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Leigh Wood Record

28-3
Total Fights31
Wins28
Losses3
Draws0
No-Contests0
Title Wins2
Title Defenses2
Title-Fight KOs3
KO Wins17
KO Losses2
Leigh Wood Record & Stats
Leigh Wood's Record
Leigh Wood's boxing record and career infographic

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      What is Leigh Wood's boxing record?

      11 years and 11 months into his professional boxing career, Leigh Wood has fought 31 times with 28 wins and 3 losses.

      Wood's boxing record is currently 28-3, which includes two featherweight world-title wins and two successful title defense fights. He has a 54.8% knockouts-to-fights ratio with 17 of his total 31 fights being knockout wins, three of which were in title fights. Wood has suffered two knockout losses in his career, one of which was against Mauricio Lara in a featherweight title fight.

      His last fight was a 7th round TKO victory over Josh Warrington on October 7, 2023. Wood successfully defended the featherweight WBA title in this fight.

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

      #DateAgeOpponentResVia
      31Oct 7, 202335Josh WarringtonWin *TKO7
      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

      Boxing career

      Leigh Wood (Leigh-Thal) is a 35-year old British professional boxer. He was born in Gedling, Nottinghamshire, England on August 1, 1988. He is a former featherweight world champion.

      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.

      He 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 the "Championships" section below.

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

      His most recent fight was a featherweight title defense bout against fellow British boxer Josh Warrington on October 7, 2023. Wood won the fight via 7th round TKO and defended his WBA title. It's been 7 months and 17 days since this fight.

      Championships

      Wood has had a total of five world-title fights till today, which includes winning two world titles and two successful title defenses. He won four of these fights and lost one.

      Title Wins

      Leigh Wood has fought for featherweight world titles in two fights and won both the times, winning one of them via way of stoppage. Till today, he has won two featherweight belts.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles WonMethod
      May 27, 2023Mauricio LaraFeatherweightWBA*UD
      Jul 31, 2021Xu CanFeatherweightWBA (Regular)TKO
      * Vacant title

      Title Defenses

      Leigh Wood has had three featherweight world-title defense fights. He won two of them and lost once.

      Following is the table of his successful title defense fights, the next section has the fights where he lost his titles.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles DefendedMethod
      Oct 7, 2023Josh WarringtonFeatherweightWBATKO
      Mar 12, 2022Michael ConlanFeatherweightWBA (Regular)TKO

      Title Losses

      Leigh Wood has lost one world-title defense fight, and lost one title in the fight.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles LostMethod
      Feb 18, 2023Mauricio LaraFeatherweightWBATKO

      Highlights

      Wood has fought a total of 31 times till today, which includes 5 world-title fights at the featherweight division. These four 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.

      • October 7, 2023: Wood successfully defends the WBA featherweight title against Josh Warrington, winning the fight via 7th round TKO.

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