Leigh Wood is a British professional boxer. He is very well known and is one of the famous and trending celebs who is popular for being a Boxer. He has held the WBA (Regular) featherweight title since July 2021. At the regional level, he held the British featherweight title from February to August 2021 and the Commonwealth featherweight title in 2019. As of October 2021, Wood is ranked as the world’s fourth-best active featherweight by BoxRec, sixth by The Ring magazine, and seventh by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board.
Personal Information: Leigh Wood
Leigh Wood was born on 1 August 1988 in Gedling, Nottinghamshire, England. According to Astrologers, Leigh Wood’s zodiac sign is Capricorn. He has made up a name for himself in his boxing career. Leigh is nicknamed Leigh-thal. He has an orthodox boxing stance. There is not much known about his childhood and his marriage life as he likes to keep all his things very personal.
All the information will be updated as soon as we get it. Boxing Record Leigh Wood has held the WBA (Regular) featherweight title since July 2021. He has a great boxing record. He has participated in 27 boxing matches and has won 25 of them. Out of his 25 wins, he has won 15 matches via a knockout. Wood has outboxed many champions in his boxing career.
Social Media: Leigh Wood
Leigh Wood is also active on various social media platforms. You may track him on his Instagram account. On his Instagram account, he has 22.6 K followers. You can also follow him on his Twitter handle. On his Twitter account, he has 12K followers. He has done well on Facebook too.
Career: Leigh Wood
Leigh Wood fought Gavin McDonnell for the British super-bantamweight title on 22 February 2014 but the loss after the fight was stopped in the 6th round due to Wood being stunned and unable to defend himself. After the loss to McDonnell, Wood had a comeback fight against Martin Mubiru put in a good performance and earned a 3rd-round TKO.
Then after 3 more fights and 3 more wins at featherweight, he stepped up in class to box Josh Wale in a British title eliminator. Wood outboxed Josh Wale for the majority of the fight. His next fight was for the Midlands Area featherweight title against Lee Glover. He won the match by TKO. On 6 July 2021, it was announced that Wood would challenge WBA (Regular) featherweight champion Xu Can in Brentwood, Essex on 31 July as part of Matchroom’s Fight Camp. Despite being an 11/4 underdog, Wood outboxed the champion during periods of the fight and prevailed with an upset victory via twelfth-round technical knockout.
Leigh Wood has an estimated net worth of around $1.5 million. According to reports, Leigh Wood was guaranteed to get £350,000 in purse payout for his fight against Xu Can.
His primary source of income has been his boxing career and he has earned most of his net worth from there only. More info about his net worth would be updated soon.