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Atiku, Melaye, others react as Anthony Joshua defeats Andy Ruiz

Famous boxing champ, Anthony Joshua beat Andy Ruiz Jr. in his long-awaited battle on Saturday.

The fight took place in Saudi Arabia saw Joshua emerge as champion after 12 rounds of intense duel.

This victory get him back his WBO, IBF and WBA belts that were taken away after his defeat to Ruiz in his first fight.

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.