British boxer Anthony Joshua continues to show that he is very much in touch with his Nigerian roots.
Joshua’s parents Robert and Yeta are from the Sagamu in Ogun State, Nigeria and the boxer identifies very well with it. For his fight against Carlos Takam on Saturday, October 28, the 28-year-old walked out to the ring to Wizkid’s hit record ‘Ojuelegba’.
‘Ojuelegba’ is a hit record by Nigerian pop star Wizkid which was in his 2014 sophomore ‘Ayo’. Joshua is aiming to defend his WBO, IBF world heavyweight titles in his first fight since he beat Wladimir Klitschko in April 2017.
The Olympic medalist was well cheered when his name was mentioned at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff where the fight is holding.
“Oh Anthony Joshua,” the crowd sang as he walked to the ring.