In rounds three through six, Josh Warrington landed 57 power punches to Leigh Wood’s 22. Warrington was winning the fight and the seventh round right up until the closing seconds of the round, when Wood unleashed a barrage of hooks that knocked Warrington out and rendered him unable to continue.
At the time of the stoppage, Warrington had almost doubled up Wood in total punches landed and power punches landed.
Sheffield – For the WBA featherweight title, Leigh Wood (28-3, 17 KOs) was likely behind on the cards when he came back with a dramatic knockout of Josh Warrington (31-3-1, 8 KOs) in the seventh round.
At the end of the seventh, Wood unloaded with a heavy combination to send Warrington down hard on his back. Warrington got up on unsteady legs and was wobbling around – prompting the referee to wave off the fight.