Hopefully this beatdown wasn’t staged too.
One of many Nigerian brothers that “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett allegedly paid to faux a racist homophobic assault on him has gained the Chicago Golden Gloves newbie boxing match.
Abimbola “Abel” Osundairo, who allegedly took $3,500 from Smollett to assist stage the Jan. 29 incident, took residence the “senior novice division” title Friday night time following a technical knockout within the first spherical, in keeping with the Chicago Tribune.
The division is for less-experienced boxers between 21 and 35 who weigh 178 kilos or much less.
Smollett allegedly employed Abel and his brother Olabinjo “Ola” Osundairo to tough him up and put a noose round his neck so as to drum up sympathy for himself — however instructed Abel “not harm him too badly and provides him an opportunity to look to combat again,” in keeping with a court docket submitting within the case.
Police arrested the brothers on Feb. 13 however reduce them unfastened two days later after interviewing them. Cops later charged Smollett with faking the incident, then abruptly dropped the fees.
Now the Chicago Police Division is suing him in civil court docket for refusing to reimburse town for its $130,000 investigation right into a hoax.
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