Frans Botha

global ID 3307
US ID 025856
birth name Francois Johannes Botha
alias The White Buffalo
born 1968-09-28
debut 1990-02-11
division heavyweight
stance orthodox
height 6′ 2″   /   188cm
reach 74″   /   188cm
residence
 Newport Beach, California, USA
birth place
 Witbank, Mpumalanga, South Africa

 

Schedule

date kilos opponent kilos
record
location rounds tickets
TBA TBA TBA  TBA
TBA
scheduled bouts subject to change & commission approval

Career Record

48 WINS 11 LOSSES  3 DRAWS

Date:                    Opponent                Location                                  Result                       Rounds

 

63

2014-03-15

Andrzej Wawrzyk 28 1 0

Hotel Arlamow, Arlamow, Poland

L TKO

vacant Republic of Poland International heavyweight title (supervisor: Krzysztof Krasnicki)
62

2013-06-13

Joseph Parker 5 0 0

The Trusts Arena, Auckland, New Zealand

L TKO

61

2013-02-08

Sonny Bill Williams 5 0 0

Brisbane Entertainment Centre, Boondall, Queensland, Australia

L UD

vacant WBA International heavyweight title
60

2012-09-07

Francesco Pianeta 26 0 1

RWE Rhein-Ruhr Sporthalle, Muelheim, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

L UD

59

2012-03-31

Carlos Takam 24 1 0

Gymnase Jean Richepin, Noisy-le-Grand, Seine-Saint-Denis, France

L TKO

WBO Africa heavyweight title (supervisor: Andrew Smale)
vacant World Boxing Federation International heavyweight title
58

2011-11-19

Michael Grant 47 4 0

Monte Casino, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

L KO

vacant World Boxing Federation World heavyweight title (supervisor: Sergio Sotelo)
57

2011-06-04

Flo Simba 10 0 0

Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, Gauteng, South Africa

W TKO

56

2010-04-10

Evander Holyfield 42 10 2

Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

L TKO

vacant World Boxing Federation World heavyweight title
55

2009-10-24

Pedro Carrion 8 1 0

Anhalt Arena, Dessau, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany

D MD

vacant World Boxing Federation World heavyweight title
54

2009-05-15

Timo Hoffmann 38 6 1

Bordelandhalle, Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany

W SD

World Boxing Foundation World heavyweight title
53

2009-02-06

Ron Guerrero 20 15 3

Tlokwe Banquet Hall, Potchefstroom, North-West, South Africa

W UD

vacant World Boxing Foundation World heavyweight title
52

2007-07-06

Bob Mirovic 28 18 2

Carousel Casino, Hammanskraal, North-West, South Africa

W UD

interim World Boxing Foundation World heavyweight title
51

2002-07-27

Clifford Etienne 24 1 0

New Orleans Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

D MD

50

2002-03-16

Wladimir Klitschko 37 1 0

Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

L TKO

WBO World heavyweight title
49

2001-07-13

Russell Chasteen 14 4 0

Agua Caliente Casino, Rancho Mirage, California, USA

W TKO

48

2001-06-05

David Bostice 25 3 1

Fremont Street Experience, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

W UD

47

2001-03-16

Joey Guy 27 5 0

Orleans Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

W KO

46

2000-11-02

Tony LaRosa 32 19 0

Washington, District of Columbia, USA

W TKO

45

2000-07-15

Lennox Lewis 36 1 1

London Arena, Millwall, London, United Kingdom

L TKO

WBC World heavyweight title
IBF World heavyweight title
International Boxing Organization World heavyweight title
44

2000-01-08

Steve Pannell 33 6 0

The Pit, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

W TKO

43

1999-08-07

Shannon Briggs 31 2 0

Taj Majal Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA

D MD

42

1999-01-16

Mike Tyson 45 3 0

MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

L KO

41

1998-06-26

David Cherry 5 14 0

Boone County Fairgrounds, Kansas City, Missouri, USA

W TKO

40

1998-04-24

Stan Johnson 4 35 0

Fairgrounds, Dubuque, Iowa, USA

W KO

39

1997-06-21

Lee Gilbert 17 0 0

Sun Dome, Tampa, Florida, USA

W UD

WBA-NABA heavyweight title
38

1997-05-10

James Stanton 16 2 0

Convention Center, Coconut Grove, Florida, USA

W KO

vacant WBA-NABA heavyweight title
37

1996-11-09

Michael Moorer 37 1 0

MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

L TKO

IBF World heavyweight title
36

1995-12-09

Axel Schulz 21 2 1

Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

N NC

vacant IBF World heavyweight title
35

1995-04-08

Willie Jake 10 7 2

Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

W UD

34

1995-03-17

Brian Sargent 7 1 0

Memorial Auditorium, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

W TKO

33

1995-03-01

Bill Corrigan 9 8 1

Memorial Auditorium, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA

W TKO

32

1994-12-17

Ken Lakusta 22 22 1

Ruminahui Coliseum, Quito, Ecuador

W KO

31

1994-07-02

Phil Scott 13 3 0

Mirage Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

W RTD

30

1994-05-21

Martin Foster 11 2 1

Kings Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

W TKO

29

1993-10-30

Craig Payne 10 4 2

Nasrec Indoor Arena, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

W RTD

28

1993-10-01

John Morton 10 27 0

Arco Arena, Sacramento, California, USA

W TKO

27

1993-06-25

Ron Goodwin debut

Phoenix, Arizona, USA

W KO

26

1993-06-15

Calvin Jones 13 6 0

Denison, Texas, USA

W TKO

25

1993-01-16

Billy Wright 12 2 0

Reno-Sparks Convention Center, Reno, Nevada, USA

W TKO

24

1992-11-19

Russell Rierson 4 8 0

Days Inn South, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA

W KO

23

1992-11-19

Mike Jones 5 4 0

Days Inn South, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA

W KO

22

1992-11-19

Artie Hooks debut

Days Inn South, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA

W KO

21

1992-10-17

Jimmy Bills 13 12 4

Amarillo, Texas, USA

W UD

20

1992-09-29

Russell Rierson 3 7 0

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA

W KO

19

1992-09-22

Mike Hunter 19 2 2

County Coliseum, El Paso, Texas, USA

W MD

18

1992-07-18

David Martin 4 1 0

Civic Assembly Center, Muskogee, Oklahoma, USA

W KO

17

1992-07-04

Ken Jackson 6 3 1

Dallas, Texas, USA

W UD

16

1992-06-12

Ron Ackerson 7 10 1

Central Plaza Hotel, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA

W KO

15

1992-05-29

Marion Wilson 6 3 2

Amarillo, Texas, USA

W PTS

14

1992-05-07

Ron Ackerson 7 9 1

Westlin Hotel, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA

W KO

13

1991-11-15

Tim Tomashek 27 9 0

Arco Arena, Sacramento, California, USA

W PTS

12

1991-09-29

Ginger Tshabalala 5 0 0

Nasrec Indoor Arena, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

W SD

11

1991-08-18

Siza Makathini 15 5 0

Nasrec Indoor Arena, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

W SD

10

1991-06-30

Shaun Ayers 18 9 2

Nasrec Indoor Arena, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

W UD

9

1991-02-18

Rick Rice 2 1 0

Voortrekkerhoogte Hall, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

W KO

8

1991-01-27

Gideon Hlongwa 7 6 0

Good Hope Centre, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

W PTS

7

1990-09-22

Leander Collins 1 0 0

Intl. Convention Center, Brownsville, Texas, USA

W KO

6

1990-09-11

Andre Smiley 0 2 0

Central Plaza Hotel, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA

W KO

5

1990-08-25

Kevin Denson 8 12 0

Central Maine Civic Center, Lewiston, Maine, USA

W PTS

4

1990-06-23

Elvis Franks debut

Dallas, Texas, USA

W UD

3

1990-04-27

Joe Adams 5 21 1

Point Cadet Plaza, Biloxi, Mississippi, USA

W UD

2

1990-04-09

Themba Msweli 1 1 0

Pretoria University Arena, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

W PTS

1

1990-02-11

Johan Van Zyl 3 1 0

Portuguese Hall, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

W KO

 

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