Leigh Wood will try to exact revenge Mauricio Lara The featherweights face off in Manchester on Saturday.

The rematch comes in just three months Lara stopped Wood to win the WBA titledefeating the Briton at his hometown of Nottingham.

Lara, a 25-year-old Mexican, was behind on the scorecards but knocked down “Leigh-thal” in Round 7. Wood, 34, passed the referee’s count, but got a corner threw the towel seconds before the end of the round.

It proved to be a controversial endingMost observers believe Wood will make it to the end of the round, and some believe he should be given time to recover. Others, however, defended Wood’s coach, Ben Davison. decision to protect the fighter.

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The fight will be played on Saturday 27 May at the AO Arena in Manchester.

The main card is set to start at 7 PM BST (11 PM PT, 1 PM CT, 2 PM ET), and the ring marches for the main event are set to begin at approximately 10 PM BST (3 PM PT, 5 PM CT). , 18:00 ET) is expected.

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Lara (right) knocks out Wood to take the WBA featherweight title in February

(Action Footage via Reuters)

Lara – 4/11

Wood – 11/5

Draw – 14/1

Exact odds with Betway.

Full card (subject to change)

Mauricio Lara (current) – Leigh Wood 2 (WBA featherweight title)

Jack Catterall vs Darragh Foley (superlightweight)

Terri Harper (current) vs Ivana Habazin (WBA women’s superweight title)

For Danny Ball vs Jamie Robinson (vacant British welterweight title)

Aqib Fiaz vs Costin Ion (super featherweight)

Campbell Hatton vs Michal Bulak (super light)

William Crolla vs TBA

Aaron Bowen vs TBA

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