Mauricio Lara vs Leigh Wood 2 Purse, Payouts, Salaries

Mauricio Lara will take on Leigh Wood in a rematch for the WBA featherweight title, on Saturday, at AO Arena in Manchester. However, Lara failed the weigh-in on Friday night, coming in at over 129 lbs. He is stripped of his belt, meaning only Leigh Wood can win the WBA featherweight title if he beats Lara.

Here, Surprise Sports take a deep look into the Lara vs Wood 2 purse and payouts ahead of the fight.

The WBA featherweight title will be vacant if Lara wins or the fight ends in a draw. The Mauricio Lara vs Leigh Wood 2 event will start at 7:00 pm BST/2:00 pm ET, on Saturday, inside the AO Arena in Manchester. The main event will start approximately at 10:00 pm BST.

Lara vs Wood 2 Fight Purse

The official fight purse of the Mauricio Lara vs Leigh Wood rematch has not been revealed. However, here we take a careful look into their past fight’s payouts to provide you with appropriate purse information.

Fighter Estimated Purse Total Payouts
Mauricio Lara  $500k $1.8 million 
Leigh Wood  $425k $1.2 million 

For missing the weight, Mauricio Lara is stripped of his WBA featherweight championship. However, the Mexican will get a slightly better purse for his rematch fight against Leigh Wood.

Lara will earn an estimated $500k guaranteed purse tonight for his fight against Wood. The total payouts can be around $1.8 million including 55% of the PPV share.

On the other hand, the British golfer will have the opportunity to get his WBA featherweight title back. Leigh Wood will receive an estimated $425k guaranteed purse for his fight against Lara. His total payouts can be around $1.2 million including 45% of the pay-per-view money.

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The AO Arena in Manchester is expected to be a full-house as the hometown hero Leigh Wood hits the ring to regain his title. The fight will be available to watch live on DAZN.

How Much is Mauricio Lara’s Salary For a Fight?

The Mexican boxer Mauricio Lara beat Leigh Wood in early 2023, via a seventh-round stoppage to win the WBA featherweight title. Lara received a $350k guaranteed purse for the fight and a 50% of the PPV share.

However, “Bronco” Lara is stripped of his title due to missing weight before his rematch against Wood. The 25-year-old boxer boasts a 26-2 professional boxing record, with 19 wins via KOs.

How Much is Leigh Wood’s Salary For a Fight?

Leigh Wood lost his WBA featherweight title in a thrilling fight against Lara in early 2023. For the fight, the British boxer earned a $500k guaranteed purse.

Wood will get the opportunity to regain his title in Manchester tonight. The 34-year-old “Leigh-thal” boasts a 26-3 professional boxing record, with 16 wins via KOs.

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