Leigh Wood regains title with rout of Lara; cruises

Leigh Wood won the WBA world featherweight title by consentaneous choice in a vengeance match against Mauricio Lara on Saturday at the Manchester Arena. Wood managed the fight from the start and annoyed Lara with his tight defense, protecting a 118-109, 118-109, 116-111 triumph. Lara, who was removed of his title the day prior to due to weight issues, was never ever in the fight against Wood in the rematch. The triumph marks a profession revival for Wood, who can now eagerly anticipate a possible fight against Josh Warrington or a title marriage bout with Luis Alberto Lopez. Meanwhile, Jack Catterall produced a proficient boxing screen to win a unanimous-decision triumph over Darragh Foley. Catterall, who lost out on a rematch with Josh Taylor, is now anticipated to challenge WBC junior welterweight champ Regis Prograis. Terri Harper likewise made an effective very first defense of her WBA ladies’s world incredibly welterweight title with a unanimous choice over late replacement opposition Ivana Habazin.


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