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Oosthuizen vs Pryor Jr. is Possible For Berto-Zaveck

by Mike Coppinger

Sources have advised BoxingScene.com that South African super middleweight prospect Thomas Oosthuizen will make his American debut on Sept. 3 on the undercard of Andre Berto-Jan Zaveck from Biloxi, Miss., likely against Aaron Pryor Jr. Oosthuizen (15-0-1, 11 KOs) is a highly-regarded prospect, a rangy southpaw at 6'4" with good pop. His likely opponent Pryor Jr. (16-3, 11 KOs) would represent by far the sternest test of his career, coming off a big win against Librado Andrade in May.
 
Mike Coppinger is a regular boxing freelancer for USA TODAY and Ring Magazine. He’s a member of the Boxing Writers Association of America, the Ring Ratings Advisory Panel and the Yahoo! Sports Boxing Panel. Follow him on Twitter: @MikeCoppinger.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Leohappy on 08-01-2011

pretty big card i guess. bailey vs. tba russell vs. tba pryor vs. this dude and themain fight ofc. been wondering which fights HBO is planning to televise.

Comment by nycsmooth on 08-01-2011

I don't know the guy frm SA but Andrade is a punching bag...Pryor will make him work but Pryor is , what 6'2", so it may turn into a boxing /holding match...we'll see...but good for the SA peeps to bring…

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