Leigh Wood Record & Stats

Leigh Wood Record & Stats

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11 years and six months into his professional boxing career, Leigh Wood has fought 30 times with 27 wins and 3 losses. As of June 2023, Wood's boxing record stands at 27-3 (16 KO wins, 2 KO losses).

Gedling, Nottinghamshire, England
Aug 1, 1988
Oct 28, 2011
16 (53.3%)
170 cm
170 cm
Ape Index
0 cm
Last Fight
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      Leigh Wood (Leigh-Thal) is a British professional boxer. He was born in Gedling, Nottinghamshire, England on August 1, 1988. Wood made his professional boxing debut at the age of 23, on October 28, 2011. He is a featherweight world champion. Wood is 34 years old, he will turn 35 in one month and 22 days.

      Fight Record

      Total Fights30
      KO Wins16
      Total Title Wins2
      Title Defenses1
      Title-Fight KO Wins2
      Losses via KO2
      30May 27, 202334Mauricio LaraWin *UD
      29Feb 18, 202334Mauricio LaraLoss *TKO7
      28Mar 12, 202233Michael ConlanWin *TKO12
      27Jul 31, 202132Xu CanWin *TKO12
      26Feb 13, 202132Reece MouldWinTKO9
      25Feb 21, 202031Jazza DickensLossMD
      24Oct 4, 201931David Oliver JoyceWinTKO9
      23May 10, 201930Ryan DoyleWinKO10
      22Mar 2, 201930Abraham Osei BonsuWinKO2
      21Mar 3, 201829Rafael CastilloWinTKO3
      20Nov 25, 201729Reynaldo MoraWinPTS
      19Jun 24, 201728Simas VolosinasWinPTS
      18Mar 26, 201627Lee GloverWinTKO2
      17Oct 24, 201527Josh WaleWinPTS
      16Jul 25, 201526Isaac OwusuWinKO4
      15Mar 28, 201526Laszio FeketeWinTKO1
      14Mar 7, 201526Janis PuksinsWinTKO2
      13May 16, 201425Martin MubiruWinTKO3
      12Feb 22, 201425Gavin McDonnellLossTKO6
      11Dec 13, 201325Simas VolosinasWinPTS
      10Nov 1, 201325Genilson de Jesus SantosWinRTD3
      9Jun 22, 201324Ian BaileyWinTKO2
      8Apr 13, 201324Sid RazakWinPTS
      7Feb 2, 201324Kristian LaightWinPTS
      6Dec 8, 201224Tibor MeszarosWinTKO1
      5Nov 17, 201224Dai DaviesWinPTS
      4Sep 28, 201224Chuck JonesWinRTD1
      3Feb 18, 201223Pavels SenkovsWinPTS
      2Nov 12, 201123Ryan McNicolWinPTS
      1Oct 28, 201123Chuck JonesWinPTS

      * World-title fight

      World Titles

      Wood is a featherweight world champion. He has held two world titles at the featherweight weight division, one of which was a vacant title win, the other was a lineal championship win.

      Weight DivisionWorld Titles Held
      FeatherweightWBA 2x


      Leigh Wood is 170 cm tall (5' 6.93") with a reach of 170 cm (5' 6.93"). He fights out of the orthodox stance and presents an ape-index of 0.

      Wood has a 53.3% KO rate. Of his total 16 KO wins, 11 were in the early rounds and five in the later rounds. He has three first-round KO wins.

      Career Summary

      Leigh Wood made his professional boxing debut against Chuck Jones at the age of 23 on October 28, 2011, defeating Jones via 6 round PTS. He went on to win 10 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 4 wins via stoppage.

      Wood had his first world title fight at the age of 32 on July 31, 2021 after 26 professional fights, against Xu Can for the featherweight WBA (Regular) title. He defeated Can via 12th round TKO to become the featherweight champion of the world.

      Wood has won two world titles at featherweight. For all the details about Wood's world title wins and defenses refer to "Leigh Wood World Titles".

      Some of Wood's best fights and notable victories include wins over Mauricio Lara, Xu Can, Michael Conlan, David Oliver Joyce, Ryan Doyle, Lee Glover, and Martin Mubiru.

      Wood has had a total of three losses in his professional boxing career so far.

      His most recent fight was a featherweight bout against Mexican boxer Mauricio Lara on May 27, 2023. Wood won the fight via 12 round unanimous decision. It's been 14 days since this fight.

      Career Highlights

      Wood has fought a total of 30 times till today, which includes 4 world-title fights at the featherweight division. These three fights are the highlight of his career.

      • July 31, 2021: Wood wins his first world title by defeating Xu Can via 12th round TKO. He is now the WBA (Regular) featherweight world champion.

      • March 12, 2022: Wood successfully defends the WBA (Regular) featherweight title against Michael Conlan, winning the fight via 12th round TKO.

      • May 27, 2023: Wood wins the WBA featherweight title from Mauricio Lara, by beating Lara via 12 round unanimous decision.


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