Olabinjo ‘Ola’ Osundairo born in Chicago in 1991 to Nigerian immigrants, spent his first eight years of schooling in Chicago’s schools. He did his high school years in Nigeria while learning about his heritage from the family who lived it. After completing high school, Ola returned to the States for university. Ola graduated with an associate, bachelor, and master’s degree in business.
Interested in pursuing a possible acting career, Ola landed a role on Chicago PD. This role led to a part as a bodyguard on the hit show Empire. Together with his brother, and a college friend, they began a fitness and wellness program, Team Abel.
Interested in fitness and training, Ola decided to give bodybuilding and boxing a go. Not just the physical side of things, but the financial side as well. Ola has just begun his career in boxing, but his goal is to become a boxer children can look up to. If along the way, he wins a match or two all the better.
Abimbola ‘Bola’ Osundairo, born in Chicago in 1993. Of Nigerian descent, Bola did his early schooling in Chicago before moving to Nigeria for high school with his family. Learning about his culture along the way, Bola returned to the United States for college.
Upon completing college with a bachelor’s in science, and a minor in theater, Bola was bitten by the acting bug. After several small roles in Chicago PD, Bola was cast as the lead in the independent film, Friends, Family, and Lovers. Bola followed with a stand-in role on the hit show, Empire. Bola started Team Abel, a fitness and exercise program with his brother and a friend.
After a short stint as a bodybuilder, Bola found a new passion in boxing. He won his first fight when he began his boxing career in December 2018. Bola’s first competition was in March 2019. He won and continued winning each round before winning the final round, ultimately winning the Golden Gloves 2019. After winning the US National Championship and being ranked #1 he was selected to be on Team USA for 2024. Honored to be selected, Bola had to decide his future. Remain on the team, wait four years for the Olympics, or become a professional boxer. Bola chose to become a professional boxer and is on the way to becoming World Champion. As a pro, Bola is 6-0. He is the current African Champion and ranked #25 in the world.