Deon­tay Wilder re­veals his Nige­rian roots

Sunday Trust - - TAMBARI EXTRA -

Amer­i­can heavy­weight boxer, Deon­tay Wilder has re­vealed he has Nige­rian roots dur­ing a re­cent round ta­ble press con­fer­ence ahead of his match with Fury for cham­pi­onship. He made this known when he asked whether he be­lieved he’d be able to beat Tyson Fury in the match to come where he re­sponded say­ing, “It can be an al­ter ego. It can be a spirit. It may be an an­ces­try spirit. Who knows? I’m partNige­rian.”

The 32-year old who was born in Alabama, in the United States also shared that he has never been to Nige­ria or any­where in Africa.

Wilder has held the World Box­ing Cham­pion heavy­weight ti­tle since 2015.

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