Leigh Wood He will once again fight in front of the crowd in his hometown this weekend as he defends the opposing featherweight world title. Mauricio Lara.

Wood last raced in March 2022. Getting an incredible comeback win against Michael Conlan with get the competitor through the ropes in the final round. With this result, Wood (26-2, 16 KOs) retained the WBA belt and drove the Nottingham crowd wild with three consecutive knockout wins.

And the 34-year-old is back at the Motorpoint Arena to win the gold medal against Lara (25-2-1, 18 KOs) on Saturday.

The Mexican, who is 10 years younger than the champion, is seeking a first world title and a third withholding victory in a row.

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Wood vs Lara will be played at the Motorpoint Arena in Nottingham on Saturday, February 18th.

The main card is scheduled to begin at 19:00 GMT, and the ring marches for the main event will take place at 23:00.

How can I watch?

The event will be broadcast live only in the UK and worldwide. DAZN, a subscription available here.


Wood – 11/5

Lara – 4/11

Draw – 14/1

via Betway.

Full card (subject to change)

Lara stopped Josh Warrington in their first fight, before their rematch (above) ended in a head fight.

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Leigh Wood (current) vs Mauricio Lara (WBA world featherweight title)

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