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The International Wrestling Association (IWA) is a wrestling promotion in Puerto Rico. Started in 1994 by promoter Victor Quiñones. The company was a member of the National Wrestling Alliance until 2001. IWA was also a WWE Developmental territory from 1999-2001. Image File history File links IWApr. ... Image File history File links IWApr. ... A wrestling promotion is a company or business that performs regular shows involving professional wrestling for monetary gain. ... Victor Quiñones (died 2006) was the founder and owner of International Wrestling Association. ... National Wrestling Alliance logo The National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) is the governing body for a group of independent professional wrestling promotions and sanctions various NWA championships. ...


The IWA is probably the fastest growing promotion in Puerto Rico of the past few years. In recent years, it has given the island's long-standing promotion, World Wrestling Council a tough competition, featuring younger local and international stars.[citation needed] The World Wrestling Council is one of Puerto Ricos two main professional wrestling promotions, the other one being the International Wrestling Association. ...


This promotion should not be confused with another IWA, which was started up by Eddie Einhorn and operated in the mid 1970s. Einhorn's IWA was arguably the first concentrated effort to create a single, nationally-touring wrestling promotion, competing directly against the members of the National Wrestling Alliance. Eddie Einhorn was the owner of the Chicago White Sox. ... National Wrestling Alliance logo The National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) is the governing body for a group of independent professional wrestling promotions and sanctions various NWA championships. ...

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TV Shows that the IWA produces every week

  • IWA Impacto Total - Saturdays on WKAQ-TV 1:00pm-3:00pm AST
  • IWA Zona Caliente - Sundays on WKAQ-TV 1:00pm-3:00pm
  • IWA Zona Impactante - Thursdays on Video Max 8:00pm-9:00pm

IWA - TWC!Fight, UK only. WKAQ-TV is a full-power television station located in San Juan, Puerto Rico transmitting over analog channel 2, digital 28. ...


Yearly Events that the IWA hosts every year

  • Histeria Boricua (January)
  • Juicio Final (April)
  • IWA Victor The Bodyguard /Jose Miguel Perez Memorial Cup (June)
  • Summer Attitude (July)
  • Armaggedon (August)
  • Golpe de Estado (September)
  • Hardcore Weekend (October)
  • Christmas in Puerto Rico (December)

IWA Histeria Borquia is a yearly event that the International Wrestling Association has to kick off the year every January since 2001. ...

Current champions

  • IWA World Heavyweight Champion - Bison
  • IWA Intercontinental Champion - 'Jumping' Jeff Jeffries
  • IWA World Cruiserweight Champion - Carlitos
  • IWA World Tag Team Champions - El Diamante & Diabolico
  • IWA Hardcore Champion - Noel Rodriguez
  • IWA Womens Champion - Amazona

IWA Championships

The IWA World Heavyweight Championship is the top title contested for in the Puerto Rican professional wrestling promotion, the International Wrestling Association. ... The IWA World Cruiserweight Championship is a title for wrestlers that weigh 225 pounds and under that was being defended in the International Wrestling Association in Puerto Rico. ... IWA Intercontinental Heavyweight Championship is a secondary title being defended in the International Wrestling Association in Puerto Rico. ... IWA Hardcore Championship is a title contested under Hardcore Wrestling rules in the International Wrestling Association in Puerto Rico Category: ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... is the 329th day of the year (330th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ...

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