Wilder revealed this during a roundtable discussion with undefeated linear heavyweight champion Tyson Fury. Wilder and Fury will face off on December 1st, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, in what is expected to be the biggest fight of 2018.
Wilder, 32, 40-0 (39 KOs), recently traced his descendancy and discovered that his family roots can be traced back to tribes in Nigeria. The 6’7”, hard-hitting “Bronze Bomber” was born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. He has never been to Nigeria.
Here’s the clip of Wilder informing Fury of his Nigerian roots: