Alex “Little Rock” Silva, 36, of Brazil will face Stefer “The Lion” Rahardian, 32, of Indonesia at “ONE: Dreams of Gold.” ONE Championship will hold the combat sports event at the Impact Arena in Bangkok, Thailand on August 16, 2019.
“ONE: Dreams of Gold” will feature mixed martial arts, kickboxing and Muay Thai. One of the MMA bouts is between Silva and Rahardian, who wil compete in the strawweight division.
A former ONE Strawweight World Champion, Silva is on the comeback trail looking to redeem himself following a handful of setbacks. A Copa do Mundo World Champion in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu with over 15 years of experience, he has won numerous regional and national titles in Brazil and is a 3rd degree black belt.
An Indonesian grappling specialist, Rahardian is the former ONE Jakarta Flyweight Tournament Champion and is one of the finest martial arts talents to emerge from Indonesia. Five of his eight victories have come by submission.
In the main event of “ONE: Dreams of Gold,” Ilias Ennahachi, 23, of the Netherlands will challenge reigning ONE Flyweight Kickboxing World Champion “The Baby Shark” Petchdam Petchyindee Academy, 21, of Thailand. Also on the card is the rematch between Giorgio “The Doctor” Petrosyan, 33, of Italy and “Smokin’” Jo Nattawut, 29, of Thailand for the ONE Featherweight Kickboxing World Grand Prix semi-finals.
Ticket information for “ONE: Dreams of Gold” is available at www.onefc.com. Meanwhile, here is a teaser for the upcoming ONE Championship event: