It was the battle of the dons a fight between Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz Jnr, this has been a much anticipated fight as a lot was on the line. Anthony had a lot to prove as he cold not loose this time for the second time he had a score to settle
In true Nigerian style he walked in the ring with Fela Kuti’s song water no get enemy the song helped him win his title and in true Nigerian form he had to pay tribute to his Nigerian roots.
The song, released in 1975, was inspired by Kuti’s experience with police in his home country when they allegedly planted hard drugs on the musician to incriminate him.
The song therefore is about the struggles of life and trying to find a way to overcome suffering and perseverance and then expressing your freedom.
The boxer has grown up in the UK but this clearly stated that he will forever honour his Nigerian heritage as this was a highlight in his boxing career.
From the moment the boxer walked on the ring to the fight you could just see this was not just a fight it was something deeper it was more than just winning. It was a statement of hope and overcoming and he could not have chosen a better time to put focus on Africa as a whole for that we salute him.