Live stream will be available after this brief ad from our sponsors
Loading Events

Upcoming Events



April 14
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Event Category:


Nutley Recreation Center
75 Franklin Avenue
Nutley, NJ 07110 United States
+ Google Map
Independent Wrestling Federation
75 Franklin Avenue, Nutley, NJ 07110
CONTACT: Kevin Knight [email protected]
21st Annual LOUD & PROUD Event to Benefit Relay For Life!
Tickets On-Sale Now as Local Stars Unite for Charity!
(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 own Master of Chaos Kevin Knight, plus IWF Hall of Famer's Fifth Element Roman Zachary, Phat Daddy Biggie Biggs, Outlaw Shane O'Brien and Shawn Donavan.  Also set to appear are First-Class Justin Adams, Southside Slugger Tony Graves, The Atkins Brothers, Dark Oracle Sage, Soul Train Nick Shin and Referee Barry Delaney. 
Making his wrestling debut is Nutley's Frank Pignataro, a champion bodybuilder and former amateur boxer and MMA competitor.  Event hosts include IWF Hall of Famers Mad Dawg Jenkins and The Commish AJ Sparxx.  More stars will be announced in the coming weeks for this one-night-only reunion event.
Special guests include Legendary WWE and WCW Ring Announcer Gary Michael Cappetta, New Jersey Hall of Fame Broadcaster Bert Baron from "Jersey Central" on 1450 WCTC-AM Radio, David LaGreca from "Busted Open" on Sirius XM Radio, and "East Side" Dave McDonald from WRAT, 95.9 The RAT!
“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 will be a sports experience that delivers edge-of-your-seat thrills and is affordable for the entire family.  Doors open 6:30 pm for All Access FanFest with Wrestler Meet & Greet.  
“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 hard-hitting, high-flying energy!”
Tickets are $25 and $20, and available online at, or Parks & Rec Office weekdays 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.  Supporting the event are Nutley Parks & Recreation Department, 1450 WCTC-AM Radio, Ocean Beach Sales and Rentals of Lavallette, and Clinical Sports Labs.  For information, call 973-284-4966.
"The IWF superstars continue to donate their time and amazing talent for this extraordinary event," said Bert Baron.  "WCTC is more than honored to support this tremendous cause." 
Established in 1998, the award-winning Independent Wrestling Federation produced more than 700 Live Events throughout New Jersey.  The nationally-accredited IWF Wrestling School, based in Woodland Park and Nutley, saw 44 graduates receive WWE and NXT tryouts with 11 gaining full-time employment in the ring and behind the scenes.  Home-grown prospects from 20 states and nine countries competed in matches across the world, with many appearing in TV shows and commercials.
For more information, find IWF on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube @WrestlingIWF.
The 12th Annual Relay for Life of Nutley, the signature fundraising event for American Cancer Society, takes place Friday, May 18, 6:00 pm at DeMuro Park.  For more Relay information, visit, or find them on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @NutleyRelay.