Ilias Ennahachi new ONE Flyweight Kickboxing champion
ONE Championship returned to the Impact Arena in Bangkok, Thailand on August 16. The event, billed as “Dreams of Gold”, featured a mixed-fight card comprising kickboxing, Muay Thai and MMA.
The headline-bout saw Petchdam Petchyindee Academy making his first defense of flyweight kickboxing title against new-comer Ilias Ennahachi. The scheduled for five rounds contest didn’t go the distance. The latter claimed the win, as well as the belt, by knockout in the third round.
— FIGHTMAG (@fightmag) August 16, 2019
“Following a tempered opening round, Ennahachi picked up the pace in the second with some crisp boxing, tagging Petchdam with solid combinations. Although Petchdam was game all throughout the contest, Ennahachi finished the job in the third round, overwhelming the Thai star with even more punches to earn the knockout victory. Ennahachi, in his debut, became the first man to stop Petchdam on the ONE Super Series stage,” reads the event recap sent out by the promotion.
In the co-main event Giorgio Petrosyan stopped Jo Nattawut in the first round to advance to the final of ONE Featherweight Kickboxing World Grand Prix. Another semi-final saw Samy Sana taking a majority decision against Dzhabar Askerov.
Also on the night Muay Thai and kickboxing atomweight champion Stamp Fairtex made her second appearance as a mixed martial artist earning the win against Asha Roka by submission in the third round. As well, Muangthai PK.Saenchaimuaythaigym came out victorious by unanimous decision from his bantamweight Muay Thai battle against Kenta Yamada.
The complete fight results from ONE Dreams of Gold can be found below.
Ilias Ennahachi def. Petchdam Petchyindee Academy by KO (R3 at 0:59)
Giorgio Petrosyan def. Jo Nattawut by KO at (R1 at 2:50)
Stamp Fairtex def. Asha Roka by submission (Rear Naked Choke, R3 at 1:29)
Samy Sana def. Dzhabar Askerov by majority decision
Alex Silva def. Stefer Rahardian by submission (Armbar, R2 at 4:55)
Muangthai PK.Saenchaimuaythaigym def. Kenta Yamada by unanimous decision
Thanh Le def. Kotetsu Boku by KO (R1 at 1:28)
Lerdsila Phuket Top Team def. Savvas Michael by TKO (R2 at 0:29)
Yusup Saadulaev def. Dae Hwan Kim by unanimous decision
Chan Rothana def. Gustavo Balart by unanimous decision
Bangpleenoi Petchyindee Academy def. Liam Nolan by majority decision
Ryuto Sawada def. Aziz Calim by submission (Rear Naked Choke, R1 at 1:09)
Alaverdi Ramazanov def. Ognjen Topic by TKO (R1 at 2:25)
Zhao Zhi Kang def. Paul Lumihi by submission (Rear Naked Choke, R2 at 4:08)