Xu Can (Monster) defends his WBA (Regular) featherweight title against Leigh Wood (Leigh-Thal). Let's take a look at the stats, odds of winning, and the prediction for this fight.
This fight between Xu Can and Leigh Wood took place on at the Matchroom Headquarters, Brentwood, England.
At 175 cm, Xu Can is the taller of the two by 5 cms; Leigh Wood is 170 cm. Besides being the taller fighter, with a reach of 175 cm, Can also has reach advantage of 5 cms over Wood's 170 cm. They have the same ape index of 0 cm.
Can is coming in to this fight with a record of 18-2 (3 KOs). His last fight was 1 year, 8 months, and 8 days ago against Manny Robles III, which he won via 12 round unanimous decision.
Wood comes in with a record of 24-2 (14 KOs). His last fight was 5 months and 18 days ago against Reece Mould, which he won via 9th round TKO.
Both the fighters fight out of the orthodox stance.
On the day of the fight, Can will be 27 years and 4 months old. Wood will be 32 years and 11 months old.
After considering the both the fighters' stats and their performance patterns, the winning odds is calculated to be at 67-33 in favor of Xu Can. Here is the prediction for Can vs Wood.
Leigh Wood defeated Xu Can via 12th round TKO to win the WBA (Regular) featherweight title. Can's 15 fight win streak comes to an end, and Wood advances his win streak to 2. Wood is now 25-2, and Can 18-3.