Anthony Joshua Champ’s granddad in Sagamu was a badass too, once took out 3 men

According to Anthony Joshua's uncle in Sagamu, the champ's granddad once took out three men all by himself in a fight.

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Anthony Joshua play Anthony Joshua (Daily Mail)
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‘An apple doesn’t fall far from the tree’ a popular saying goes and it seems that applies to the man of the moment, Anthony Joshua.

Joshua is now the biggest star in boxing having defeated veteran Wladimir Klitschko to become the current WBA, IBO and IBF Heavyweight champion on Saturday, April 29.

Wladimir Klitschko and Anthony Joshua play Anthony Joshua defeated Wladimir Klitschko by knockout to become the new WBF, IBF Heavyweight Champion (Reuters)


Joshua knocked out Klitschko in the 11th round, sending the Ukrainian crashing to the floor.

Three times did the 27-year-old knockout Klitschko, once in the fifth round and twice more in the crucial 11th.

He now takes his record to 19 wins in 19 fights.

For Joshua’s uncle Adedamola Joshua in Sagamu, the ancestral village of the England boxer, the boxer got the boxing talent from his granddad.

Shagamu for Anthony Joshua play There was a huge viewing party in Sagamu where hundreds gathered to watch Joshua beat Wladimir Klitschko (Kwese Sports)

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According to Adedamola, Joshua’s granddad once took out three men all by himself in a fight.

The uncle said this to ace sports journalist Colin Udoh who went to cover a massive viewing party that was held for Joshua’s big fight in Sagamu.

Adedamola Joshua and Colin Udoh play Joshua's uncle Adedamola Joshua and Colin Udoh (Twitter/Colin Udoh)


The indigenes in their hundreds trooped to the viewing party to watch their brother and son beat Klitschko.

According to kwese Sports, the viewing party erupted anytime Joshua knocked out his Ukrainian opponent.

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