Nigerians celebrities are celebrating Anthony Joshua after his win in his fight against Kubrat Pulev to retain his status as boxing unified heavyweight champion of the world.
Joshua knocked out Bulgarian boxer, Pulev, in the ninth round of their world title bout at the SSE Arena, Wembley, to retain his WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, and IBO heavyweight titles.
His pal, DJ Cuppy, daughter of billionaire business, Femi Otedola went on Twitter page to congratulate the champ. She tweeted, “WHOOOP! Congrats to @AnthonyFJoshua and my family! …Where are we going for Christmas champ?”
Legendary Nigerian beatmaker, Don Jazzy also took to his Twitter account to react to Joshua’s win. Fondly called Don Baba J, he tweeted, “Ahh already. That’s my boy. I trained him well lol.”
In his tweet, prolific rapper, Vector, revealed that he has never seen a man receive so much jabs in his life. “I have actually never seen a man take this many uppercuts. Him lower jaw na usher wey Dey receive incoming ‘hands’.
Music executive, Bankuli, took to his Instagram page to post a picture of the champion and captioned it, “And still standing tall @anthonyjoshua knocked Pulev down thrice.”
Funnyman, Owen G, also used his Instagram account to congratulate Joshua over his win. He posted a picture of the boxing champion with the caption, “Congrats AJ @anthonyjoshua, dem nor reach. Eba must always overpower bread and tea.”
Popular English broadcaster, Piers Morgan, apparently impressed with Joshua’s performance took to his Twitter account to congratulate him. “BOOM! Brilliant KO performance by anthonyfjoshua – against one helluva tough opponent in Pulev,” Morgan wrote, The Punch reports