By Rick Reeno
BoxingScene.com had been advised that IBO light heavyweight champion Thomas Oosthuizen (18-0-1, 13KOs) will defend his title against hard-hitter Marcus Johnson (21-1, 15KOs) on April 27th at the Buffalo Run Casino in Oklahoma, as part of a televised tripleheader on Showtime. Oosthuizen's original opponent, Maxim Vlasov of Russia, was involved in a car accident and was forced to withdraw.
Also on the card, Orlando Del Valle faces Christopher Martin in a super bantamweight bout, and super featherweight prospect Jose Pedraza will open up the televised portion of the show.
Tags: Thomas Oosthuizen , Marcus Johnson