ARTICLES RELATING TO FRANCOIS BOTHA

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.

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Botha v Parker

2013-06-13 14:07

See all the best pics from the fight between Francois "Buffalo" Botha and Joseph Parker.

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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.

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The Buffalo v Joe Parker

2013-04-09 10:02

See pics of the press conference ahead of the Frans Botha v Joseph Parker fight.

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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 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.

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Botha: It was a fix

2013-02-13 08:39

Listen to Frans Botha talk about his fight with Sonny Bill Williams.

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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
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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.

Fans: SBW, Botha fight 'fixed'

2013-02-08 14:50
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South African sports fans have cried foul after the Sonny Bill Williams' fight with Francois Botha ended controversially.

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SBW v Francois Botha

2013-02-08 14:18

See pics from the Sonny Bill Williams v Francois Botha fight.

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Botha spots flaws in SBW

2013-02-07 15:46

Francois Botha says he has spotted flaws in the style of Sonny Bill Williams ahead of their WBA International bout in Brisbane.

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SBW v Botha preview

2013-02-07 08:44

Watch Sonny Bill Williams and Francois Botha trade verbal blows.

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SBW v White Buffalo live in SA

2013-02-05 09:00

Francois Botha's fight against Sonny Bill Williams in Brisbane on Friday will be broadcast live on SuperSport.

Botha putting in hard yards

2012-12-20 07:30

Heavyweight Francois Botha has cancelled his holiday plans for a rigorous training regime as he prepares to fight Sonny Bill Williams.

Botha: SBW should be shaking

2012-10-23 21:29

South African boxer Francois Botha says New Zealand rugby star Sonny Bill Williams should be "shaking" ahead of their boxing bout.

Eclipse of the Sonny?

2012-08-20 11:24

Sport24 readers backed the White Buffalo to dish out some serious pain to Sonny Bill Williams, if their boxing bout happens...

Buffalo’s slide continues

2012-04-01 13:00

South African heavyweight Francois Botha’s slide continued when Carlos Takam stopped him in the 11th round in France.

Botha targets Sonny Bill bout

2012-02-19 19:48

SA's heavyweight boxer, Francois 'White Buffalo' Botha is targeting a fight with All Black rugby player and boxer Sonny Bill Williams.

'White Buffalo' the underdog?

2011-11-15 20:16

SA's Francois "White Buffalo" Botha looks like the underdog in his heavyweight fight against America's Michael Grant.

Buffalo to fight Holyfield

2011-07-16 13:41

SA boxer Francois 'White Buffalo' Botha says he has agreed to face fellow veteran Evander Holyfield for the WBF heavyweight title.

 

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.

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Francois Botha KO'd

2013-06-14 10:13

Watch Francois 'The Buffalo' Botha knocked out in his fight against Joseph Parker.

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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.

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".

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Wit Buffel's revenge

2013-02-20 09:07

Watch Francois Botha talk about fighting Sonny Bill in Cape Town.

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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 '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.

Controversy sullies SBW win

2013-02-08 17:40

Sonny Bill Williams won in farcical circumstances when his contest with Francois Botha was cut short by two rounds in mid-fight.

Francois Botha fumes in defeat

2013-02-08 14:32
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Francois Botha was left fuming after he lost to Sonny Bill Williams on points in their WBA heavyweight bout in Brisbane.

SBW wins Botha brawl

2013-02-08 13:40
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Sonny Bill Williams has beaten Francois Botha on points in their heavyweight fight at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre.

SBW favoured to beat Botha

2013-02-07 10:00

Former All Black star Sonny Bill Williams will beat SA's Francois 'White Buffalo' Botha in their bout in Brisbane, according to bookmakers.

Botha v SBW a must-watch

2013-02-06 18:00

A huge audience will watch live TV coverage of the boxing bout between Francois Botha and All Black rugby star Sonny Bill Williams.

Botha gives SBW nightmares

2013-01-31 13:15

Sonny Bill Williams has admitted to sleepless nights ahead of his boxing bout against SA's Francois "White Buffalo" Botha.

SBW v Botha bout postponed

2012-10-30 12:51

The fight between former All Blacks star Sonny Bill Williams and SA's Francois Botha has been postponed until February 2013.

SBW v Botha - in Brisbane

2012-10-23 09:33

Sonny Bill Williams has confirmed the date and venue for his fight against South Africa's Francois Botha.

SBW to fight 'White Buffalo'

2012-08-17 11:42

It has been confirmed that All Black star Sonny Bill Williams will fight South African heavyweight, Francois Botha.

Sonny Bill to fight SA boxer

2012-03-30 07:54

All Blacks star and heavyweight boxer, Sonny Bill Williams, will fight South Africa's Danie Venter later this year.

Botha floored in 12th round

2011-11-20 14:52

Veteran SA heavyweight Francois "White Buffalo" Botha was knocked out by America's Michael Grant in the 12th round of their fight.

Buffalo full of confidence

2011-10-06 18:36

SA boxer Francois Botha says he will knock out American Michael Grant in their WBF World Heavyweight title fight at Montecasino.

Buffalo wants Holyfield fight

2011-06-05 17:49

Francois 'The White Buffalo' Botha is set for a collision course with four-time heavyweight champ Evander Holyfield.

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