Undefeated super middlweight contender Thomas Oosthuizen (22-0-2, 13 KO's) is off the HBO card on January 18th that will feature Jean Pascal vs Lucian Bute as the Main Event. Oosthuizen was supposed to open the card against Eleider Alvarez however a motorcyle accident has forced him off the show. Promoter Rodney Berman has also dropped Oosthuizen. Rumors stated that Oosthuizen was well overweight two weeks prior to the fight. Berman said that he is done with Oosthuizen stating a history of issues with the fighter.