Detroit reality star preps for the boxing ring

We chatted up reality star Nicole “Hoopz” Alexander, who is in Detroit training for her upcoming female celebrity boxing match with TV, tabloid and adult film star Farrah Abraham. Hoopz, a native Detroiter who found fame on reality shows "Flava of Love" and "I Love Money," says she’s participating in the match to raise awareness about bullying. An athletic, self-admitted tomboy, Alexander said she's never boxed before, but said she's confident of a victory because of her competitive nature teamed with the intense training she’s receiving from local boxer Willie Fortune of Jabs Gym. “I’ve had promoters asking me to do this for years,” Hoopz said. “Now it feels right. I’m ready to take care of business.” The battle, a three-round boxing match, will be  Nov. 10 at the Showboat Atlantic City Hotel in New Jersey.

Beasley Stations get new studio

Lady Jane’s Haircuts for Men is partnering with Beasley Radio to unveil the Wicked Awesome Productions Lounge, a state-of-the-art broadcast studio for Beasley Stations — WRIF-FM (101), WCSX-FM (94.7) and WMGC-FM (105.1). Situated in the Lady Jane’s corporate headquarters in downtown Birmingham, the debut show with host Juline Jordan on WCSX is set for 10 a.m. Monday. The other stations will rotate each week. Why, you say? Lady Jane’s Founder Chad Johnson: “The radio stations and the talented local personalities in Detroit have always been a huge part of our brand. We value our relationship with Beasley Radio and I am so excited to be able to build this studio for them, my corporate staff and the people of Birmingham."

Chuck Bennett is the creator of and hosts “Happy Hour” Monday-Friday from 5-7 p.m. on 910AM Superstation.


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