George Jarvis showed he is up there with the best in the world on Friday. He battled out a three-round war against Chanajon PK Saenchai at ONE Friday Fights 35.
The Thai Fighter UK #2 made his ONE debut in a Lightweight Muay Thai clash. His opponent, Chanajon, is a veteran of the sport. Competing under the THAI FIGHT banner, Chanajon had been unbeaten between 2017 and 2020.
After 3 years out, the Thai star made his comeback at ONE Friday Fights in 2023. In May he defeated Victor Hugo and in August he defeated Mohamed Hanoun via stoppage.
Chanajon vs George Jarvis result
Jarvis showed his quick and flamboyant style early on. Fluently switching stances to confuse his opponent, he landed numerous leg kicks and combinations.
In round 2, Chanajon’s experience and durability began to show. He ate mores strikes from Jarvis, but started to close the distance and find success of his own. A flash elbow opened up a cut on the bridge of Jarvis’ nose as they close-out the second round.
In the third-round, George Jarvis turned up the heated. Taunting Chanajon, he found more success in his strikes and opened up a cut on his opponent. Chanajon began to tire as he kept absorbing everything George Jarvis threw at him.
Despite being more active in the final minutes, it wasn’t enough to secure the victory for the Brit. Two judges scores the fight in favour of the Thai and Chanajon was awarded a split-decision victory.