KO Chicago Radio and Dominic Pesoli's 8 Count Productions, home of THE BEST IN CHICAGO BOXING, is proud to present Hall of Fame Trainer Jesse Reid and Chicago's hottest female prospect Rita Figueroa at 6pm tonight on AM-1530.
Reid, one of the most knowledgeable men in boxing, will speak about his charge, Lamon Brewster, as he finishes preparations for his heavyweight championship bout with Andrew Golota on May 21st at the United Center in Chicago. He also will join in the discussion of the Diego Corrales/Jose Luis Castillo bout, the state of the heavyweight division, the upcoming Felix Trinidad/Winky Wright PPV and Chicago's own Al “Speedy” Gonzales. In his illustrious career, Jesse has trained numerous world champions including Johnny Tapia and Paul Spadafora.
Rita Figueroa has quickly become Chicago's hottest female prospect with her crowd-pleasing style and heavy hands. Rita will speak on her upcoming fight plans as well as upcoming major women's bouts including the upcoming Million Dollar Lady bout between Lucia Rijker and Christy Martin.
Other topics to be discussed by the KO Chicago Radio panel include Fernando Vargas' upcoming bout in Chicago and the next 8 Count Productions SOLO BOXEO de Miller show on June 10th at the Aragon Ballroom.
KO Chicago Radio hits the Chicagoland airwaves at 6pm every Wednesday night on AM 1530 and features the finest in the boxing world of fighters, trainers, managers and promoters. Recent guests have included two-time junior middleweight champion Fernando Vargas, Carl Moretti of Main Events, Hall of Fame Trainer Angelo Dundee and heavyweights John Ruiz and Calvin Brock along with Chicago's hottest local prospects, Dave Pareja and Francisco Rodriguez.
KO Chicago Radio features Dominic Pesoli, President of 8 Count Productions, Ken Fletcher, “Master of Ceremonies” at all 8 Count Productions events, Chicago's Boxing historian Marshall Christopher, Mikey DeSimone, as well as Bernie Bahrmasel, publicist for 8 Count Productions and Double B