Anthony Joshua (R) lands a punch on Bulgaria’s Kubrat Pulev (L) throughout their heavyweight world title boxing match at Wembley Arena in north west London on December 12, 2020.
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President Muhammadu Buhari celebrates the decisive victory of Nigerian-born boxer, Anthony Joshua, over Kubrat Pulev Saturday night time.
The President says by retaining his IBF, WBA, and WBO titles, Joshua has given boxing lovers around the world, and significantly in Nigeria, one thing to cheer.
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He recollects his assembly with the heavyweight champion in London earlier within the 12 months, describing Anthony Joshua as a humble, properly introduced up younger man, “who will still go places.”
President Buhari needs Joshua all the perfect in his dream struggle in opposition to Tyson Fury, saying he has the prayers and goodwill of Nigerians going with him.