1996-11-26 Mbulelo Botile w pts 12 Aristead Clayton, Belle Casino, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA - IBF
26 November Mbulelo Botile w pts 12 Aristead Clayton, Belle Casino, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA - IBF. Referee: Elmo Adolph. Scorecards: 116-112, 120-108, 117-111. With good speed and plenty of movement, Clayton (118) posed Botile (117½) a few problems, especially in the earlier rounds, but after being cut over the right eye in round six it was more about containment. Although the stronger Botile tried to finish the challenger off inside the distance he could not land with his bigger punches and, ultimately, had to be satisfied with outworking a slippery opponent.