World heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua defeated Ukrainian giant Wladimir Klitschko in an epic 11 round battle at Wembley Stadium on Saturday.

And the undefeated fighter will be honoured for his heroics in Nigeria where his parents were born.

According to ESPN, the Sagamu International Stadium in the state of Ogun will be renamed the Anthony Joshua Stadium whilst Cinema Street will also be named Anthony Joshua Street.

Joshua’s family own around half of the land and property on one side of the street and the cinema was built by his great grandfather Omo-Oba Daniel Adebambo Joshua in the 50s.

Hundreds of people flocked in Sagumu to watch Joshua claim the biggest victory of his career.


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