Do you know this great man known as Anthony Joshua? He is one of the British elite boxers that hold a number of titles. Alongside other previous titles, this man is the current unified heavyweight world champion. This is just an addition to his WBO title that he won March 2018, WBA title that he won in 2017 and IBF title that he won in 2016. He also holds some major regional titles such as the British and Commonwealth heavyweight titles in 2014.
Anthony Joshua has only one known son, Joseph Bayle. So, far there is one known girlfriend Nicole Osborne who is said to be a pole dancer. Their love originates from old-school days.
Joshua currently stays with his mother in her council flat but they share the responsibility of Joseph with Nicole.
Anthony Joshua born on 15 October 1989 in Watford is a son to Robert and Yeta Joshua. This great man spent most of his childhood in Nigeria. He parents divorced when he was five years and his mother decided to move back.
On backing to Watford, he started his secondary education and Kings Langley secondary school where he earned a nickname FEMI. This was from his middle name the Oluwafemi.
While growing up, he excelled in football and athletics. In fact, he broke the 100m record by completing the race in 11.6 seconds.
His boxing career started when his cousin took him to the Finchley boxing club in Barnet. But before that, he was working as a bricklayer. This is where begun his boxing training.
Armature Boxing Career
This man showed to the world that he could do, since the start of his career. This was first asserted when he defeated Eric Berechlin and Chantal McMongle in the amateur boxing championship in June 2011. The Romanian Mihai Nistor later terminated this title.
He later joined the GB Boxing Team where he won the GB Amateur Boxing championship. In 2012, he earned a place in the Olympic Games after a great performance in the world amateur Boxing Championships.
His appearance in London Olympic didn’t go empty-handed. He was among the gold medalist when he won his last game by defeating Roberto camarilla from Italy in the super heavyweight division.
With the dedication Joshua has in boxing for the last ten years, it is not a surprise that his personal life has taken a hit in the long run.
Such dedication can’t allow for long term relationships and he confirmed settling will be a decade ahead.
What came as a surprise with such commitment is when he announced that he is now a father in April 2016. He became a dad, a title he was given after the birth of Prince Joshua to his ex-lover Nicole Osborne.
It is clear that Anthony Joshua is a great man. His Excellency starts from the earlier days of his career. While he is having another close fight, when he will be on the ring against Ruiz on the 1st of June, it will be another great opportunity to add fame to his titles.