Massive domestic battle
A huge domestic title battle is on the cards in just a few weeks time as WBA featherweight belt holder Leigh Wood goes head-to-head with two-time world champion Josh Warrington on Saturday, October 7th 2023.
Nottingham-born Wood presented fans with a 12-round masterclass when reclaiming his title from dangerous Mexican,Mauricio Lara, earlier this year, while Leeds-born Warrington will be bidding to clinch his third world title by getting the better of his rival next month.
When does the fight take place?
Wood and Warrington will lock horns on October 7th, 2023 in what promises to be a thrilling and action-packed featherweight title bout. The contest will go for 12 rounds with both fighters handed a 9 stone (126 pounds) weight limit in the featherweight division. Ring walks expected at approximately 10:00pm BST although boxing events are often subject to delays.
Where does the fight take place?
This all-British battle will take place in the Utility Arena, Sheffield, South Yorkshire. This is a state-of-the-art multi-purpose theatre-style arena with a 13,600 capacity and the neutral venue was last used for a boxing match when Dalton Smith sensationally triumphed against Sam Maxwell with a seventh round knockout when successfully defending his British super-lightweight title.
Where can I watch the fight?
DAZN Global will stream the fight live to UK subscribers for no extra charge, however new customers will be required to sign-up for one months' subscription in order to stream the scrap. For those looking to purchase tickets to see the fight in person, there are still match tickets available at the time of writing.
Where can I bet on the fight?
All of the leading UK and Irish betting sites are offering a wide range of betting markets on what promises to be an exciting contest. Indeed, many bookmakers are anticipating brisk trade on this battle and there are a number of great offers to be had ahead of the fight such as free bets, risk-free bets and enhanced odds. New customers registering new accounts with the leading betting websites can take advantage of a range of exceptional sign-up offers which can be used on many sports markets, including Wood versus Warrington although as a rule, you will need to make an initial deposit and place a first bet in order to unlock these bonuses.
What are the best betting odds?
WBA holder Leigh Wood starts this fight as massive odds-on favourite for victory at best odds of just 2/5 although some leading bookmakers have him priced at a mere 3/10. Two-time world champion Josh Warrington poses something of a question mark for punters here and is up for grabs at odds as high as 13/5 with some betting providers. A draw is understandably seen as unlikely and you can back the shares being spoiled at a best price of 16/1, many bookmakers offering these odds at the time of writing.
The general consensus is that this battle will go the whole distance and the betting operators go a best price of 1/2 that this proves to be the case, while odds of 23/13 say that it won't go the distance. With regard to the method of victory, a best price of 11/10 is available on Leigh Wood by decision or technical decision while Josh Warrington is priced at best odds of 9/2 in this market. Leigh Wood by KO, TKO or Disqualification is 10/3 while Warrington is 15/2 for the same.
Round Betting and Round Group Betting is available from a number of leading betting sites and if these are your preferred markets, then we suggest registering with any bookmaker covering these areas.
In terms of Round Betting, Leigh Wood is a best price of 25/1 to win in Round 9 while he is the same odds for victory in Round 10 and round 8. Wood is 33/1 for the win in Round 7, Round 11 and Round 6 while he is 40/1 to deliver in Round 12 and Round 5. With regard to Round Group Betting, Leigh is an 11/2 shot to triumph in Rounds 7-12 while he is a best price of 8/1 to win in Rounds 9-12 and 9/1 for a win in Rounds 5-8.
As can clearly be seen, Leigh Wood completely dominates the betting markets for this battle, however this certainly isn't going to be a walk in the park for either fighter and this is a contest which could go either way.
What Free bet offers are available on this fight?
This is a title fight which has captured the imagination both in the UK and further afield and the leading betting sites are anticipating some brisk trade on the markets ahead of this battle. Indeed many leading betting operators are giving away some generous free bets and other promotions which can be used on this fight and these are available to new customers when registering a new account and placing a first bet.
These free bet offers come in many shapes and sizes but the most common is the simple free bet bonus which can be released once an initial deposit and wager has been made. Simply deposit funds once you have registered, place a bet on Leigh Wood versus Josh Warrington (or any other sports market) and any bookmaker free bet bonus on offer will be released once this initial bet has been settled.
These free bet offers always contain terms and conditions and these must always be met before the free bet can be claimed. The free bet bonuses cannot simply be cashed-in, they must be used to place bets on selected betting markets. Always read in full all terms and conditions attached to any bookmaker sign-up bonus or any other promotion.