legendary WWE & WCW Ring Announcer
Gary Michael Cappetta
Master of Chaos Kevin Knight 
WCTC 1450 AM Radio    
Thursday, October 26, 2017, 8 AM
1450 WCTC-AM Radio "Jersey Central" w/ Bert Baron
      
      

 
    

IWF Wrestling School Graduates Receive WWE Tryouts

Congratulations to Justin Adams, Tony Graves & Atkins Brothers!

First-Class Justin Adams Southside Slugger Tony Graves The Atkins Brothers

Posted: August 6, 2017 

(NEW JERSEY)- Four more outstanding graduates from Independent Wrestling Federation Training School in New Jersey will receive WWE tryout opportunities in the coming weeks.  IWF American Champion First-Class Justin Adams, former IWF Tag Team Champion Southside Slugger Tony Graves, and IWF Tag Team Champions Brian and Robert Atkins have a chance to make their ultimate dream a reality.

Former standout baseball player turned professional wrestler, Justin Adams is the IWF American Champion, having won the title on June 24, 2017.  He is also a former two-time IWF Junior Heavyweight Champion.  A native of Staten Island, NY, he began training at IWF Wrestling School in November 2015, debuted on Live Events in January 2016, and graduated from the program in June 2016.

 
After spending nearly seven years in the United States Army as a Specialist, Tony Graves is one-half of the former IWF Tag Team Champions "The Street Kings."  Hailing from the streets of South Philadelphia, Graves began training at IWF Wrestling School in July 2015, debuted on Live Events in October 2015, and graduated from the program in March 2016.

The Atkins Brothers, former NCAA Division 1 amateur wrestlers, transitioned flawlessly into the pro game and won the 13th Annual Commissioner's Cup Tag Team Tournament on June 17, 2017.  The duo from Midland Park, NJ, then won the IWF Tag Team Titles on June 24, 2017.  They began training at IWF Wrestling School in November 2016 and graduated from the program in June 2017.

Adams and Graves will participate at WWE Events including SummerSlam, Monday Night Raw, SmackDown Live, and NXT at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY, August 19 to 22.  The Atkins Brothers will participate at WWE Events in the Fall. 

Head coach at the nationally-accredited IWF Wrestling School is Kevin Knight, a 21-year professional in the sports-entertainment industry.  A total of 44 IWF graduates received WWE tryouts with 11 gaining full-time employment, both in the ring and behind the scenes.  Since its inception in 1999, home-grown prospects from 20 states and nine countries have competed in matches across the world, with many also appearing in TV shows and commercials.

Famous graduates include WWE Superstar Darren Young from Union, NJ, and WWE Referees Shawn Bennett from Butler, NJ and Danilo Anfibio from Woodland Park, NJ.  The school is endorsed by WWE Hall of Famers and Legends who serve as Guest Coaches, including Tito Santana, Honky Tonk Man, John Bradshaw Layfield, Bushwhacker Luke, Dr. Tom Prichard, Rip Rogers and more.

For more Independent Wrestling Federation information, find IWF on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram @WrestlingIWF.

 


  

IWF THE END Live Event & Hall of Fame Ceremony
 
 
 



 

WWE Superstar Darren Young visits IWF Wrestling School WWE Superstar Darren Young visits IWF Wrestling School 
WWE Referee Shawn Bennett Visits IWF Wrestling School
        
   

Military Veterans to Receive Free IWF Wrestling Training:

‘Freedom to Wrestle’ Contest Gives Wrestling Scholarship

to Veterans at World Famous Training Facility in Nutley, NJ

IWF Military Veteran Wrestling Training 

Updated: November 1, 2016

(NUTLEY, NJ)- To kick off their 20th year, Independent Wrestling Federation partners with Nutley Chamber of Commerce for ‘Freedom to Wrestle’ contest saluting Military Veterans.

Two professional wrestling training scholarships for Veterans will be awarded at the nationally-accredited IWF Wrestling School in Nutley, NJ, with a male and female selected.

In addition, the winners take part in a special Meet & Greet with WWE Superstar Darren Young, an IWF Wrestling School graduate.

Kevin Knight, a Nutley resident and 20-year IWF professional wrestler, will teach the Veterans all the moves needed to be successful in the sports-entertainment industry.

“Men and women from all walks of life travel to Nutley daily in the hopes of becoming a WWE Superstar,” said Kevin Knight, head coach at IWF Wrestling School.  “The military keeps us free so our aspiring grapplers can pursue their dreams.  Now, IWF gives back and provides a special opportunity for Veterans.”

FOX News contributor Steven Rogers, a Township of Nutley Commissioner and Board of Education member, Senior Military Intelligence Officer, and retired Lieutenant Commander of United States Navy Reserves, stated, “Kevin Knight is a role model for every American patriot in this nation.  He continues to do his part to provide our Veterans opportunities to move forward.  This is a program that should be duplicated nationwide.  As a Veteran, I salute IWF.”

Kim Mulligan from WDHA-FM Radio, and Bert Baron from WCTC-AM Radio select the winners.  The vets will be included in 20th Annual IWF LOUD ‘n’ PROUD Live Event April 8, 2017 to benefit Relay For Life, and receive nutritional products from Clinical Sports Labs.

“Veterans are some of the most inspiring men and women around,” said Kim Mulligan, host of The Morning Jolt on WDHA.  “IWF's commitment to Veterans and the community is so genuine.  I'm grateful to be involved with this program.”

“These heroes put their own dreams on hold to defend the very freedoms we enjoy each and every day,” said Bert Baron, host of Jersey Central on WCTC.  “I can't think of a more fitting way to say ‘thank you’ then to afford them this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.”

Clinical Sports Labs CEO Michael Carrubba stated, “Clinical Sports Labs realizes and appreciates the tremendous commitment it takes to serve your Country in the Armed Forces, which is why we are supporting this cause to reward our Veterans.”

“The Nutley Chamber of Commerce is always supportive of our Veterans,” said Daniel Leon, Chamber President and longtime community leader.  “We are pleased to help provide them with exciting opportunities within the Township of Nutley.”

Veterans from New Jersey and the New York City area are eligible and can apply by November 23 at CampIWF.com.  Military ID and proof of service required.  Winners to be selected November 28.  IWF will also donate a limited number of Live Event tickets to applicants.

IWF trains prospects from 20 states and nine countries who compete in matches across the world.  39 IWF graduates received WWE tryouts with 11 gaining full-time employment.

IWF produces Live Events where students showcase skills for family and friends, and hosts Birthday Parties where guests are treated to dinner and a show.  For information, visit CampIWF.com, or find IWF on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram @WrestlingIWF.

Kevin Knight and WWE Superstar Darren Young at IWF Wrestling School Nutley Chamber of Commerce Steven Rogers Foundation WCTC 1450 AM Radio Clinical Sports Labs | Sports Nutrition Supplements