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Leatherwood vs. Centeno Jr

KeAndrae Leatherwood Confident Going Into Centeno Bout

Leatherwood photoNEW YORK (Feb. 28, 2013) – One of the most dynamic prospects in the junior middleweight division, KeAndrae “Lightning” Leatherwood (12-1-1, 8 KO’s), will headline the March 8 edition of ShoBox: The New Generation live on SHOWTIME at 11 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the West Coast) from Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California.

Leatherwood will be opposed by undefeated prospect Hugo Centeno Jr. (17-0, 8 KO’s), of Oxnard, Calif., in a 10-round junior middleweight bout promoted by Golden Boy Promotions in association with Boxing 360. Leatherwood, of Tuscaloosa, Ala., was a standout amateur who fought in more than 120 bouts, including competing in the National Junior Olympics and International Junior Olympics.

Centeno Jr. vs. Leatherwood, a 10-round junior middleweight bout, is presented by Golden Boy Promotions and sponsored by Corona. Doors open at 5:00 p.m. PT on fight night with the first bell sounding at 5:15 p.m. PT. The ShoBox: The New Generation telecast will air live on SHOWTIME beginning at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the West Coast). Continue reading