WAYNE, NJ – Roxbury resident, teacher and business owner Merced Solis - more widely known as WWE Hall of Famer Tito Santana - is participating in a family-friendly live wrestling event in October to raise money for Semper Fi Fund, a charity that provides resources and support for combat wounded, critically ill and catastrophically injured members of the U.S. Armed Forces and their families.

The Independent Wrestling Federation (IWF) event will take place Friday, Oct. 11 at 7:30 p.m. at the Wayne PAL Building, 1 PAL Drive, Wayne.

Joining Santana on the bill will be WWE Hall of Famer and Mr. USA Tony Atlas, NXT star Bull James Dempsey and legendary ring announcer Gary Michael Cappetta.

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IWF stars appearing include Master of Chaos Kevin Knight, Fifth Element Roman Zachary, Heartless Hellraiser Dracko, First-Class Justin Adams, Atkins Brothers, Dark Dragon Kareem West, Outlaw Shane O'Brien, Southside Slugger Tony Graves, Dark Oracle Sage, Mike Winner, Alicia, Mad Dawg Jenkins and East Side Dave.

Tickets are on sale at CampIWF.com and Semper Fi Fund. VIP packages, family and group specials are available online. A pre-event FanFest begins when doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Supporting the event are the  Lt. Cpl. Jedh C. Barker Marine Corps League Detachment and Ocean Beach Sales & Rentals. 

For information, find IWF on social media @WrestlingIWF.