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Nigerian-born British boxer, Anthony Joshua is back in Nigeria after recently losing his world titles to Mexican boxer Andy Ruiz Jr.

On Saturday the boxer was seen in the popular Lagos slum, called Makoko.

The boxer visited the Slum2School initiative located in Makoko, spending time time with the children there.

Videos of his visit were shared on the twitter and Instagram pages of the initiative.

Joshua was seen sharing with the kids some boxing tips and motivating about the sports.

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The boxer previously was assisted by officials of the Slum2school initiative to tour the slum to witness life of dwellers there.


Joshua took time to interact with residents and observed efforts being made to impact lives of slum dwellers.

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Joshua, previously undefeated lost for the first time in the United States.

He was defending his IBF, WBA and WBO titles but was knocked down four times in the fight before the referee waved off the contest in the seventh.

Joshua is hoping to retake his titles in a rematch with Mexican boxer Andy Ruiz Jr.

 

 

Source: Africafeeds.com

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