Anthony Joshua, the new British boxing heavyweight champ, was rejected by Nigeria back in 2008 — Quartz Africa

Anthony Joshua, the new British boxing heavyweight champ

Anthony Joshua was refused a chance to fight for Nigeria at the 2008 Olympics Anthony Joshua, the new British boxing heavyweight champ, was rejected by Nigeria back in 2008 — Quartz Africa …

British heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua ponders coming

Apr 30, 2017 · Reigning heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua of Britain talks about building his brand in America after stopping Wladimir Klitschko, but knows big …

Anthony Joshua was rejected by Nigeria before boxing

Ahead of his anticipated WBA championship bout against Wladimir Klitschko on Saturday, April 29, it has been revealed that Anthony Joshua was rejected by Nigerian coaches.

Anthony Joshua: How Nigerian boxing officials rejected

Speaking with UK Sun, Okorodud recalled that nine years back, Joshua’s efforts to represent Nigeria at the 2008 Olympic Games were futile as the Nigerian boxing officials turned him down.

Nigeria And Britain Fight Over Who Claims Anthony Joshua

A former Nigerian boxing champion, Jeremiah Okorodudu, told the UK Sun that Joshua came to Nigeria in 2007 to explore the possibility of representing Nigeria at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Anthony Joshua: fighting for Britain but fuelled by Nigeria

W orld heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua’s middle name is Oluwafemi. To those in the know, no other proof of his Nigerian heritage is needed: Femi is a common Yoruba name.

How Nigerian boxing officials rejected Anthony Joshua

Jeremiah Okorodudu, a former boxing champion, has revealed how boxing rave of the moment, Anthony Joshua, was rejected by Nigerian boxing officials nine years ago.

How Nigeria rejected boxer Anthony Joshua | CGTN Africa

For the new IBF and WBA heavyweight champion of the world, Anthony Oluwafemi Joshua, he knows this better than anybody else. During Saturday night’s fight, a back-and-forth boxing match that brought the sport under the mainstream eye, Joshua could have fought Vladimir Klitschko wearing the green-white-green banner of Nigeria rather than the British Union Jack.

Anthony Joshua is world IBF and WBA heavyweight boxing

Britain’s Anthony Joshua (L) throws a jab at Ukraine’s Wladimir Klitschko during the seventh round of their IBF, IBO and WBA, world Heavyweight title fight at …

Joshua crowned British heavyweight champion after brutal

Dec 13, 2015 · Anthony Joshua crowned British heavyweight champion after brutal Dillian Whyte knockout ANTHONY JOSHUA brutally knocked out Dillian Whyte in the seventh round to win the British heavyweight title.

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Will the World Ever Get an Undisputed Heavyweight Boxing

Britain’s world heavyweight champ Anthony Joshua is fighting the unheralded Carlos Takam, for the title on Saturday night. Sputnik looks at why Joshua is not fighting the other two world champions and what the chances are of the world ever getting an undisputed heavyweight champ again. Boxing fan