The ‘Drake curse’ has taken its toll on British-Nigerian heavyweight champion, Anthony after he lost to Mexican boxer, Andy Ruiz Jnr, Last night.
Recall that the boxer who was unbeaten previously, had on March 12, 2019 posted a picture of him and Drake, vowing to break the ‘Drake Curse’ in his next match.
The Drake Curse, a trend whereby any club or athlete the Canadian rapper snaps alongside, ends up losing the next big event.
‘Bout to break the curse #June1st,’ he captioned the photo with the rapper .
Initially, Joshua admitted to the reality of the curse after his initial opponent Jarrell Miller failed a drug test.
‘You know about the Drake curse? It is real though. Do you know what is weird actually? I took a picture with Drake before Miller got banned.’
‘Miller had his drug test and the whole fight went to pot. The fight was cancelled’ he said during his appearance on The Michael Kay Show in May.
After losing the fight, Anthony Joshua now joins the list of football stars including Arsenal forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Paul Pogba and PSG defender Layvin Kurzawa among were affected by the curse.
Paris Saint-Germain suffered it’s biggest defeat in a 5 – 1 thrashing at the hands of Lille, after Kurzawa shaped with Drake