By Eric Raskin
Lemieux-Rosado is supported by two televised undercard fights that promise to be similarly competitive. In another middleweight fight, unbeaten 23-year-old Hugo “The Boss” Centeno Jr., a product of the boxing hotbed of Oxnard, California, faces James “The King” De La Rosa, a 27-year-old Texas-based fighter fresh off a September win over Alfredo Angulo. The King vs. The Boss might sound like a debate between rock music fans, but at the Barclays Center on Saturday night, they’ll be trying to shake and rattle each other and roll to contender status.
The Lemieux-Rosado main event will be mirrored in the junior welterweight division when comebacking prospect Thomas Dulorme meets Philly veteran Hank Lundy. The 24-year-old Puerto Rican Dulorme has won five straight since his TKO loss to Luis Carlos Abregu, while Lundy is riding a three-fight win streak of his own in which he’s hardly lost a round. This feels like a flip-a-coin type affair—fitting nicely onto a card for which random chance is as good a method as any for predicting all the winners.