Anthony Joshua Poses With Nigerian Flag After Epic Loss.

by Ginigaeme Emeka

Anthony Joshua Poses With Nigerian Flag After Epic Loss.


On the 1st of June 2019, the British star, suffered one of boxing biggest shocks, when the referee brought the fight against Andy Ruiz Jr to an end at the seventh round at Madison square garden, New York.

Anthony Joshua was knocked down twice in the third round and twice in the seventh round, after the seventh round Andy Ruiz Jr was declared the winner, taking home Joshua’s IBF, WBO, and WBA super heavyweight titles.

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Andy Ruiz Jr took the fight with just five weeks’ notice after Joshua’s original opponent Jarrell Miller failed three drugs tests in the build-up.


Apart from taking home Joshua’s three belts, Andy Ruiz Jr is understood to have made around five million pounds from the fight, this is said to be the biggest pay of his career. Anthony Joshua was said to have made around twenty million pounds from the match as well.

Despite the loss, Joshua was asked to take a picture with the Nigerian flag by a fan who goes by the name Joi John, which he did happily with the flag hung against his body for the pose, with the green and white colours of the flag well displayed.

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