wXw has announced the next name for 2019’s 16 Carat Gold tournament. The company has confirmed that Pentagon Jr will be making his way to Germany. The former Lucha Underground star will be appearing in Oberhausen March 8th-10th to take part in the prestigious event. The other confirmed name for the event is Big Japan’s Daisuke Sekimoto.
Since leaving Lucha Underground Pentagon has been heavily featured on the international independent scene. The Lucha star had a critically acclaimed bout against Kenny Omega at the ALL IN event earlier this year and has been seen on cards across Europe, South America and beyond.
wXw’s 16 Carat Gold tournament is currently regarded as one of the most prestigious in European wrestling. Several top WWE/NXT stars have appeared in and won the event. These include Aleister Black, Sami Zayn and Kassius Ohno. WALTER and Zack Sabre Jr are also synonymous with the event.
The 2017 and 2018 iterations of the tournament are widely regarded as two of the greatest in European wrestling history, you can check them out now on wXw’s on demand service, it certainly matches up to the annual New Japan G1 and PROGRESS Super Strong 16 tournaments on quality.
— wXw Germany (@wXwGermany) December 2, 2018