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5 facts about Kofi Kingston, the Ghanaian-born WWE world champion(With Pictures)

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Kofi Kingston has defied all odds to become the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE)’s newest world heavyweight champion.

Kingston achieved the feat by defeating Daniel Bryan at Wrestlemania 35 on Sunday, April 7 at the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

Known to be a Ghanaian, Kingston’s win has been well-received in Ghana.

We bring you some quick facts about the WWE World champion that many probably did not know.

1. Birth:

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Kingston was born in Kumasi on August 14, 1981, to Elizabeth and Kwasi Sarkodie-Mensah.

He was christened Kofi Nahaje Sarkodie-Mensah. Kofi had a brother, Kwame, and a sister Nana Akua, who passed away in 2015.

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