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.