Nigerian celebrities took to social media to react to Anthony Joshua’s defeat by Mexican underdog, Andy Ruiz in a fight which took place at Madison Square in New York.
Recall we reported that the Mexican knocked out Anthony Joshua in the 7th round, to inflict his first defeat and win the IBF, WBA and WBO titles.
When he was knocked down in the third round, he appeared on the verge of losing as routinely as Joshua’s previous 22 opponents, but he immediately responded with two knockdowns that left Joshua fortunate to survive.
On the occasion of the defending champion’s US debut, at New York’s revered Madison Square Garden, he was dethroned as the world’s leading heavyweight by a significant underdog who took advantage of becoming a late-notice opponent to secure a life-changing win.
Some Nigerian celebrities who took to social media to social media to react to Anthony Joshua’s defeat by Andy Ruiz, include Super Falcons star, Asisat Oshoala, Don Jazzy, celebrity Arsenal critic, Kelechi, Tunde Ednut, Olamide, Eniola Badmus and many others..
Tunde Ednut who reacted, claimed he saw the defeat coming.
Celebrity Arsenal critic, Kelechi wrote;
“Keep your head up champ @anthony_joshua 🙏. These things happen. You will come back stronger. Congrats Ruiz.”
Olamide on the other hand wrote;
“We rise and fall champ ….. no matter what you going through champ just know the greatest gotto suffer sometimes. Comeback stronger 💪🏾 🇳🇬”
Don Jazzy also wrote;