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Vai Sikahema—From Boxer to NFL to News Co-Anchor

Vai Sikahema won the Golden Gloves as a boxer, was the first Tongan to play for the NFL, has been a sportscaster, and currently serves as a news anchor. 

He was inducted into the Polynesian Football Hall of Fame and was recently called to be an Area Seventy for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, where he will provide leadership to several congregations. 

Read “One of Us: Vai Sikahema” in the September 2019 issue of Philadelphia magazine.  

Vai Sikahema on Punching Goalposts, the NFL Catch Rule, and the Amazing Story Behind His Name


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