Anthony Oluwafemi Olaseni Joshua better known as Anthony Joshua is a British professional boxer. He is the former world heavyweight champion and has also won gold at the 2012 Olympics for Great Britain. Anthony has only 3 tattoos on his body. Let us take a look at what they are and the meanings they hold.
1. ‘Lion and Scenery’ Tattoos
Tattoo: The left hand’s middle finger of the boxer contains two tattoos. The upper part of his left middle finger contains a tattoo of the face of a lion. The lower part of his left middle finger contains a tattoo of a night scene with the full moon shining on fir trees.
Meaning: Joshua is very fond of lions as they are strong beasts and claims that his personality matches with them.
2. Back Tattoo
Tattoo: The back of the fighter contains a tattoo of a design made in the outline of a lion roaring along with a few numbers inked below it.
Meaning: This is another one of his lion tattoos, the beasts he is fond of.
3. Map Tattoo
Tattoo: Anthony’s right shoulder contains a tattoo of the map outline of Africa. Above it is the word, “Wisdom” inked. The map of Nigeria, his homeland is also highlighted within the map outline of Africa.
Meaning: The African map tattoo shows his love for his family roots as his mother was a Nigerian and was born in Nigeria, Africa.