Anthony Joshua: Ogun state name street in Sagamu after the Nigerian boxer

Anthony Joshua: Ogun state name street in Sagamu after the Nigerian boxer

- Anthony Joshua has been honoured in Ogun state with a street named after him

- The Nigerian boxer recently defeated Kubrat Pulev to retain his boxing titles

- Joshua is expected to face Tyson Fury in his next fight which will occur in 2020

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World boxing champion Anthony Joshua has been honoured by the Ogun state Government as they have named a street in Sagamu Local Government after the Nigerian and British boxer.

Anthony Joshua is one of the most respected boxers in the world considering his achievement since he started the game of boxing.

The Cinema road in Sagamu Local Government has now been changed to Anthony Joshua way in what is a big community honour for super boxing champion.

Gbenga Banjo who is the Chairman of Sagamu Local Government was said to have made the announcement while speaking at the family house of Anthony Joshua.

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Banjo according to the Punch stated clearly that the Local Government under his leadership decided to honour Anthony Joshua because of the glory he has brought to the land.

He also enjoined the 31-year-old to continue to be a good Ambassador of Sagamu Local Government as he also wished him good luck in his subsequent fights.

Joshua recently retained his world title belts after beating Bulgarian boxer Kubrat Pulev in a big fight staged in London.

The whole boxing fraternities are now expecting Anthony Joshua to face Tyson Fury in his next fight in 2021 which will be a tough one.

Tyson Fury has been undefeated so far in his career, while Anthony Joshua has lost once against Ruiz even though he beat the Mexican in the return match.

Anthony Joshua in action
Anthony Joshua: Ogun state name street in Sagamu after the Nigerian boxer. Photo by Andrew Couldridge
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Earlier, had reported how Muhammadu Buhari who is the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria has congratulated Nigerian-born boxer, Anthony Joshua, for his win over Bulgarian fighter Kubrat Pulev.

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Anthony Joshua was in his best form on Saturday night, December 12, as the Englishman knocked down his Bulgarian opponent in the ninth rounds of the big clash.

Before the fight, Bulgarian boxer Kubrat Pulev explained that he was ready to inflict a big defeat on Anthony Joshua which he failed to get in London.

According to the statement made available by President Buhari's Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adeshina, the 77-year-old made it clear that Anthony Joshua has done well.

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