Thailand and the Netherlands 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 main event of the evening was between reigning ONE Flyweight Kickboxing World Champion “The Baby Shark” Petchdam Petchyindee Academy, 21, of Thailand and Ilias Ennahachi, 23, of the Netherlands.
Including the Netherlands and Thailand, 19 countries were represented at “ONE: Dreams of Gold.” The others were Brazil, Cambodia, China, Cuba, Cyprus, France, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, the Philippines, Russia, Serbia, South Korea, Vietnam, the United Kingdom and the United States.
Ennahachi solely represented the Netherlands. Petchyindee was one of the six fighters who represented Thailand.
Born on in Ultrecht, Netherlands on May 15, 1996, Ennahachi has been competing professionally since 2014. He made his ONE Super Series debut at “ONE: Dreams of Gold.”
Ennahachi is of Dutch and Moroccan descent. He is training out of SB Gym in Ultrecht.
Born in 1998 in Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand, Petchdam has been competing professionally since 2014. He joined ONE Super Series in 2018.
“ONE: Dreams of Gold” marked Petchdam’s fifth ONE Super Series bout. He is training out of Petchyindee Academy in Bangkok.
Ennahachi challenged Petchdam for the ONE Flyweight Kickboxing World Championship title. Atsushi Onari served as the referee.
Onari put a stop to the title bout after 59 seconds in the third round. Ennahachi knocked out Petchdam.
Winning at “ONE: Dreams of Gold” improved the professional kickboxing record of Ennahachi to 35 wins and 3 losses. On the other hand, Petchdam now has 94 wins, 16 losses and 7 draws.
Check the complete list of “ONE: Dreams of Gold” results on Conan Daily. Here is a recap:
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