Xu Can vs Leigh Wood Purse Payouts: How much money will they make in the 2023 boxing fight?
Leigh Wood and Can Xu are set to fight for the WBA World Featherweight Championship title this Saturday, July 31st. Matchroom Fight Camp 2 was originally headlined by Conor Benn vs Adrian Granados, but due to Benn’s positive covid test, the co-event is now the main event. The two boxers could earn thousands of dollars this weekend, with the combined Xu Can vs Leigh Wood purse totalling around $850 million.
Matchroom fight camp 2 bouts will witness Xu “Monster” Can and Leigh “Leigh-thal” Wood in the boxing ring. Xu is making his third title defence against Wood for the WBA featherweight world championship.
The Chinese boxer last fought against Manny Robles III and won the match with a unanimous decision in November 2019. at the same time, Wood faced the knockout defeat against Jazza Dickens in February 2023. Saturday, one boxer will look to attempt his 3rd successful title defence while at the same time, the other will eye to become champion. No matter who wins the fight, both fighters will get a fair chunk of money to fill the pockets.
Xu Can Vs Leigh Wood Purse Payouts
According to research, Xu Can and Leigh Wood are guaranteed to get £500,000 and £350,000 in purse payouts, respectively. This is an estimated figure based on their contract with the promotion, purse could increase based on sponsorship and share of tv revenue.
|Fighters||Guaranteed Salary||Total Payout|
|Xu Can||£500,000||£500,000 (Matchroom Contract)|
|Leigh Wood||£350,000||£350,000 (Matchroom Contract)|
Xu Can Vs Leigh Wood Fight Details
The Fight Camp 2 card is set to start at 2 p.m. ET/7 p.m. BST, while the main event fight between Wood vs Can begin around 5 p.m. ET/10 p.m. BST on Saturday, July 31. The Fight Camp 2: Can vs Wood live stream rights are held by the popular streaming service DAZN.
|Fight Date||Friday, July 9|
|Coverage Time||The undercard fights are to begin at 2 p.m. ET/7 p.m. BST|
|Undercard||– Tommy McCarthy vs Chris Billam-Smith for McCarthy’s European, Billam-Smith’s Commonwealth/ Vacant British Cruiserweight Titles|
– Anthony Fowler vs Rico Mueller for Fowler’s WBA International Super Welterweight title
– Avni Yildrim vs Jack Cullen; Super Middleweight
– Sandy Ryan vs TBA; Women’s Junior Welterweight
– Campbell Hatton vs TBA; Lightweight
|Main Event||Xu Can vs Leigh Wood for Can’s WBA (Regular) Featherweight title|
Chinese professional boxer Xu Can’s current estimated net worth is around $2.5 million, which is good considering his short career, while Leigh Wood’s estimated net worth is $1.5 million.