Leigh Wooden always delivers exciting fights, and he pulled off yet yet one more stunning victory on Saturday night, this time over Josh Warrington.
With the fight seemingly getting a long way flung from him, Wooden knocked out Warrington in spectacular trend in the seventh spherical of their WBA featherweight world title conflict.
It changed into as soon as a full of life begin to the fight, as Warrington came out swinging without lengthen from the opening bell, but Wooden refused to be overwhelmed, slowing the tempo of the fight and he boxed effectively from the outside.
Warrington changed into as soon as relentless though, as he continued to return ahead in an are attempting and invent it scrappy, but Wooden picked him off, catching his opponent on a different of instances as he tried to shut the gap.
On the begin of spherical three, Warrington pushed Wooden against the ropes and wildly unleashed hooks, piling on the stress, however the person from Nottingham managed to pause on his ft and climate the storm.
As the fight wore on, Warrington started to examine adore the one who had overcome Carl Frampton and Lee Selby in 2018, as he dictated the tempo of the fight and unfolded a chop above the factual glimpse of Wooden and in spherical five the ‘Leeds Warrior’ gave the influence to maintain his opponent damage.
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Nonetheless, in spherical seven, with Warrington seemingly effectively on top, Wooden caught his opponent with a vicious combination.
Warrington collapsed all of the contrivance down to the canvas and despite bravely making it lend a hand to his ft, he changed into as soon as on unsteady legs and the referee waved off the contest, as Wooden infamous.
After the fight, promoter Eddie Hearn teased that Wooden’s subsequent fight would be on the Metropolis Floor, the house of Wooden’s beloved Nottingham Wooded space F.C.
Meanwhile Wooden had this to claim: “I beat a first rate two-time world champion, the fight night changed into as soon as adore my profession, it started out a bit rough, but I tear there in the pause.”