A second world title bout has been added to Leigh Wood’s huge Nottingham fight night next month.
Wood is to meet Michael Conlan for the WBA featherweight championship of the world on March 12 at the Motorpoint Arena.
And now promoters Matchroom Boxing have announced that Sandy Ryan will go up against two-weight World Champion Erica Farias for the
The fight will take place at the Motorpoint Arena in Nottingham, and sees Derby born Sandy Ryan in just her fourth professional fight.
Massive step-up incoming 📈
— Matchroom Boxing (@MatchroomBoxing) January 26, 2022
Ryan won silver on her World Championship debut in 2014 and went to the World’s again in Russia in 2019.
Farias, known as ‘La Pantera’, is a two-weight World Champion ‘having held the WBC female lightweight title… and the WBC female super lightweight title’.
Preparing my body for war. Opponent confirmed for March 12th… Wait for this one‼️ pic.twitter.com/Qn40AdOpE4
— Sandy Ryan (@sandyryan93) January 24, 2022
The much lauded fighters will meet in front of a sold out crowd at the Motorpoint, and the match will be streamed via DAZN.