ONE Championship held the official “ONE: Dawn of Valor” open workout at the Syena Martial Arts Center in Jakarta, Indonesia on October 22, 2019. It was attended by eight mixed martial artists including Stefer “The Lion” Rahardian, 32, of Jakarta, Indonesia.
Rahardian is a ONE Jakarta Flyweight Tournament Champion. He trains out of Bali MMA in Bali, Indonesia and Jakarta Muay Thai and MMA in Jakarta.
The “ONE: Dawn of Valor” fight night will take place at the Istora Senayan in Jakarta on October 25, 2019. One of the matches on the card is a strawweight bout between Rahardian and Adrian “Papua Badboy” Mattheis, 26, of Jakarta.
Mattheis is a ONE Strawweight Indonesia Tournament Champion. He is training out of Tigershark Fighting Academy in Jakarta.
“I’m coming into this fight highly motivated because I need to get back on track,” Rahardian stated. “My last few bouts haven’t ended the way I wanted them to but I believe I am more than ready to turn things around this time.”
“I’ve been hard at work, honing my skills and now I’m ready to showcase my improvements,” the Bali MMA and Jakarta Muay Thai and MMA representative continued. “Adrian Mattheis is a great fighter and since we are both from Indonesia, I know we will put on a great fight for our fans and our countrymen.”
Rahardian and Mattheis’s countrymen Eko Roni Saputra, 27, and Priscilla “Thathi” Hertati Lumban Gaol, 31, also took part in the “ONE: Dawn of Valor” open workout. Reigning ONE Welterweight World Champion Zebaztian “The Bandit” Kadestam, 28, of Sweden, Kiamrian “Brazen” Abbasov, 26, of Kyrgyzstan, Kaji “Alpha” Ebin, 26, of Manila, Philippines and Bozhena “Toto” Antoniyar, 24, of Yangon, Myanmar participated, as well.
Rahardian has been competing in ONE Championship since 2015. He is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu specialist and a protege of Carlson Gracie.
From 2015 to early 2018, Rahardian was an undefeated fighter. However, his record was broken in mid-2018 and now he is riding a four-bout losing streak.
Here is a clip from the “ONE: Dawn of Valor” workout: