“Shock” is knocking on doors but no one is answering
WBC Silver / WBA Fed Centro Super-Featherweight Champion, O’Shaquie “Shock” Foster, also known as “Ice Water” , a native of Orange, Texas, who currently plies his trade at The Main Street Boxing Gym, also known as The House of Pain, in Houston, Texas, is searching for a dance partner for his post pandemic return to the ring.
After calling out everyone from Ryan Garcia to Tank Davis and almost everyone in between, he is still without an opponent and still trying to convince other 130 pound prospects to face him. Top Rank recently put out feelers to Foster (17-2-0 with 10 KO’s) asking him if he would be interested in fighting Top Rank prospect Abraham Nova (18-0 with 14 KO’s) and according to Foster he immediately agreed, without even discussing dates, pay, contract details etc, only to be told minutes later, “Nova won’t fight Foster.”
Being that Foster is rated above Nova in every major sanctioning organization’s rankings as well as Box Rec’s rankings, one would think that Nova would be ready to knock Foster out of his higher ranking and move up into that ranking by beating Foster, but apparently this is not the case.
Foster is active on social media, has recently signed a promotional deal with Lou Dibella, and can be found most days at The Main Street Boxing Gym, sharpening his skills and sparring some of the best 125 through 140 pound boxers in the world including Shakur Stevenson, Miguel Flores, and Regis Prograis, so unlike a few of his 130 pound peers, he’s not a hard man to find.