Oshae Jones vs. Sonya Dreiling
The Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, New York, USA – 11 June 2022
Friday night at The Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, New York, 2021 Olympic Bronze Medal winner Oshae Jones will make her pro debut against Sonya Dreiling in a six-round welterweight bout.
Jones, 24 of Toledo, Ohio began boxing at the age of 12, spawning a magnificent amateur career that saw her amass a record of 60-9 whilst competing all over the world.
Oshae received the key to her hometown, and was honored with a parade upon coming home with her Olympic Bronze Medal.
She dominated and won many prestigious tournaments such as the 2020 Stramdja, 2020 Boxam International, 2017 Eastern Elite Qualifier, 2016, 2017 and 2018 Elite Nationals, as well as the 2016 Youth Open and 2014 National PAL.
Two of Oshae’s most significant victories came when she received the Gold Medal at the 2019 Pan Am Games and finished first at the 2020 United States Olympic Trials.
Dreiling of Fort Payne, Alabama is 4-2 with two knockouts. The 32 year-old Dreilng is a three year professional, and has a win over Jordanna Garcia (4-0-1).
At Thursday’s weigh-in, both fighters checked in at 147 3/4 lbs.
On the same card at Turning Stone, heavyweight Joe Jones (13-4, 10 KOs) takes on Amron Sands (11-2, 9 KOs) in a bout scheduled for eight-rounds.
Jones of Lynchburg, Virginia is coming off a second round stoppage over former world title challenger Junior Wright on December 2nd in New York. Jones also has a first round stoppage over previously undefeated Montez Brown (8-0).
Sands of Orlando, Florida is looking to get back in the win column after dropping his last two bouts.
Jones weighed 210 lbs. Sands was 282.
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