NORTH ARLINGTON, NJ – The jaw-dropping action of IWF Wrestling returns to North Arlington, New Jersey for an adrenaline-charged Live Event on Saturday, October 8, 2022, 7:00 PM at North Arlington High School.

Celebrating its 25th Anniversary this year, IWF features world-class athletes locked in intense competition of muscle and power, all to benefit Michael Robert Cammett Jr. Memorial Foundation.  Tickets are available for purchase now at!

Headlining the family-friendly entertainment extravaganza are WWE Hall of Famer and World Bodybuilding Hall of Famer Mr. USA Tony Atlas, and WWE Legend Gillberg.

Tony Atlas is a former WWE Tag Team Champion and winner of the Mr. Universe and Mr. USA Bodybuilding Competitions.  The popular Gillberg is the longest-reigning WWE Light-heavyweight Champion of all-time.

Other stars on the bill include IWF Heavyweight Champion Dark Oracle Sage, IWF Tag Team Champion Master of Chaos Kevin Knight, IWF American Champion Cyborg Rick Recon, and The Atkins Brothers.

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 Supersonic KC Bonilla, Jayden Stehle, Justin Bongiovi, Benjamin T. Asher, Glenn Burgess, Zay Spaulding, Jason Hendrix, Eloy Fiesta, and more.  Lineup subject to change.

And also scheduled to be there is 95.9 The Rat’s co-host of the Morning Rat Race…”East Side” Dave McDonald!   While Dave technically has been in wrestling for 15 years (his first match was in 2007)…he has amassed a terrible record of 0 and 15.   Says Dave:

“No independent wrestling organization in Jersey brings it like the IWF!   Family-friendly yet with intense action, IWF gives fans fantastic local wrestling that delivers fun and excitement!   Oh, and the IWF also features yours truly…’East Side’ Dave McDonald…recently named the 184th smartest manager/wrestler in Monmouth County!”
East Side Dave of the Morning Rat Race (6 to 10 AM)

East Side Dave of the Morning Rat Race (6 to 10 AM)


Trained to perfection (East Side Dave excluded), 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 fun.

Event Host is New Jersey Broadcasters Association Hall of Famer Bert Baron.  A ceremony will honor Golden Boy Michael Cammett – North Arlington High School Class of 2015, IWF Hall of Fame Class of 2021, and IWF Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient.

“Michael Cammett was an amazing athlete and an even better person,” said Bert Baron, host of B-Inspired Podcast.  “October 8th will be a celebration of his life and legacy, and I am honored to be a part of this special IWF event.

Tickets are affordably priced for the whole family and are available for purchase now at  For more info, visit IWF on social media @WrestlingIWF.

The event is presented by IWF Media LLC.  Supporters include North Arlington Board of Education, TAPinto Nutley, Ocean Beach Sales and Rentals of Lavallette, Marketing Muscle of Nutley, Enforcer Fitness of Nutley, and Iron Revolution Gym of Howell.

Since 1998, award-winning IWF produced 717 live events in 47 cities throughout New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Connecticut benefiting American Cancer Society, Semper Fi & America’s Fund, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Tomorrow’s Children’s Fund, Twin Towers Orphan Fund, American Red Cross, United Way, Special Olympics New Jersey, Michael Robert Cammett Jr. Memorial Foundation, Hayden’s Heart INC., Nutley Policemen and Firefighters’ Benevolent Associations, and high school athletic and academic programs in Middletown, New Providence, North Arlington, Nutley, Verona and West Orange, NJ.

"East Side" Dave McDonald. Co-Host Of The Morning Rat Race (6 to 10 AM). Digital Content Coordinator & Producer.