Lerena primed for ratings rocket

14641914_10154029066472643_6884178014927477087_nIf Kevin Lerena didn’t know it already, Rodney Berman has spelled it out for him: beat Micki Nielsen next weekend and rocket your way into the world rankings.

Lerena is on the fringes, but Nielsen is smack-bang in the middle of the major ratings – IBF number four, WBC number 10, IBO number five (and also rated 13th by Boxrec) – and puts that status on the line in the “Super Four” final. Continue reading