Lio Rush Announced For wXw 16 Carat Gold Tournament

Lio Rush is heading to Germany for wXw's 16 Carat Gold Tournament. 

It was announced on social media that the former NXT Cruiserweight Champion will be at the tournament, running from March 6 to 8. 

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The 16 Carat Gold Tournament is a 16-wrestler, single elimination tournament that features some of the top wrestlers in the world. This year's field include the likes of Cara Noir, Eddie Kingston, Lucky Kid and Mike Bailey. 

The tournament has been running every year since 2006 when Baron von Hagen won the tournament. Since then, notable names such as Kassius Ohno, WALTER, Shingo Takagi, Sami  Zayn, Zack Sabre Jr., Ilja Dragunov and Aleister Black have gone on to win the entire tournament.

Rush held the NXT Cruiserweight title from October to December 2019, dropping the belt to Angel Garza on an episode of NXT, ending his reign at 63 days.

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