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Frans BOTHA

"White Buffalo"

Heavyweight

Male

(Francois Johannes Botha)
South Africa, Pretoria
Based in USA, Newport Beach, California
Born: 2Seprember 28, 1968, Witbank, Transavaal
Height 6ft 2in, mt 1,87 - Reach 74in Weight 224 lbs, 101,584 kg

amateur record: 353-25-0

No amateur results

 

Professional record

 
1990
DateOpponentPlaceResult
+ Feb. 11Johan Van Zyl Johannesburg, South AfricaKO 1
+ Apr. 9Themba Msweli Pretoria, South AfricaW 4
+ Apr. 27 Joe Adams Biloxi, MississippiW 4
+ June 23Elvis Franks Dallas, TexasW 4
+ Aug. 25Kevin Denton Lewiston, MaineW 6
+ Sept. 11Randy White Oklahoma City, klahomaKO 2
+ Sept. 22Leander Collins Brownsville, TexasTKO 2
 
1991
DateOpponentPlaceResult
+ Jan. 27Gideon Hlongwa Cape Town, South AfricaW 6
+ Feb. 18Ric Rice Pretoria, South AfricaKO 3
+ June 30Shaun Ayers Johannesburg, South AfricaW 10
+ Aug. 18Siza Makhatini Johannesburg, South AfricaW 10
+ Sept. 30 Ginger Tshabalala Johannesburg, South AfricaW 8
+ Nov. 15 Tim Tomashek Sacramento, CaliforniaW 10
 
1992
DateOpponentPlaceResult
+ May 7Ron Ackerson Tulsa, OklahomaTKO 3
+ May 29Moe Wilson Amarillo, TexasW 8
+ June 12Ron Ackerson Oklahoma City, OklahomaTKO 3
+ July 4Kenny Jackson Dallas, TexasW 8
+ July 18Dave Martin Muskogee, klahomaKO 3
+ Sept. 22 Mike Hunter El Paso, TexasW 8
+ Sept. 29Russ Rierson Oklahoma City, OklahomaTKO 5
+ Oct. 17 Jimmy Bills Amarillo, TexasW 8
+ Nov. 28Art Hooks Oklahoma City, klahomaKO 1
+ Nov. 29Russ Rierson Oklahoma City, OklahomaKO 1
+ Nov. 30 Mike Jones Oklahoma City, klahomaKO 1
 
1993
DateOpponentPlaceResult
+ Jan. 16 Billy Wright Reno, NevadaTKO 5
+ June 15 Calvin Jones Dewson, TexasTKO 2
+ June 25Ron Goodwin Casa Grande, ArizonaTKO 4
+ Oct. 1 John Morton Sacramento, CaliforniaKO 3
+ Oct. 30 Craig Payne Johannesburg, South AfricaTKO 7
 
1994
DateOpponentPlaceResult
+ May 21 Martin Foster Belfast, Northern IrelandTKO 1
+ July 2Bill Scott Las Vegas, NevadaTKO 6
+ Dec. 17 Ken Lakusta Quito, Ecuador KO 1
 
1995
DateOpponentPlaceResult
+ Mar. 1 Bill Corrigan Ft.Lauderdale, FloridaTKO 1
+ Mar. 17 Brian Sargent Worcester, MassachusettsTKO 1
+ Apr. 8 Willie Jake Las Vegas, NevadaW 8
* Dec. 9 Axel Schulz Stuttgart, GermanyNC 12
(For vacant IBF Heavyweight Title)
 
1996
DateOpponentPlaceResult
- Nov. 9 Michael Moorer Las Vegas, NevadaTKO by 12
(For IBF Heavyweight Title)
 
1997
DateOpponentPlaceResult
+ May 10 James Stanton Coconut Grove, FloridaTKO 10
(Won vacant WBA North American Heavyweight Title)
+ June 21 Lee Gilbert Tampa, FloridaW 12
(Retained WBA North American Heavyweight Title)
 
1998
DateOpponentPlaceResult
+ Apr. 24Stanley Johnson Dubuque, IowaKO 1
+ June 26Dave Cherry Columbia, South CarolinaTKO 1
 
1999
DateOpponentPlaceResult
- Jan. 16 Mike Tyson Las Vegas, NevadaKO by 5
= Aug. 7 Shannon Briggs Atlantic City, New JerseyDrew 10
 
2000
DateOpponentPlaceResult
+ Jan. 8 Steve Pannell Albuquerque, New MexicoTKO 1
- July 15 Lennox Lewis Millwall, Gt.BritainKO by 2
(For WBC, IBF & IBO Heavyweight Title)
+ Nov. 2 Tony LaRosa Washington, D.C.KO 1
 
2001
DateOpponentPlaceResult
+ Mar. 16Joey B.Guy Las Vegas, NevadaKO 1
+ June 5 David Bostice Las Vegas, NevadaW 10
+ July 13 Russell Chasteen Palm Springs, CaliforniaTKO 2
 
2002
DateOpponentPlaceResult
- Mar. 16 Wladimir Klitschko Stuttgart, Ger manyTKO by 8
(For WBO Heavyweight Title)
= July 27 Clifford Etienne New Orleans, LouisianaDrew 10
 
 
2003-2006
Inactive
 
2007
DateOpponentPlaceResult
+ July 6 Bob Mirovic Temba, South AfricaW 12
(Won vacant WBFoundation interim Heavyweight Title)
 
 
2008
Inactive
 
2009
DateOpponentPlaceResult
+ Feb. 6 Ron Guerrero Potchefstroom, South AfricaW 12
(Won vacant WBFoundation Heavyweight Title)
+ May 15 Timo Hoffmann Magdeburg, GermanyW 12
(Retained WBFoundation Heavyweight Title)
= Oct. 24 Pedro CarrionDessau, GermanyDraw 12
(For vacant World Boxing Federation Heavyweight Title)
 
2010
DateOpponentPlaceResult
- Apr. 10 Evander HolyfieldLas Vegas, NevadaTKO by 8 (0:55)
(For vacant World Boxing Federation Heavyweight Title)
 
2011
DateOpponentPlaceResult
+ June 4 Flo SimbaKempton Park, South AfricaTKO 6
- Nov. 19 Mike GrantJohannesburg, South AfricaKO by 12 (2:23)
(For vacant World Boxing Federation Heavyweight Title)
 
2012
DateOpponentPlaceResult
- Mar. 31 Carlos Netsing TakamNoisy-le-Grand, FranceTKO by 11
(For WBO Africa and vacant WBFed International Heavyweight Titles)
- Sept. 7 Francesco PianetaMuelheim, GermanyL 10 UD
 
2013
DateOpponentPlaceResult
- Feb. 8 Sonny Bill WILLIAMSBoondall, AustraliaL 10 UD
(For vacant WBA International Heavyweight Title)
- June 13 Joseph ParkerAuckland, New ZealandTKO by 2
 
2014
DateOpponentPlaceResult
- Mar. 15 Andrzej WawrzykArlamow, PolandTKO by 5

 

Summary

Total bouts: 63, Won: 48 (29 inside the limit), Lost: 11 (9 inside the limit), Draw: 3, NC: 1, ND: 0