wXw has announced the next name for 2019’s 16 Carat Gold tournament. The company has confirmed that David Starr will be taking part in the tournament. Starr is one of the more underrated talents on the UK/European scene, he is currently a free agent. The likes of AEW, NJPW and ROH are likely to start taking notice with his recent performances across the globe.
This follows the news that NXT Superstar Axel Dieter Jr/Marcel Barthel will be making his way home to Germany. The former wXw and PROGRESS star will be in Oberhausen March 8th-10th to take part in the prestigious event. Other names confirmed for the tournament includeWALTER, Daisuke Sekimoto, Pentagon Jr, Fenix, Jurn Simmons, Chris Brookes, Timothy Thatcher, Shigehiro Irie, Mark Davis, “Avalanche” Robert Dreissker and Rey Horus.
Dieter Jr recently appeared as part of the company’s Anniversary event. The NXT Superstar took part in a six-man tag team match alongside Ringkampf members Timothy Thatcher and WALTER. The team faced NXT UK Superstars Pete Dunne, Trent Seven and Tyler Bate.