What Next For Wood?

If the writers of Rocky wanted to make a modern day 2022 version of their famously renowned film, few scenarios could fit better than the one we saw on Saturday night in Nottingham. An unbeaten challenger taking on a novice champion who’s well down on the scorecards after being stunningly knocked down by his opponent…

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Wood Taking Centre Stage

On Saturday night at the Motorpoint Arena Nottingham, local boxer Leigh Wood (25-2) will defend his WBA featherweight title against Irishman Michael Conlon (18-0) in an enthralling sell-out encounter that pits two of the best in the division against each other. Wood (33) defends his title in his city for the first time after dramatically…

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Leighthal Leigh Heads Into British Showdown

“The higher you build your barriers, the taller I become” Nottingham Forest fan, ‘Leighthal’ Leigh Wood, finally steps back into the ring this weekend, opposing Doncaster’s Reece Mould for the vacant British featherweight title, at Wembley Arena. However, the contest took on extra meaning recently, Wood being the first Nottingham fighter to appear since the…

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Wood To Challenge For British Title

‘Leighthal’ Leigh Wood is to challenge for a British featherweight strap in early 2021. A dream come true for Nottingham’s featherweight boxer, ‘Leighthal’ Leigh Wood, 23-2(13) as his manager, the esteemed Dave Coldwell, announced on social media that the 32-year-old will, early next year, be challenging for the British featherweight strap, against Doncaster’s undefeated fighter,…

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