Who Promotes Leigh Wood?

Last Modified Sep 29, 2023 19:25 GMT
Leigh Wood (Via: @itsleighwood on Instagram)
Leigh Wood (Via: @itsleighwood on Instagram)

Leigh Wood entered professional boxing on October 28, 2011 by squaring off against Chuck Jones. He won his inaugural bout of his professional career by defeating Jones via 6 round PTS. Wood embarked on an impressive 11 fight winning streak after his debut including four victories to his credit via stoppage.



Leigh Wood faced Xu Can for the featherweight WBA (Regular) title on July 31, 2021. He won the bout via 12th round knockout to clinch the featherweight championship. Wood defended the WBA (Regular) featherweight title against Michael Conlan by winning the fight via 12th round knockout. In his most recent outing he locked horns with Mexican boxer Mauricio Laura on May 27, 2023. Leigh Wood emerged victorious in the bout by getting declared the winner via unanimous decision and won the vacant featherweight title.



Leigh Wood has a professional record of 27 wins and 3 losses in his 30 fights. He is ranked as the world’s second-best active featherweight by BoxRec, The Ring magazine ranks him sixth and Transnational Boxing Rankings board ranks him seventh.

Leigh Wood Promoter

Leigh Wood is promoted by renowned boxing promoter Eddie Hearn. Wood signed a multi-fight promotional deal with Hearn's Matchroom Boxing in 2021. Prior to his deal with Hearn's boxing promotion, Wood scripted history by becoming the second boxer from Nottingham to become a world champion.

How old is Leigh Wood

Leigh Wood is 35-years-old. He was born on August 1, 1985 at Nottinghamshire, England. Wood was last seen in action on May 27, 2023 against Mauricio Lara and is scheduled to face Josh Warrington on October 7, 2023 at Sheffield Arena, Sheffield England.

Where in Nottingham is Leigh Wood from?

Leigh Woods is from Gedling district of Nottinghamshire. He was born there on August 1, 1985. Gedling is situated 4 miles north-east of Nottingham city centre. In the neighborhood Wood's hometown is surrounded by Carlton which makes Gedling a contagious extension of the town.

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