ONE Championship: Filipino strawweight Ramon Gonzales off ONE: Dreams of Gold in Bangkok

By ABS-CBN Sports on Aug 16, 2019 04:27 PM

Ramon Gonzales made weight, but was unable to reach the necessary hydration mark for ONE: Dreams of Gold in Bangkok, Thailand.

Filipino strawweight contender Ramon "The Bicolano" Gonzales will no longer be competing at ONE: Dreams of Gold in Bangkok, Thailand this Friday, August 16th. 

According to ONE Championship, Gonzales failed the Weight and Hydration process resulting in the cancellation of his card-opening bout against China's Hexigetu. 

Gonzales was able to make weight, coming in at the strawwweight limit of 57.6-kilograms, but was unable to reach the needed hydration value to be cleared to compete.

Gonzales, who is currently 3-1 under the Singapore-based martial arts promotion, is currently riding an impressive three-bout winning streak, with all of the wins coming via submission first-round submission. 

The Pinoy was targeting his fourth-straight win against a tough test in Hexigetu. 

ONE: Dreams of Gold will be headlined by a ONE Flyweight Kickboxing World Championship bout between champion Petchdam "The Baby Shark" Petchyindee Academy of Thailand and challenger Ilias Ennahachi of the Netherlands. 

In the co-main event, Thailand's 'Smokin' Jo Nattawut meets Giorgio "The Doctor" Petrosyan in a ONE Featherweight Kickboxing World Grand Prix semi-final bout. 

Also on the card, reigning two-sport world champion Stamp Fairtex makes her return to mixed martial arts to welcome Indian prospect Asha "The Knockout Queen" Roka. 


Catch ONE: Dreams of Gold LIVE on Friday, August 16th at 9:30 PM on ABS-CBN S+A channel 23! 

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