KOKO’s Men Of Week: Nigerian International Fighters That Have Got The Swag


Nigeria has always produced world class athletes and fighters that have won world titles,  ranging from Bash Alli winning the World CruiserWeight title to Samuel Peter who defeated Wladmir Klitschko. Nigeria’s Bash Alli even tried becoming the oldest boxer though he wasn’t able to achieve that dream.

The new generation of Nigerian International fighters are dominating the world of combat sport and yet still stay stylish. Here are our top 3 picks:

  1. Usman Kamaru: The Nigerian Nightmare like he his popularly called in the MMA world has also been giving us some really lovely styles just has he has been dominating his opponents in the ring, He has got a fantastic body with abs chiselled artistically, he his got a style of painting his face in either the Nigerian Flag or with multiple patterns for his fights and pre-fights shoots…
  2. Anthony Joshua: AJ is preparing for a fight with Big Baby Miller Jarrell, But has kept his unique fashion sense of always keeping it simple, but very stylish the pounded Yam lover, and world heavyweight from Sagamu, Ogun State Nigeria. Oozes style every time he his on the screens. AJ just received the OBE medal from the Queen of England for his exploits. Nigeria to the world. .
  3. Isreal Adesanya: (born 22 July 1989) is a Nigerian-born New Zealand professional mixed martial artist, kickboxer, and boxer. He is the former Glory middleweight contender winner and King in the Ring two-time cruiserweight and heavyweight champion, which is the most titles in King in the Ring history. He has also competed as a cruiserweight in boxing. As of February 2019, Adesanya is number 5 in official UFC middleweight rankings and in October 2017, he was ranked the number six middleweight worldwide in kickboxing by CombatPress.com. Isreal Mobolaji Adesanya is the personification of the street style with a baby face but would knock you lights out with a fierce round house kick that and would do it with a smile on his face. Photo Credit: Getty


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