Boxer Leigh Wood Has Two Kids: Does He Have A Wife?

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Leigh Wood, a British boxer, is father of two kids- fans are wondering if he shared parenthood with his wife or baby mama.

Born on August 1, 1988, in Gedling, Nottinghamshire, England, Wood ranks #5 as the active featherweight. He held the WBA featherweight championship from 2021 until 2023.

Additionally, he also held the British featherweight title in 2021 as well as the Commonwealth featherweight title in 2019.

Furthermore, in 2022, he received the honor of Knockout Of The Year and also the fight of the year 2022 from The Ring Magazine, both against opponent Michael Conlan.

Leigh Woods With His Titles
Leigh Woods With His Titles (Source: Instagram)

When not boxing, he is a fan of soccer. He dearly supports his home team Nottingham Forest Football Club. 

Just like that, his city also shows a huge deal of love and support back to him. He has also nicknamed himself the Robin Hood of Nottingham. 

He seems to be a dog person as he has a female British bulldog named Twix, whom he seems to love very much and takes around with him. 

The boxer seems to like traveling whenever he gets the chance, and he also seems to love adventure sports.  

Leigh Woods Has Two Kids: Does He Have A Wife Or Girlfriend? 

There seems to be no trace anywhere regarding the relationship status of the boxer. It is highly speculated that he is single. 

Woods isn’t married and also has not been married at any point in his life. Stay tuned with us if anything new on the matter comes up. 

He does have two lovely kids who he holds very dearly close to his heart. The boxer appears to be a single father currently raising a daughter and a son. 

Leigh Woods With His Two Kids
Leigh Woods With His Two Kids (Source: Instagram)

Woods’s daughter is the elder child in the family. She was born on May 11, 2015, and is 8 years old. It was her birthday yesterday.

The boxer’s younger one is a boy, and he was born on July 13, 2019, making him 4 Years Old right now. 

Words would fail when coming to describe the love that he has for his children. He is constantly posting on his Instagram feed which makes it all the more wholesome.

The boxer feels like the worst part of camp is having to stay away from his kids he is always saying how much he misses his kids and anxiously waiting to meet them. 

Woods Boxing Career

Woods started his career on October 28, 2011, with his fight with Chuck Jones.

Currently, Leigh Wood has a record of 26 wins, 3 losses, and 0 draws (26-3-0).

He fights in an orthodox stance and holds a reach of 67 inches (70cm). He stands 5 feet 7 inches (170cm) tall. 

Leigh Woods Getting Pumped Up After A Win
Leigh Woods Getting Pumped Up After A Win (Source: Instagram)

The boxer has stopped 16 of his opponents in those 26 victories, giving him a current knockout percentage of 62%. He has been stopped twice out of his three losses.

Wood’s professional fights have lasted an average of 5.2 rounds in his 151 rounds of boxing.

His next match was said to be the final battle between Leigh Wood, and Mauricio Lara occurred on February 18, 2023, in his hometown of Nottingham.

In that match, he suffered a seventh-round technical knockout loss.

On Saturday, May 27, 2023, Leigh Wood will square off against Mauricio Lara. The bout will be held inside the Manchester Arena in the United Kingdom.

Bibek Dhoj Thapa
Bibek Dhoj Thapa

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