Leigh Wood wins WBA feather title by stopping Xu Can


July 31, 2021
Underdog Leigh Wood dethroned WBA featherweight world champion Xu Can of China. Wood scored a knockdown in the 12th and final round. Xu Can got back up but Wood
finished him off with his follow-up barrage. The referee stopped the fight at 2:43 round 12.


LEIGH WOOD
ALIAS: LEIGH-THAL

CURRENT WBA "Regular" FEATHERWEIGHT CHAMPION TOTAL FIGHTS: 27
BORN: 1 August 1988 (33) WINS: 25 (KO 15) | LOSSES: 2
BIRTHPLACE: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England WORLD TITLE FIGHTS: 1
HEIGHT: 1.70 m WINS: 1 (1 KO) | LOSSES: 0
PROFESSIONAL DEBUT: October 28, 2011 SUCCESFULL TITLE DEFENSES: 0

No. Result Opponent Type Round Date Location Notes
27 Win Xu Can TKO 12 31 Jul 2021 Matchroom Headquarters, Brentwood, England Won WBA (Regular) featherweight title
26 Win Reece Mould TKO 9 13 Feb 2021 The SSE Arena, London, England
25 Loss Jazza Dickens MD 10 21 Feb 2020 York Hall, London, England
24 Win David Oliver Joyce TKO 9 4 Oct 2019 York Hall, London, England
23 Win Ryan Doyle KO 10 10 May 2019 Motorpoint Arena, Nottingham, England
22 Win Abraham Osei Bonsu KO 2 2 Mar 2019 East of England Arena, Peterborough, England
21 Win Rafael Castillo TKO 3 3 Mar 2018 Sheffield Arena, Sheffield, England
20 Win Reynaldo Mora PTS 6 25 Nov 2017 Harvey Hadden Sports Village, Nottingham, England
19 Win Simas Volosinas PTS 4 24 Jun 2017 Bingham Leisure Centre, Nottingham, England
18 Win Lee Glover TKO 2 26 Mar 2016 Sheffield Arena, Sheffield, England
17 Win Josh Wale PTS 10 24 Oct 2015 Sheffield Arena, Sheffield, England
16 Win Isaac Owusu KO 4 25 Jul 2015 Derby Arena, Derby, England
15 Win Laszio Fekete TKO 1 28 Mar 2015 Sheffield Arena, Sheffield, England
14 Win Janis Puksins TKO 2 7 Mar 2015 Mares Leisure Centre, Nottingham, England
13 Win Martin Mubiru TKO 3 16 May 2014 Rushcliffe Arena, Nottingham, England
12 Loss Gavin McDonnell TKO 6 22 Feb 2014 Ice Arena, Hull, England
11 Win Simas Volosinas PTS 4 13 Dec 2013 Ice Sheffield, Sheffield, England
10 Win Genilson de Jesus Santos TKO 3 1 Nov 2013 Clifton Leisure Centre, Nottingham, England
9 Win Ian Bailey TKO 2 22 Jun 2013 Clifton Leisure Centre, Nottingham, England
8 Win Sid Razak PTS 6 13 Apr 2013 Ponds Forge, Sheffield, England
7 Win Kristian Laight PTS 4 2 Feb 2013 East of England Arena, Peterborough, England
6 Win Tibor Meszaros TKO 1 8 Dec 2012 KC Sports Arena, Hull, England
5 Win Dai Davies PTS 4 17 Nov 2012 Capital FM Arena, Nottingham, England
4 Win Chuck Jones TKO 1 28 Sep 2012 Magna Centre, Rotherham, England
3 Win Pavels Senkovs PTS 4 18 Feb 2012 Magna Centre, Rotherham, England
2 Win Ryan McNicol PTS 4 12 Nov 2011 Event City, Manchester, England
1 Win Chuck Jones PTS 6 28 Oct 2011 Clifton Leisure Centre, Nottingham, England