Top notched Nigerian celebrities including, Don Jazzy, Olamide, Asisat Oshoala, Eniola Badmus and more have supported Anthony Joshua after he lost to Mexican underdog, Andy Ruiz in a fight which took place at Madison Square in New York.
Andy Ruiz 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.
Below are reactions from top Nigerian celebrities who reacted to Joshua’s defeat.
Tunde Ednut said 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;