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“I Don’t Have A Girlfriend, I’m Still Searching” – Anthony Joshua Speaks On His Love Life
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“I Don’t Have A Girlfriend, I’m Still Searching” – Anthony Joshua Speaks On His Love Life

Anthony Joshua has opened up on his relationship life, stating that he's yet to find someone to call his girlfriend. The world heavyweight boxing champion spoke with to The Sun about life in lockdown with his family including becoming “super dad” to his four-year-old son, JJ, and how it has been hard for him to balance his profession together with his personal life. AJ says: “I think you can date and still be a successful sportsman but it’s hard to find a balance and I would have to compromise — which I’ve not felt able to do. “My dad never gave me advice about much. But in terms of relationships what I have learnt and what I tell my son is, it would be nice to find a high school sweetheart and to grow together because as you get older you get set in your ways. “For me to ...
Anthony Joshua Storms ‘Afrika Shrine’, Prostrates To Femi Kuti (Video)
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Anthony Joshua Storms ‘Afrika Shrine’, Prostrates To Femi Kuti (Video)

British-Nigerian boxer, Anthony Joshua has visited the Afrika Shrine in Lagos, prostrating before Femi Kuti. Anthony Joshua, the wtorld boxing champion is enjoying his stay in Nigeria, with a visit on Thursday night to the Afrika Shrine in Ikeja Lagos, where he was hosted by the high priest, Femi Kuti. Joshua was a humble champion all over again, as he prostrated to Femi, in the typical Yoruba tradition of greeting elders. Femi Kuti, successor to Fela Anikulapo Kuti’s afrobeats, is 57 years-old, while Joshua is 30 years old. Joshua also presented his four belts to Femi, with the singer unexpectedly wearing one of the belts on his neck. Watch some video of Joshua’s moments at the shrine: https://www.instagram.com/p/B8zuVN5JqCV/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link
“No ID Card For The Next 8 years” – Nigerians React As Anthony Joshua Applies For Nigeria’s National ID Card
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“No ID Card For The Next 8 years” – Nigerians React As Anthony Joshua Applies For Nigeria’s National ID Card

Popular heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua, applying for his National Identification card has generated mixed reactions on social media. The professional boxer was recently at the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) office in Abuja, the nation’s capital, for the registration. The pictures were shared by NIMC of their official Twitter handle with the caption, “Anthony Joshua enrolls for the National Identification Number and issued his NIN slip.” https://twitter.com/nimc_ng/status/1229844048489439234 In reaction to the post, many Nigerians were quick to lodge their complaints that since they applied, they were yet to get their NIN number. They opined that Nigerians should be treated equally despite the status. Some others in their reactions explained how they...
“You Do Not Deserve To Receive Anthony Joshua’s Belt” – Seun Kuti Attacks Buhari
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“You Do Not Deserve To Receive Anthony Joshua’s Belt” – Seun Kuti Attacks Buhari

Afro Beat singer, Seun Kuti has stated that President Muhammadu Buhari doesn’t deserve to receive Anthony Joshua’s belts. Questioning the reason why the boxing champion wants to present his belts to the President, Kuti asked what Buhari has done to deserve the honor. He also went on to accuse the government of showing off but not ready to invest in Nigerian youths. Reacting to the presentation of the belts, he wrote: ”WHAT FOR? WETIN OGA GENERAL BUHARI CONTRIBUTE TO HIS VICTORY? WETIN DIS GOVT DEY DO PROMOTE OUR SPORT? ALL UNA LIKE NA SHOW, NOT INVESTMENT IN OUR YOUTHS, SO ME I NO SABI WHY JOSHUA SEF WAN PRESENT UNA HIS BELT”.
Anthony Joshua Reveals Boxer He Would Never Defeat
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Anthony Joshua Reveals Boxer He Would Never Defeat

World boxing champion, Anthony Joshua, has admitted that there was no way he could have beaten Mike Tyson, when the American was in his prime. Joshua reclaimed his WBA, IBF, WBO, and IBO belts from Andy Ruiz in Saudi Arabia on Saturday, almost six months after he lost it at Madison Square Garden. His defeat to Ruiz, was his first during his professional career. But the Briton feels he would lost to Tyson if he was still fighting. “Mike Tyson would have battered me! “There was no way I could have taken on that guy. I would have taken that pay cheque. You know what I did against Klitschko in that 6th round when I took that dive? I’m joking. “I would have taken a dive against Tyson. He was a beast. I give all credit and respect to Tyson. Even though Tyson is going on like 5...
Anthony Joshua Sends Strong Warning To Deontay Wilder And Tyson Fury
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Anthony Joshua Sends Strong Warning To Deontay Wilder And Tyson Fury

Anthony Joshua has warned Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury he is ready for a fight after defeating Andy Ruiz. Joshua regained the IBF, WBA and WBO titles from Andy Ruiz Jr on Saturday night, while Wilder will defend his WBC gold against Tyson Fury in February. Joshua told Sky Sports News about facing Wilder: “I’m ready. I’ve got my belts back and I’m ready to fight him. But I’m not looking too far into the future because it takes your eyes off what is front of you. “I take it step by step and, by the time I get to unification, I will be ready. “I’ll knock them down one by one and, when the big boys are ready, I’ll be ready to become the next undisputed champion of the world. “I really want to make that happen.”
Anthony Joshua Is Worried Of Rematch Against Andy Ruiz – Mike Tyson
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Anthony Joshua Is Worried Of Rematch Against Andy Ruiz – Mike Tyson

Former heavyweight champion, Mike Tyson, has said Anthony Joshua should not be worried about his rematch against Andy Ruiz Jr. Joshua has the chance to reclaim the heavyweight world titles he lost to Ruiz on December 7 in Saudi Arabia. The pair of fighters have lost weight ahead of their crunch heavyweight clash and Tyson has weighed in on the world title contest, analysing both of their chances. “Obviously he knows what happened, because I’m sure he’s watched the films. “Because if he’s intelligent like I believe he is, he watched the films over and over of the last encounter he had with Ruiz. And he’s worried, but he should be confident that he can be successful.” Tyson also spoke about Ruiz Jr’s weight loss. The Mexican-American appears to be lighter and the 53-year-old b...
Andy Ruiz Will Defeat Anthony Joshua – Tyson Fury
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Andy Ruiz Will Defeat Anthony Joshua – Tyson Fury

Former heavyweight champion, Tyson Fury has backed current heavyweight champion of the world, Andy Ruiz Jr in his fight against Anthony Joshua this December. According to reports, about 40m dollars will be shared between both fighters and the pair set to put the WBA, WBO and IBF titles on the line. Fury, still undefeated as a boxer, who watched the contest with keen interest, believes the belts will be going back to Ruiz. I see it going pretty much similar to the first fight,” Fury said on the True Geordie podcast.
Anthony Joshua Is Under Pressure – Andy Ruiz Jr
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Anthony Joshua Is Under Pressure – Andy Ruiz Jr

  Andy Ruiz has reckoned that Anthony Joshua is under pressure, worried and focused on getting the belts back in their heavyweight rematch. The Mexican-American stunned the boxing world when he knocked Joshua down four times before stopping him in the seventh round of their heavyweight world title fight in June. Ruiz will put his three belts back on the line in the rematch when the rivals clash in the desert of Saudi Arabia on December 7. ”I think right now he’s pressured, he’s more focused on getting the belts back,” Ruiz told iFL TV. “I think he’s worried about getting the belts back. But I think he’s in it to win it. “He wouldn’t have picked this fight for nothing. Hopefully, he brings it December 7 because I’m going to do whatever it takes to retain those belts a...