VS
Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

in the United Kingdom

Potential contest @ Featherweight
28-3-0
12-1-0

The tape

35
Age
25
5' 7" / 170 cm
Height
5' 7" / 170 cm
66.9" / 170 cm
Reach
66.9" / 170 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

TKO 7UD 12TKO 7TKO 12TKO 12
Form
TKO 12TKO 5UD 12TKO 4TKO 2
28
Wins
12
17
By KO
11
61
KO%
92
3
Losses
1
2
Stopped
1
0
Draws
0
2011
Debut
2021
170
Pro rounds
59

Current rankings @ Featherweight

2
The Ring
-
-
WBA
5
-
WBC
-
-
WBO
-
-
IBF
-

Leigh Wood vs Otabek Kholmatov preview


When is Wood vs Kholmatov?

Leigh Wood could face the challenge of Otabek Kholmatov in Autumn/Fall 2024 the United Kingdom.

The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Featherweight division, which means the weight limit would be 126 pounds (9 stone or 57.1 kg).

Wood vs Kholmatov stats

Leigh Wood would step into the ring with a record of 28 wins, 3 losses, and 0 draws, 17 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

Otabek Kholmatov would make his way to the ring with a record of 12 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 11 of those wins by knockout.

The stats suggest Kholmatov would have a massive power advantage over Wood, boasting a 92% knockout percentage compared to Wood's 61%.

Leigh Wood is the older man by 10 years, at 35 years old.

Both Leigh Wood and Otabek Kholmatov fight out of an orthodox stance.

Wood is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 18 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 9 years and 9 months earlier than Kholmatov, whose first professional fight was in 2021. He has fought 111 more professional rounds, totaling 170 compared to Kholmatov's 59.

Leigh Wood goes into the fight ranked number 2 by The Ring at featherweight.

Otabek Kholmatov is currently ranked number 5 by the WBA in the 126lb division.

Wood vs Kholmatov form

Wood has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he won against Josh Warrington on October 7, 2023, by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBA World Featherweight championship fight at Sheffield Arena, Sheffield, United Kingdom.

Prior to that, he had won against Mauricio Lara on May 27, 2023, by unanimous decision in their WBA World Featherweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Mauricio Lara on February 18, 2023, by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBA World Featherweight championship fight at Nottingham Arena, Nottingham.

Before that, he had beaten Michael Conlan on March 12, 2022, by technical knockout in the 12th round in their WBA World Featherweight championship fight at Motorpoint Arena, Nottingham.

He had defeated Can Xu on July 31, 2021, by technical knockout in the 12th round in their WBA World Featherweight championship fight at Matchroom Fight Camp, Essex.

Kholmatov has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he lost to Raymond Ford on March 2, 2024, by technical knockout in the 12th round in their WBA World Featherweight championship fight at Turning Stone Resort Casino, Verona, United States.

Prior to that, he had won against Thomas Patrick Ward on March 4, 2023, by technical knockout in the 5th round at Newcastle Arena, Newcastle, United Kingdom.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Andranik Grigoryan on March 26, 2022, by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Featherweight eliminator fight at Caribe Royale Orlando, Florida, United States.

Before that, he had beaten Adrian Morel Solis on December 21, 2021, by technical knockout in the 4th round at Hotel Catalonia Malecon Center, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

He had won against Juan Carlos Pena on December 4, 2021, by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Discoteca High Caribbean, Sosua.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Otabek Kholmatov has been fighting more than Leigh Wood.

Leigh Wood last fought 1 year and 1 day ago, while Otabek Kholmatov's last outing was 7 months and 6 days ago.

Wood's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 7 days, which means he has been fighting approximately every 7 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 50 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10 rounds on average.

Kholmatov's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 4 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 35 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Wood vs Kholmatov?

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