wXw has announced the first performers for their ‘Road To’ 16 Carat Gold event in January. The German based company will be heading to London’s Dome in Tufnell Park on January 26th.

The confirmed names include:

  • wXw Unified World Champion Ilja Dragunov
  • Chris Brookes
  • Timothy Thatcher
  • David Starr
  • Kyle Fletcher (Aussie Open)
  • Mark Davis (Aussie Open)
  • Lucky Kid
  • Bobby Gunns
  • Francis Kaspin
  • Jay Skillet

wXw’s 16 Carat Gold tournament is 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.