Japan, Indonesia and the Philippines were represented at “ONE: Dreams of Gold.” ONE Championship held the combat sports event at the Impact Arena in Bangkok, Thailand on August 16, 2019.
Featured on the “ONE: Dreams of Gold” card were seven mixed martial arts fights and seven ONE Super Series contests, which were three kickboxing matches and four Muay Thai contests. The second bout of the evening was between Alaverdi “Dagger” Ramazanov, 23, of Russia and Ognjen Topic, 33, of Serbia and the United States
Including Japan, Indonesia and the Philippines, 19 countries were represented at “ONE: Dreams of Gold.” The others were Brazil, Cambodia, China, Cuba, Cyprus, France, India, Italy, the Netherlands, Russia, Serbia, South Korea, Thailand, Vietnam, the United Kingdom and the United States.
Sawada was one of the three fighters who represented Japan. Calim was one of the three fighters who represented Indonesia and at the same time solely represented the Philippines.
Born on October 10, 1997 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Calim is of Filipino and Indonesian descent. He is an Indonesian Karate Champion.
“ONE: Dreams of Gold” marked Calim’s third ONE Championship bout. He is training out of Han Academy in Surakarta , Indonesia and in Indogym in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Born on November 27, 1995 in Meguro-ku, Tokyo, Sawada has been competing professionally since 2013. He won two ONE Warrior Series bouts in 2018.
Sawada made his ONE Championship debut at “ONE: Dreams of Gold.” He is training out of Evolve MMA in Singapore.
Sawada and Calim competed in an MMA match in the strawweight division. Yoshinori Umeki served as the referee.
Umeki put a stop to the strawweight contest after 1 minute and 9 seconds in the first round. Sawada submitted Calim via rear-naked choke.
Winning at “ONE: Dreams of Gold” improved the professional MMA record of Sawada to 12 wins and 4 losses. On the other hand, Calim now has 5 wins and 4 losses.
Check the complete list of “ONE: Dreams of Gold” results on Conan Daily. Here is a recap:
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