The World Boxing Affiliation (WBA), by its championships committee in an in depth assessment of the feather division, determined that Leigh Wooden should face Leo Santa Cruz in his return to the ring after his damage as a part of the World Title Discount Plan.
The WBA has requested Wooden’s staff to offer experiences and examinations of his damage to be forwarded to the medical committee for an analysis and a subsequent designation of an estimated date for the champion’s return.
Wooden had been cleared for an elective protection following a joint allow between TGB Promotions and Matchroom Boxing that known as for each he and Santa Cruz to make elective fights and face one another not more than 120 days after their bouts.
Nonetheless, previous to his bout in opposition to Mauricio Lara, Wooden suffered an damage to his biceps, which the WBA discovered about by the press. To this date, the WBA has not acquired any experiences from Wooden and for that cause has requested them.
The championships committee is not going to grant further permission after this decision that forces each champions to face one another in Wooden’s return to find out the one 126 lbs. monarch.