Leigh Wooden at all times delivers thrilling fights, and he pulled off one more gorgeous victory on Saturday night time, this time over Josh Warrington.
With the struggle seemingly getting away from him, Wooden knocked out Warrington in spectacular trend within the seventh spherical of their WBA featherweight world title conflict.
It was a energetic begin to the struggle, as Warrington got here out swinging instantly from the opening bell, however Wooden refused to be overwhelmed, slowing the tempo of the struggle and he boxed effectively from the skin.
Warrington was relentless although, as he continued to return ahead in an try and make it scrappy, however Wooden picked him off, catching his opponent on plenty of events as he tried to shut the space.
In the beginning of spherical three, Warrington pushed Wooden towards the ropes and wildly unleashed hooks, piling on the strain, however the man from Nottingham managed to remain on his ft and climate the storm.
Because the struggle wore on, Warrington started to appear like the person who had overcome Carl Frampton and Lee Selby in 2018, as he dictated the tempo of the struggle and opened up a reduce above the fitting eye of Wooden and in spherical 5 the ‘Leeds Warrior’ appeared to have his opponent damage.
However, in spherical seven, with Warrington seemingly effectively on high, Wooden caught his opponent with a vicious mixture.
Warrington collapsed right down to the canvas and regardless of bravely making it again to his ft, he was on unsteady legs and the referee waved off the competition, as Wooden celebrated.
After the struggle, promoter Eddie Hearn teased that Wooden’s subsequent struggle can be on the Metropolis Floor, the house of Wooden’s beloved Nottingham Forest F.C.
- Leigh Wooden brutally knocks out Josh Warrington in gorgeous comeback after nearly being stopped himself
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