Belts on The Line
Current rankings @ Featherweight
When is Galahad vs Wood?
Kid Galahad could face the challenge of Leigh Wood in Late 2021 in the United Kingdom.
The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Featherweight division, which means the weight limit would be 126 pounds (9 stone or 57.1 KG).
Galahad vs Wood stats
Kid Galahad would step into the ring with a record of 28 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 17 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Leigh Wood would make his way to the ring with a record of 25 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 15 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Galahad would have a slight advantage in power over Wood, with a 61% knock out percentage over Wood's 60%.
Kid Galahad is the younger man by 2 years, at 31 years old.
Both Kid Galahad & Leigh Wood fight out of an orthodox stance.
Galahad is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 2 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 2 years and 1 month earlier than Wood, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He has fought 50 more professional rounds, 182 to Wood's 132.
Kid Galahad goes into the fight ranked number 2 by the RING at featherweight.
Leigh Wood is currently ranked number 6 by the RING in the 126lb division.
Galahad vs Wood form
Galahad has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he beat Jazza Dickens on 7th August 2021 by technical knockout in the 11th round in their IBF World Featherweight championship fight at Matchroom Fight Camp, Essex, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had beat Claudio Marrero on 8th February 2020 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Sheffield Arena, Sheffield.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Josh Warrington on 15th June 2019 by majority decision in their IBF World Featherweight championship fight at First Direct Arena, Leeds.
Before that, he had won against Brayan Mairena on 8th December 2018 by points in the 8th round at Sheffield Arena, Sheffield.
He had beat Toka Kahn Clary on 20th October 2018 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Featherweight championship fight at TD Garden, Massachusetts, United States.
Leigh Wood has stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Can Xu on 31st July 2021 by technical knockout in the 12th round in their WBA World Featherweight championship fight at Matchroom Fight Camp, Essex, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Reece Mould on 13th February 2021 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their BBBOC British Featherweight championship fight at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Jazza Dickens on 21st February 2020 by majority decision in their CBC Commonwealth Featherweight championship fight at York Hall, London.
Before that, he had won against David Oliver Joyce on 4th October 2019 by technical knockout in the 9th round at York Hall, London.
Hehad defeated Ryan Doyle on 10th May 2019 by knockout in the 10th round in their CBC Commonwealth Featherweight championship fight at Nottingham Arena, Nottinghamshire.
In terms of recent activity, Leigh Wood has been fighting more than Kid Galahad.
Kid Galahad last fought 2 months and 17 days ago, while Leigh Wood's last outing was 2 months and 23 days ago.
Galahad's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years and 4 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 51 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.2 rounds on average.
Wood's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 14 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 50 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Galahad vs Wood?
Leigh Wood is currently (+100) to win the clash outright, while you can get (+100) on Kid Galahad if you fancy the incredible upset.