Leigh Wood generally delivers remarkable fights, and he pulled off yet a further amazing victory on Saturday night, this time around Josh Warrington.
With the struggle seemingly having away from him, Wood knocked out Warrington in breathtaking manner in the seventh spherical of their WBA featherweight entire world title clash.
It was a lively get started to the struggle, as Warrington arrived out swinging straight away from the opening bell, but Wood refused to be overcome, slowing the speed of the fight and he boxed nicely from the exterior.
Warrington was relentless while, as he ongoing to arrive ahead in an endeavor to make it scrappy, but Wooden picked him off, catching his opponent on a number of occasions as he experimented with to close the length.
At the commence of spherical a few, Warrington pushed Wooden versus the ropes and wildly unleashed hooks, piling on the stress, but the male from Nottingham managed to stay on his feet and weather conditions the storm.
As the fight wore on, Warrington commenced to search like the man who had defeat Carl Frampton and Lee Selby in 2018, as he dictated the speed of the fight and opened up a slice higher than the proper eye of Wooden and in round five the ‘Leeds Warrior’ appeared to have his opponent damage.
But, in spherical 7, with Warrington seemingly nicely on prime, Wooden caught his opponent with a vicious blend.
Warrington collapsed down to the canvas and regardless of bravely building it again to his ft, he was on unsteady legs and the referee waved off the contest, as Wood celebrated.
After the combat, promoter Eddie Hearn teased that Wood’s subsequent battle would be at the Town Floor, the house of Wood’s beloved Nottingham Forest F.C.
Meanwhile Wood experienced this to say: “I defeat a legitimate two-time world winner, the fight night time was like my job, it commenced out a bit tough, but I go there in the stop.”