Mauricio Lara admits SPITTING at Josh Warrington as pair clash after Mexican knocks out Leigh Wood

Mauricio Lara admitted spitting at Josh Warrington as the pair clashed at ringside in Nottingham on Saturday night time.

Lara knocked out Wood within the seventh spherical with a devastating left hook to say his WBA featherweight title.



Lara and Warrington had been concerned in ugly scenes in Nottingham

The Mexican, who has one win and one draw in opposition to Warrington, instantly turned his consideration to his former foe at ringside.

The pair fought twice in 2021, with Lara successful the primary bout at Wembley Enviornment earlier than the second being declared a draw as a result of Mexican struggling an unintentional minimize following a clash of heads.

There may be loads of unfinished enterprise there and a melee occurred when Lara spit in Warrington’s course.

Warrington stated: “As quickly as the combat’s been waved off, he appears over to me. He sees me. I really thought he was wanting over at occasions in between the combat. I bought off my stole … the his head go ahead, he spat on me. You already know, I can have slightly little bit of pantomime – shouting and screaming – however anyone spitting on me? I’m not having it.

“He appears to have gotten this factor over the previous few years that because the second combat I disrespected his household, disrespected his dad and this, that, and the opposite.

“I didn’t even know that his dad was a part of his coaching crew. However it’s bought to the stage now that he needs to complete my profession – I’m more than pleased to let him have that chance.”

Lara took the WBA featherweight belt off Wood



Lara took the WBA featherweight belt off Wood

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Lara also confirmed that he did indeed spit in Warrington’s direction.

“Of course I did,” he told IFL TV. “It’s very, very private between us. I need to retire him from boxing.”

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