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ECPW Wrestling Raising Funds for St. Jude at American Dream Meadowlands

East Coast Pro Wrestling (ECPW) is setting up its ring at the ever-versatile The Rink at American Dream Meadowlands in East Rutherford, New Jersey to do battle for charity on Saturday, July 13.

Hosted by ECPW founder and former pro wrestler Gino Caruso — also known as “Mr. Italy,” — the event is a fundraiser for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Bell time is 7 p.m.

The family-friendly sports entertainment show will blend the best from wrestling’s past, present and future. There will be eight matches, four titles defended, plus 20 man bunkhouse over the top battle royal.

Some of the featured wrestlers include:

  • Tommy Dreamer
  • Chris Masters
  • The Patriot
  • Bull James
  • F.B.I.
  • Salvatore Sincere
  • Axrieal
  • and more!

Tickets starts at $20 for the 3rd level; $25 for the 2nd level; and $30 for ringside seats. Buy tickets online here. More information can be found at ECPW or American Dream.

ECPW World Heavyweight Champion Caruso was trained by Rocky Jones, who also helped co-found ECPW in 1991. Jones died Aug. 8, 2022 of Throat Cancer.

Caruso has competed in WWE, WCW, ECW, the NWA, and other independent leagues. Today, he trains wrestlers and runs shows in New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania.

Cindy Capitani is the Communications & Content Manager at the Meadowlands Chamber. Send press releases and inquiries to