Leigh Wood and Josh Warrington, two of Britain’s finest featherweight boxers, are set to face off in a highly anticipated showdown for the WBA featherweight title.
This all-British clash promises to be an exciting and closely contested bout, with both fighters eager to prove their dominance in the division. With the stage set for an unforgettable night of boxing, let’s dive into the details of this thrilling matchup.
Leigh Wood (27-3, 16 KOs) is the reigning WBA featherweight champion, successfully defending his title against Michael Conlan and avenging his loss to Mauricio Lara. Wood is known for his power and boxing skills, and he seems to be hitting his stride as a fighter.
On the other hand, Josh Warrington (31-2-1, 8 KOs) is a former two-time IBF featherweight champion, but his recent record of 1-2-1 since 2021 raises questions about his current form. Despite this, Warrington’s toughness and experience should not be underestimated, as he has the potential to make this a competitive fight
Wood vs. Warrington Date, Time, and Venue
The fight is scheduled for Saturday, October 7, 2023, at the Utilita Arena in Sheffield, England.
The undercard is set to start around 7 pm local time, with the main event ring walks expected to take place around 10 pm.
Where to Watch Leigh Wood vs. Josh Warrington Live Stream?
The fight will be broadcast live on DAZN, with coverage beginning at 7 p.m. local time. Fans can sign up for a DAZN subscription to watch the bout live at DAZN.com or via the DAZN app.
Can I Watch Wood vs. Warrington Online for Free?
Unfortunately, there is no legal way to watch the fight for free. You will need to subscribe to DAZN to watch the fight live.
DAZN, the platform streaming the Wood vs. Warrington fight, does not offer a free trial for new signups. Therefore, to watch the fight, you must pay for a monthly subscription plan.
Full Fight Card
- Leigh Wood (c) vs. Josh Warrington for the WBA featherweight title
- Terri Harper (c) vs. Cecilia Braekhus for the WBA and vacant WBO super welterweight titles
- Kieron Conway vs. Linus Udofia, middleweights, 12 rounds
- Hopey Price vs. Connor Coghill, featherweights, 12 rounds, British title final eliminator
- Junaid Boston vs. Corey McCulloch, junior middleweights, 8 rounds
- Cameron Vuong vs. Engel Gomez, junior welterweights, 6 rounds
- Nico Leivars vs. Ryan Walker, junior featherweights, 8 rounds
- Koby McNamara vs. Francisco Rodriguez, bantamweights, 6 rounds
Who is Leigh Wood?
Leigh Wood is a British professional boxer hailing from Nottinghamshire, England. Born on August 1, 1988, Wood stands 5’7″ tall with a reach of 67″.
He is the current WBA featherweight champion, winning the title from Xu Can in July 2021 and successfully defending it against Michael Conlan and Mauricio Lara.
Who is Josh Warrington?
Josh Warrington is a British professional boxer from Leeds, England. He is a former two-time IBF featherweight champion, winning the title for the first time in May 2018 against Lee Selby.
Warrington has a record of 31-2-1, with 8 KOs, but his recent form has been less impressive, with a 1-2-1 record since 2021. Despite this, Warrington’s experience and toughness make him a formidable opponent for Wood in their upcoming bout.