World-famous boxing champion, Anthony Joshua beat Andy Ruiz Jr. in their highly anticipated fight on Saturday. The fight which took place in Saudi Arabia saw Joshua emerging the champion after 12 rounds of intense duel.
Ruiz shocked the boxing world, when he stopped Joshua in seven rounds on June 1 in New York.
But the Mexican-American handed back the IBF, WBA and WBO heavyweight world titles in a unanimous decision, when they met for the second time in the Diriyah Arena, Saudi Arabia.
Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, has congratulated World famous boxing champion, Anthony Joshua for beating Andy Ruiz Jr. in their highly anticipated fight.
Reacting, Lawan congratulated Joshua on his win.
According to him, Joshua on Saturday night displayed the indomitable spirit of champions.
“Joshua displayed the resilience and the indomitable spirit of champions. He is indeed a champion.”
Also, Festus Keyamo said Anthony Joshua’s win shows that ‘Winners are those who possess the ability to dust themselves up and rise again each time they fail or fall.”
Keyamo said this on his Twitter page while celebrating Joshua’s comeback.
He wrote: “The stunning comeback of Anthony Joshua reaffirms the fact that winners are not those who are too strong to fail or fall; it is rather those who possess the ability to dust themselves up and rise again each time they fail or fall, because failure sometimes occurs even to winners.”
Reacting, Atiku Abubakar, Former Vice President took to his Twitter page to congratulate Joshua.
He wrote: “Great to see Anthony Joshua reclaim the championship. A good fight.”
Also, Senator Dino Melaye took to his Twitter page to congratulate Joshua.
Melaye wrote: “Congratulations Anthony Joshua.”
Reno Omokri, a former aide to ex-president Goodluck Jonathan wrote “Anthony Joshua has done it! He is once again the heavyweight champion of the world.
“Nigeria is back on the world map! Andy Luiz has himself been destroyed by Joshua. A unanimous decision. What a great night!
Also, former Bayelsa lawmaker, Ben Bruce congratulated Joshua for making Nigerians proud.