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Historic Win: Buhari Commends Joshua’s Resilience over Jermaine Franklin’s Defeat

President Muhammadu Buhari has hailed the victory of Nigerian-born boxer, Anthony Joshua over Jermaine Franklin, commending the triumph of the gifted pugilist over a formidable opponent. He also praised Joshua’s resilience as exemplary in that despite the adversity that he faced in the fight he was able to come out victorious.

Buhari described Joshua’s fight as heroic and noted that his courage and strength of spirit can inspire all Nigerians to believe they can succeed against all odds. The president, said the Nigeria-born boxer’s resilient spirit is commendable.

It is noteworthy to state that this is not the first time Anthony Joshua has endured a tough battle in the ring. He has shown himself to be a true fighter who doesn’t back down from adversity no matter what comes his way. Joshua’s win over Franklin further proves his will and determination to succeed even in difficult times.

Highlights of the Blockbuster Fight

The two undefeated heavyweights squared off for the WBA, IBF, and WBO heavyweight titles in a closely watched matchup. Even with the odds stacked against Joshua, he managed to come out on top with an impressive 12-round performance.

Joshua was able to land some punishing combinations on his opponent early on, showing his superior boxing skills and punching power. Franklin fought back valiantly, but Joshua’s relentless attacks proved too much for him in the end.

By the end of Round 12, Joshua was clearly the victor in this highly anticipated fight. The judges awarded him a unanimous victory – a testament to his skill and determination and a fitting reward for years of hard work and dedication to the sport of boxing.

How Joshua Beat Franklin and Retained His Title

Anthony Joshua’s historic win over Jermaine Franklin was not only a show of strength, but also a display of his incredible mental fortitude and an affirmation of his excellent training.

Joshua achieved the win with a combination of precise punches and intelligent boxing skills. He slapped Floyd Mayweather’s infamous shoulder roll defense on Franklin multiple times and powered through with powerful left hooks and right crosses to keep him at bay.

Joshua’s ability to focus on the task at hand also shined through as he stayed composed throughout the twelve rounds. Despite taking body punches, he kept up his defense while remaining aggressive in attacking Franklin. This combination led to quick knockouts in the eighth and twelfth rounds, ultimately ending with Joshua retaining his title as the unified heavyweight champion.

Rebecca Ahoame

Written by Rebecca Ahoame

Rebecca is a Student of the Federal University Lafia, Nasarawa State, North-Central Nigeria. She has passion for writing and research. Rebecca writes for NewsWay on Business and Finance.

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