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Petchdam Petchyindee Academy: Ilias Ennahachi is well-versed in kickboxing

Petchdam Petchyindee Academy (© ONE Championship)

Petchdam Petchyindee Academy (© ONE Championship)

ONE Flyweight Kickboxing World Champion “The Baby Shark” Petchdam Petchyindee Academy, 21, was one of the Thai martial artists who attended the official “ONE: Dreams of Gold” open workout on July 25, 2019. It took place at the Golden Tulip Sovereign Hotel in Bangkok, Thailand.

Including Petchdam, six fighters will represent Thailand at “ONE: Dreams of Gold.” The others are “Smokin” Jo Nattawut, 29, ONE Atomweight Kickboxing and Muay Thai World Champion Stamp Fairtex, 21, Bangpleenoi Petchyindee Academy, 25, Lerdsila Phuket Top Team, 38, and Muangthai PK.Saenchaimuaythaigym, 21.

Muangthai PK.Saenchaimuaythaigym, Lerdsila Phuket Top Team, Jo Nattawut, Petchdam Petchyindee Academy, Stamp Fairtex, Bangpleenoi Petchyindee Academy (© ONE Championship)

Muangthai PK.Saenchaimuaythaigym, Lerdsila Phuket Top Team, Jo Nattawut, Petchdam Petchyindee Academy, Stamp Fairtex, Bangpleenoi Petchyindee Academy (© ONE Championship)

ONE Championship will hold “ONE: Dreams of Gold” at the Impact Arena in Bangkok on August 16, 2019. In the main event, Petchdam will defend his title from Ilias Ennahachi, 23, of the Netherlands.

“I am excited to get back in the ring and prove myself again in ONE Super Series,” Petchdam stated during the open workout. “Becoming ONE World Champion is one of the greatest achievements of my career and it is such an honor to represent Thailand on the biggest global stage of competition. My opponent is another tough one, who is also well-versed in the kickboxing style.”

Petchdam Petchyindee Academy, Stamp Fairtex (© ONE Championship)

Petchdam Petchyindee Academy, Stamp Fairtex (© ONE Championship)

“I have to be at my best for this fight but I am confident that my skill and power will carry me to victory,” Petchdam continued. “I’m training very hard for this fight and I want to give the fans a good show.”

Here is a clip from the “ONE: Dreams of Gold” open workout at the Golden Tulip Sovereign Hotel:

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