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Hefty package for Anthony Joshua despite title losses

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Despite losing his titles on Saturday night, Anthony Joshua earned a massive £15million (₦ 8.4 billion) in his loss to Ukraine’s  Oleksandr Usyk.

As he awaits triggering off the rematch clause of the bout contract, he is enjoying a 50 per cent pay increase from his last outing against Kubrat Pulev last December, where only 1,000 fans were allowed to attend at the SSE Arena Wembley.

Kunle Solaja is the author of landmark books on sports and journalism as well as being a multiple award-winning journalist and editor of long standing. He is easily Nigeria’s foremost soccer diarist and Africa's most capped FIFA World Cup journalist, having attended all FIFA World Cup finals from Italia ’90 to Qatar 2022. He was honoured at the Qatar 2022 World Cup by FIFA and AIPS.

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