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Boxing Legends Hail Victory Of British-Nigerian Born Anthony Joshua Over Wladmir Klitschko

Some boxing legends, as well as enthusiasts across the globe, have hailed the victory of British-Nigerian born Anthony Joshua over Wladimir Klitschko.

Joshua became the unified heavyweight world champion by adding the WBA belt to his IBF title, with an eleventh-round stoppage of Wladimir Klitschko in a thrilling fight yesterday at Wembley.

The twenty-seven-year-old was earlier sent to the canvass in the sixth round, but had Klitschko on the canvas twice in the penultimate rounds, before the referee stepped in.

The boxing legends and enthusiasts, who wrote on their twitter handles, noted that the match was an epic encounter between two great boxers who gave spectators, a run for their money.

Former heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis said it was a Crackin Fight and congratulated both boxers for giving the fans something to talk about.

American boxing great, Sugar Ray Leonard described the encounter as an amazing fight, with two great fighters.

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