Botha continues losing streak

2014-03-16 14:46

Francois "White Buffalo" Botha kept his losing streak intact when Andrew Wawrzyk stopped him in the fifth round.

Botha ready for more fights

2013-07-30 11:11

South Africa's former heavyweight boxing champion Francois Botha is not considering retirement just yet.

Botha cleared after drugs claim

2013-06-12 13:05

The WBA has distanced itself from drug allegations against Francois Botha following his defeat to Sonny Bill Williams.

White Buffalo name cleared

2013-06-10 21:00

The WBA has distanced itself from the drug allegations made against Francois Botha following his defeat against Sonny Bill Williams.

SBW has no choice - Botha

2013-02-28 08:58

SA heavyweight Francois Botha says Sonny Bill Williams needs to re-enter the ring, otherwise he will be "known as garbage".

Botha gets Williams rematch

2013-02-17 16:38

Francois Botha will get a second go in the boxing ring against former All Black rugby star Sonny Bill Williams later this year.

Botha 'offered' R1.4m bribe

2013-02-13 07:08

Veteran South African boxer Francois Botha has claimed he was offered R1.4m to throw his fight against Sonny Bill Williams.

Botha wants fight expunged

2013-02-11 14:15

Veteran boxer Francois Botha says he wants a heavyweight defeat to Sonny Bill Williams scrapped from his record.

Botha doping report questioned

2013-02-10 18:23

Doubts have been cast on Francois Botha's reported positive test to a banned substance before his boxing bout against Sonny Bill Williams.

Botha, SBW 'agreed' to change

2013-02-09 10:16

Sonny Bill Williams and Francois Botha agreed to a ten-round fight before they met at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre.


Botha urged to call it a day

2013-08-05 11:20

A former manager of South African heavyweight Francois Botha has urged the boxer to call time on his career.

Botha knocked out by Parker

2013-06-13 13:22

South African heavyweight boxer Francois Botha has been knocked out in the second round of his fight by NZ's Joseph Parker.

'Trimmer' Botha shocks Parker

2013-06-12 10:08

Boxers Joseph Parker and Francois Botha have made their final weigh-ins ahead of Thursday's fight in Auckland.

White Buffalo tops unusual bill

2013-05-28 12:24

There’s never a dull moment when Francois "White Buffalo" Botha fights, who is preparing for his next fight - in New Zealand.

Kiwi agrees to fight Botha

2013-02-26 07:39

Rising Kiwi heavyweight Joseph Parker and South African Francois Botha have "agreed to terms" for a fight in New Zealand in May.

Botha passes drugs test in SA

2013-02-13 21:23

Heavyweight boxer Francois Botha says he has passed a drugs test in South Africa after being accused of doping last week.

Botha to take another drug test

2013-02-11 22:20

South African heavyweight boxer Francois Botha has decided to have another drug test to clear his name.

Botha v SBW to be probed

2013-02-11 09:15

SA's, "Mr.Boxing", Stan Christodoulou, will be part of a probe into the battle between Francois Botha and Sonny Bill Williams.

Botha fails drugs test - report

2013-02-10 12:07

South African heavyweight boxer Francois Botha has tested positive to a banned substance, a report indicates.

WBA could erase Botha defeat

2013-02-09 09:07

Australian boxing officials have not explained why the fight between Francois Botha and Sonny Bill Williams lasted only ten rounds.

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