Dogboe's dad apologizes for Trump-based barb

From ESPN - March 14, 2018

Paul Dogboe, the father of interim junior featherweight world titleholder Isaac Dogboe, apologized for his insensitive comments toward full titleholder Jessie Magdaleno on Wednesday.

On Tuesday, Paul Dogboe told Ghana's Pulse news website, "We hope Magdaleno will not run like a chicken, we hope he makes the weight and comes in with no excuses, because we are ready for him. We are ready to eat him like a chicken. We are focused and our only mission is to devour him, eat the crazy chicken, throw him over the wall of Mexico and present the title to Donald Trump. Magdaleno will run when he sees Isaac."

Top Rank promoter Bob Arum, a vocal critic of Trump's immigration policies, took exception to Paul Dogboe's comments, especially because while Magdaleno's family is of Mexican heritage, Magdaleno was born in Las Vegas, and he resides in that city.

"I condemn the intolerant rhetoric coming from Isaac Dogboe's father regarding Jessie Magdaleno and advise him to apologize," Arum said.


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