Leigh Wood retains the WBA featherweight title this weekend Mauricio Lara to Nottingham for the main event shootout.

Wood (26-2, 16 KOs) last raced 11 months ago Michael Conlan’s knockout in the final round At the Motorpoint Arena.

Now he’s back on stage knockout contender of the yearto beat Mexican Lara (25-2-1, 18 KOs) in her hometown. 24-year-old Lara seeks her first world title and a third straight stop win, while 34-year-old Wood is already on a three-game TKO winning streak.

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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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