Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Wood vs Doyle?
Leigh Wood beat Ryan Doyle by knockout in the 10th round on Friday 10th May 2019 at Nottingham Arena in Nottinghamshire.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 126 pounds (9 stone or 57.1 KG).
The undercard featured the clash of Gill vs Tinoco.
Wood vs Doyle stats
Leigh Wood stepped into the ring with a record of 21 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Ryan Doyle made his way to the ring with a record of 17 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw, with 9 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Doyle had a slight advantage in power over Wood, with a 53% knock out percentage over Wood's 52%.
Leigh Wood was the older man by 3 years, at 33 years old.
Both Leigh Wood & Ryan Doyle fought out of an orthodox stance.
Wood was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 4 months earlier than Doyle, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 12 more professional rounds, 132 to Doyle's 120.
Wood vs Doyle form
Wood had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Ryan Doyle on 10th May 2019 by knockout in the 10th round in their CBC Commonwealth Featherweight championship fight at Nottingham Arena, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had beat Abraham Osei Bonsu on 2nd March 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round in their CBC Commonwealth Featherweight championship fight at East of England Arena, Cambridgeshire.
Going into that contest, he had won against Rafael Castillo on 3rd March 2018 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Sheffield Arena, Sheffield.
Before that, he had beat Reynaldo Mora on 25th November 2017 by points in the 6th round at Harvey Hadden Sports Village, Nottinghamshire.
He had defeated Josh Wale on 24th October 2015 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Sheffield Arena, Sheffield.
Wood's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 31 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.2 rounds on average.
What time did Wood vs Doyle start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM BST at Nottingham Arena, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom, which was 4:00 PM EST or 1:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
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What were the odds on Wood vs Doyle?
Leigh Wood was a 2/5 (-250) favourite going into the contest, while Ryan Doyle made his way into the ring at 47/25 (+188) with oddsmakers.