Incorporated in 2015 as IGNITE Entertainment, LLC IGNITE Wrestling held it’s first event, “Treasure Coast Takeover”, on January 15, 2016 in Port St. Lucie, Florida before rebranding later that same month.
IGNITE Wrestling is owned by Kim Artlip, one of only four women in the United States to own a Professional Wrestling Company. In March 2016, IGNITE Wrestling announced a partnership with FITE to feature IGNITE events through their On-Demand service.
Since it’s debut in January 2016, IGNITE has put on events across the Treasure Coast and Florida, including: Port St. Lucie, Fort Pierce, Vero Beach, and Okeechobee. Several current and former WWE, TNA, and ROH stars have appeared at IGNITE Wrestling events, including: current WWE Superstar Lince Dorado, current ROH star Lio Rush, WWE Legend Teddy Long, former WWE Superstar Jesus Rodriguez, former TNA star Santana Garrett, former WWE NXT star Leva Bates, former WWE NXT star Martin Stone, and more!
In January 2017, IGNITE Wrestling took yet another bold step forward as we restructured under IGNITE Advocacy, Inc with IGNITE Wrestling Inc now operating as a community outreach and fundraising mechanism through our sports events.