Yakubu Aiyegbeni pictured with Anthony Joshua in a gym
Former Portsmouth, Middlesbrough, Everton, Leicester City, Blackburn Rovers and Coventry city goal poacher, Yakubu Aiyegbeni has shown solidarity with the World Heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua in a gym as he prepares for his WBA titles defense bout.
The former Super Eagles forward have been sharing pictures and videos of himself displaying his punching skills, and his recent pose with Joshua could be an indication that the ‘Yak’ might commence another career in boxing.
Nigerian born Joshua boasts of an unblemished professional record of 19 KO wins from 19 fights, including a memorable triumph over Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley in April.
The Nigeria will defend both his IBF and WBA belts.
The expected start time is 11 pm UK time(10; pm Nigerian Time), this could change depending on the duration of other fights on the night.