Wood stops Warrington for dramatic comeback win

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By Emma SmithBBC Sport at Utilita Arena, Sheffield

Last updated on 6 minutes ago.From the section Boxing

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Leigh Wood claimed a stunning knock-out victory over Josh Warrington to retain his WBA featherweight title in Sheffield.

Warrington had dominated up to the seventh round, but a thunderous left from Wood was followed by a flurry to leave the Leeds boxer on his back.

Wood had entered the fight as favourite but appeared destined to lose his belt.

Yet one of the most dramatic comebacks in recent British boxing history sent the Nottingham boxer's supporters wild.

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