“It was at my first boxing club where I learned discipline," he said. Joshua is very close to his mum, social worker Yeta Odusanya, often posting gushing tributes to her on social media. Prodigious and astonishing in some perception, Joshua rejected £500,000 to go white-collar that year. The year after, he triumphed in the same tourney. But he does buy them out of his own pocket for his nearest and dearest. Anthony Joshua is par… He was by then just midway through the 7 th year. Discover what happened on this day. He has professed a fondness for playing chess and reading and has remarked that they improve his boxing abilities. Anthony Oluwafemi Olaseni Joshua is a British professional boxer and a unified world heavyweight champion. Anthony Oluwafemi Olaseni Joshua was born on 15 October 1989 in Watford, Hertfordshire, the son of Yeta and Robert Joshua.

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He has successfully represented Britain at the Olympics, Commonwealth Games, and several other international sporting events. It was such a nice touch, and it give the little boy a big lift.”. “He’s sorted out me, my wife and the other coaches at my gym.”. Other card holders include Ed Sheeran and David Beckham. Joshua recently spoke of being with his family in lockdown. For further details of our complaints policy and to make a complaint please click here. That's why he still visits every week, and he's gone above and beyond when people there have needed it. He holds the IBF title since 2016, the WBA (Super) title since 2017, the WBO since March 2018, the 1BO title since 2017, as well as the British and Commonwealth title at the regional level from 2014 to 2016. This proved to be a turning point as he soon began training as a boxer here. Siblings – Janet Joshua (Sister), Jacob Joshua (Younger Brother), Loretta Joshua (Sister), Nikita Joshua (Younger Sister) Others – James A. Odusanya (Maternal Grandfather), Olufunmilayo Solanke (Maternal Grandmother), Ben Ileyemi (Cousin) (Professional Boxer) His parent’s ancestry can be ferret out to the Yoruba tribe of Nigeria. As a result of their relationship, Osbourne gave birth to Joseph Bayley Temiloluwa Prince Joshua in October 2015.

Anthony Oluwafemi Olaseni Joshua (born 15 October 1989) or AJ as he is fondly called is an English professional boxer and currently a two-time unified heavyweight world champion. However, they managed to keep his birth a … It’s great," the 6ft 6ins champ said of living with his mum again at the time.

In 2009, AJ won the Haringey box cup and re-performed the same triumph the succeeding year. Joshua won the fight and defended his title successfully as he sent Breazeale down in a knockout in Round 7. He excelled at football and athletics while growing up and showed great promise as a sprinter when he broke the 100m record where he completed the run in 11.6 seconds. Anthony Oluwafemi Olaseni Joshua was born October 15, 1989, in Watford Hertfordshire England to both Yeta Joshua and Robert Joshua. Sean insists that his boxing club is built on teamwork, and Joshua agrees. Joshua won the bout as Martin showed-off a terrible performance of which he blamed of on distractions before the fight. Joshua spent some of his early years in Nigeria as a boarding school student at When he was five years old, his parents split, and his mother decided to move back to the UK. Also that year, he emerged the winner of the ABA championship which he spectacularly did in the bout 18 as a juvenile boxer then. Joshua has a fleet of cars himself – but hasn’t had to pay a penny for them as they’re gifted by his sponsors, Jaguar Land Rover. Anthony Joshua was born to Robert and Yeta Joshua on 15 October, 1989 in Watford, Hertfordshire.