Joshua presents belts to President Buhari in London




British born Nigeria World heavyweight boxing champion , Anthony Joshua , on Saturday presented his World heavyweight belts to the President Muhammadu Buhari  in the United Kingdom.


Joshua ’s action attracted accolades from the President’ s aides and his family members , who attended the meeting .
Joshua reclaimed his titles from Andy Ruiz Jr , a Mexican boxer , six months after the Nigerian -born -boxer lost the titles .
The British boxer was born to a Nigerian – Irish father , Robert Joshua , and a Nigerian mother , Yeta Odusanya .


Joshua ’s father ( Robert ) is the grandson of one of Sagamu ’ s greatest men and late patriarch Omo -Oba Daniel Adebambo Joshua , who was born in 1882 .
Ruiz had won the match in Madison Square , New York, while Joshua reclaimed the tiles in Diriyah , Saudi Arabia in December 2019 .


The judges unanimously adjudged Joshua winner with 118 -110 , 118 -110 and 119 -109 over Ruiz Jr and made history by winning the first world heavyweight title bout in the Middle East .
The 30 -year -old now has his WBO , WBA, IBF, IBO heavyweight titles back.

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