One of the brothers who claimed that Jussie Smollett paid them to fake a racist and homophobic attack on him has won the Chicago Golden Gloves amateur boxing tournament.
Abimbola ‘Abel’ Osundairo, 25, who allegedly took $3,500 (£2,700) from Smollett to help stage the January incident, took home the ‘senior novice division’ title on Friday night following a technical knockout in the first round, according to the Chicago Tribune.
His brother, Olabinjo ‘Ola’ Osundairo, 27, also attended the fight along with their lawyer Gloria Schmidt.
The younger Osundairo won the senior novice division at the 178-pound limit over John Broderick. The tournament is broken down into subdivisions by fighter weights, ages and experience levels. Read more