Ben Murray-Bruce, others salute Anthony Joshua

Anthony Joshua

Anthony Joshua’s remarkable triumph over Alexander Povetkin on Saturday night drew loads of commendation from around the world.

Joshua ­finished Alexander Povetkin in a dramatic seventh round to retain his three world heavyweight titles.

He has now gone 22 fights without defeat.

Nigerians, including Senator Ben Murray-Bruce, took to Twitter to align themselves with the 22-year-old.

Other Nigerians were quick to stake a claim.