Father of World Champion, Joshua Clottey has died. Ali Attuquaye Clottey, 63, died on Tuesday after a short illness.
Joshua is currently in the United States of America after losing a 10-round bout to middleweight opponent Gabriel Rosado.
Clottey (39-5, 22 KOs) would cut short his stay in the US and is likely to arrive in Ghana by Wednesday for the necessary funeral arrangements, according to Islamic doctrines.
Joshua Clottey is a Ghanaian professional boxer and former IBF welterweight champion.
Joshua is a tough, orthodox fighter. He has a balanced combination of size, speed, stamina, power, endurance, ring savvy, and a solid chin. In addition, he is an accurate, efficient puncher with effective countering ability. His defensive skills are top notch; he stands upright while holding his arms and gloves high to protect himself, which is similar to Winky Wright's defensive stance. As a result of his defensive prowess and ability to absorb a punch, he has never lost a bout via knock-out.