18 Facts About Anthony Ogogo


Anthony Osejua Ojo Ogogo was born on 24 November 1988 and is an English professional wrestler and former professional boxer signed to All Elite Wrestling .

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In 2015, Anthony Ogogo participated in the 13th series of Strictly Come Dancing.

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Anthony Ogogo was born to an English mother and Nigerian father.

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Anthony Ogogo secured his place on the GB Boxing team for the 2012 London Olympics in Trabzon, Turkey in April 2012.

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One fight from a bronze medal, Anthony Ogogo fought Germany's Stefan Hartel in the quarter-finals.

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In December 2012, Anthony Ogogo signed his first professional contract, with Los Angeles-based promotional company Golden Boy Promotions.

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On 29 May 2016 Anthony Ogogo needed less than three rounds to win his comeback from injury.

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Anthony Ogogo defeated Frane Radnic, after knocking Radnic down from a left in the 1st round.

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Anthony Ogogo fought for the third time in just seven weeks against experienced 37 year old Bronislav Kubin in Berlin on the undercard of a super-middleweight world title fight.

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Anthony Ogogo fought Craig Cunningham for the vacant WBC International middleweight title.

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Anthony Ogogo suffered his first loss since turning pro, having been dropped by Cunningham in round 2, who then controlled the remainder of the fight.

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Anthony Ogogo was staggered by Cunningham's accurate counter punching in rounds four and five.

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In January 2019, Anthony Ogogo expressed hope that after his eye surgery he could come back to the ring.

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Anthony Ogogo returned to the ring on the 1 December taping of AEW Dark: Elevation in an eight-man tag match pitting The Nightmare Factory against four local competitors, which aired on YouTube on 7 December 2021.

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On 3 January 2008, Anthony Ogogo entered Big Brother: Celebrity Hijack on Channel 4, finishing in fourth place.

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Anthony Ogogo had a naked photoshoot for Attitude magazine and continues to work as a semi-professional model through his official website.

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However, on the semi-final, Anthony Ogogo had to withdraw due to an injury he sustained from his dive the previous week.

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On 21 August 2015, it was announced that Anthony Ogogo would be competing on Strictly Come Dancing, together with Oti Mabuse.

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