Spring 2024
Potentially

in the United Kingdom

Potential contest @ Featherweight
28-3-0
44-12-2

The tape

35
Age
37
5' 7" / 170 cm
Height
5' 5" / 165 cm
66.9" / 170 cm
Reach
66.1" / 168 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

TKO 7UD 12TKO 7TKO 12TKO 12
Form
UD 12TKO 4TKO 7TKO 6UD 8
28
Wins
44
17
By KO
31
61
KO%
70
3
Losses
12
2
Stopped
5
0
Draws
2
2011
Debut
2004
170
Pro rounds
349

Current rankings @ Featherweight

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WBC
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WBO
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IBF
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Leigh Wood vs Kiko Martinez preview


When is Wood vs Martinez?

Leigh Wood could fight Kiko Martinez in Spring 2024 in 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 Martinez stats

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

Kiko Martinez would make his way to the ring with a record of 44 wins, 12 loses and 2 draws, with 31 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Martinez would have a slight advantage in power over Wood, with a 70% knock out percentage over Wood's 61%.

Leigh Wood is the younger man by 2 years, at 35 years old.

Wood has a height advantage of 2 inches over Martinez. This also extends to a 1-inch reach advantage.

Both Leigh Wood & Kiko Martinez fight out of an orthodox stance.

Wood is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 27 less fights, and made his debut in 2011, 7 year and 4 months later than Martinez, whose first professional fight was in 2004. He has fought 179 less professional rounds, 170 to Martinez's 349.

Leigh Wood goes into the fight ranked number 1 by the RING at featherweight.

Wood vs Martinez 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 7th October 2023 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBA World Featherweight championship fight at Sheffield Arena, Sheffield, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had won against Mauricio Lara on 27th May 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 18th February 2023 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBA World Featherweight championship fight at Nottingham Arena, Nottingham.

Before that, he had beat Michael Conlan on 12th March 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 31st July 2021 by technical knockout in the 12th round in their WBA World Featherweight championship fight at Matchroom Fight Camp, Essex.

Martinez has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he lost to Reiya Abe on 8th April 2023 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Featherweight championship fight at Ariake Arena, Koto-Ku, Japan.

Previous to that, he had won against Jordan Gill on 29th October 2022 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Wembley Arena, Wembley, United Kingdom.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Josh Warrington on 26th March 2022 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their IBF World Featherweight championship fight at First Direct Arena, Leeds.

Before that, he had defeated Kid Galahad on 13th November 2021 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their IBF World Featherweight championship fight at Sheffield Arena, Yorkshire.

He had beat Jayro Duran on 11th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Pabellón de la Vall d'Hebron, Cataluña, Spain.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Kiko Martinez has been fighting more than Leigh Wood.

Leigh Wood last fought 6 months and 2 days ago, while Kiko Martinez's last outing was 1 year and 1 day ago.

Wood's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 9 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 50 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10 rounds on average.

Martinez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 29 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 37 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.4 rounds on average.

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