Glo Hails Its Ambassador, Joshua, as Worthy Champion


National Telecommunications Company, Globacom, has congratulated Nigerian–born British boxer, Anthony Joshua, on the successful defence of his world boxing titles against Bulgarian challenger, Kubrat Pulev, at the Wembley Arena in London on Saturday night.

Joshua, a Glo brand ambassador, retained his four world heavyweight titles, International Boxing Federation (IBF),World Boxing Association (WBA), World Boxing Organisation (WBO), and International Boxing Organisation (IBO) by knocking out Pulev in the 9th round.

In a statement in Lagos on Sunday, Globacom commended the pugilist for his focus, tenacity and boxing prowess which earned him the victory, adding that the company was very proud to have him as one of its brand ambassadors.

The company stated that Joshua’s victory further reinforced the message, “Champions go the distance and they go further”,in the Glo commercial, “Heart of a Champion”, released by the operator in the build-up to the bout.

“Like you stated in the television commercial, ‘I was born hungry for success, it’s the Nigerian way’, you clearly demonstrated, right from the start of the fight, the determination to excel, the resilience and the ‘can-do’ spirit which Nigerians are known for, thus achieving the remarkable victory”, Globacom said.

With this victory, Anthony Joshua’s professional boxing record has now moved to 24 fights, 23 victories, with 22 knock outs and one loss.

His next fight is expected to be a heavyweight unification bout against World Boxing Council (WBC) Heavyweight champion, Tyson Fury, which will determine who becomes the undisputed Heavyweight Boxing Champion of the world.