I’m an Edo man — American boxer, Deontay Wilder, reveals

Popular American Boxer, Deontay Wilder also known as bronze bomber has  revealed that he is an Edo man.

The Heavyweight boxer made this known to her fans and followers via a post on his verified Instagram page.

The trilogy (3rd fight) between the former heavyweight champion, Deontay Wilder and British man, Tyson Fury is set to take place at T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, Nevada on October 9, 2021.

Recall that Fury and Wilder first fought in December 2018, with the bout ending in a controversial draw. The pair had a rematch in February 2020, with Fury emerging victorious via seventh-round technical knockout to capture the WBC and vacant Ring magazine heavyweight titles. Wilder initiated a contractual rematch clause in March, with the bout initially being scheduled for July 18. However, due to Wilder still recovering from surgery and concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Deontay Wilder in the recent Instagram post wrote;

“I was born to be a warrior, Ima Edo man. It permeates my blood and travels through my veins.”

See his post below;

See reactions the post generated below;

officialowengee : Edo to the world, we love and celebrate you, you should visit our great state someday soon and threat you to our rich splendo.

debigtee: That’s the Naija spirit 💪

obama.azagba: Till this day 🇳🇬 

mr.ajaks : There are 3 major ethnic groups in Edo state Nigeria; Bini, Esan and Afemai (Etsako, Akoko Edo and Owan). Almost all the ethnic groups owe their origin to Benin City. This explains their similarity in language or dialects. . The people of Bini have one of the richest dress cultures in West Africa. Which is exactly the same as the dress culture of the pre-colonial Benin kingdom. They are known for their beads, body marks, bangles, anklets, and raffia work . Various festivals are held in Benin City yearly to celebrate various historic occasions and seasons. Igue festival is the most popular of the festivals where the Oba celebrates the history and culture of his people and blesses the land and the people. . I am Edo myself from Owan clan and we look forward to welcoming you one day Deontay..

scarface_affiliate: Everybody claiming Nigeria and we that are here want to Japa

presh_pr: We ain’t even claiming him till after his October match 😂

thriftshoesgallery: Very sweet to rep Nigeria from the abroad

felinefitstore: My edo people should give him edo name sharp sharp abeg. Let’s welcome our brother home

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