Frans Botha

ID# 003307

Pro Boxing
48 11 3
29 KOs 9 KOs

Pro Boxing

bouts 63
rounds 364
KOs 46.03%

status inactive
career 1990-2014
birth name Francois Johannes Botha
alias The White Buffalo
born 1968-09-28
nationality
South Africa
debut 1990-02-11
division heavy
stance orthodox
height 6′ 2″   /   188cm
reach
74″   /   188cm
residence
Newport Beach, California, USA
birth place
Witbank, Mpumalanga, South Africa

Pro Boxing Career

63 bouts
dateopponentw-l-d
last 6
result
2014-03-15 Andrzej Wawrzyk 28 1 0
Hotel Arlamow, Arlamow
L
TKO

2013-06-13 Joseph Parker* 5 0 0
The Trusts Arena, Auckland
L
TKO
2013-02-08 Sonny Bill Williams 5 0 0
Brisbane Entertainment Centre, Boondall
L
UD

2012-09-07 Francesco Pianeta 26 0 1
RWE Rhein-Ruhr Sporthalle, Muelheim
L
UD
2012-03-31 Carlos Takam 24 1 0
Gymnase Jean Richepin, Noisy-le-Grand
L
TKO

2011-11-19 Michael Grant 47 4 0
Monte Casino, Johannesburg
L
KO

2011-06-04 Flo Simba 10 0 0
Emperors Palace, Kempton Park
W
TKO
2010-04-10 Evander Holyfield 42 10 2
Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas
L
TKO

2009-10-24 Pedro Carrion 8 1 0
Anhalt Arena, Dessau
D
MD

2009-05-15 Timo Hoffmann 38 6 1
Bordelandhalle, Magdeburg
W
SD

2009-02-06 Ron Guerrero* 20 15 3
Tlokwe Banquet Hall, Potchefstroom
W
UD

2007-07-06 Bob Mirovic 28 18 2
Carousel Casino, Hammanskraal
W
UD

2002-07-27 Clifford Etienne 24 1 0
New Orleans Arena, New Orleans
D
MD
2002-03-16 Wladimir Klitschko 37 1 0
Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle, Stuttgart
L
TKO

2001-07-13 Russell Chasteen 14 4 0
Agua Caliente Casino, Rancho Mirage
W
TKO
2001-06-05 David Bostice 25 3 1
Fremont Street Experience, Las Vegas
W
UD
2001-03-16 Joey Guy 27 5 0
Orleans Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas
W
KO
2000-11-02 Tony LaRosa 32 19 0
Washington
W
TKO
2000-07-15 Lennox Lewis 36 1 1
London Arena, Millwall
L
TKO

2000-01-08 Steve Pannell 33 6 0
The Pit, Albuquerque
W
TKO
1999-08-07 Shannon Briggs 31 2 0
Taj Majal Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City
D
MD
1999-01-16 Mike Tyson 45 3 0
MGM Grand, Las Vegas
L
KO
1998-06-26 David Cherry 5 14 0
Boone County Fairgrounds, Kansas City
W
TKO
1998-04-24 Stan Johnson 4 35 0
Fairgrounds, Dubuque
W
KO
1997-06-21 Lee Gilbert 17 0 0
Sun Dome, Tampa
W
UD

1997-05-10 James Stanton 16 2 0
Convention Center, Coconut Grove
W
KO

1996-11-09 Michael Moorer 37 1 0
MGM Grand, Las Vegas
L
TKO

1995-12-09 Axel Schulz 21 2 1
Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle, Stuttgart
N
NC

1995-04-08 Willie Jake 10 7 2
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas
W
UD
1995-03-17 Brian Sargent 7 1 0
Memorial Auditorium, Worcester
W
TKO

1995-03-01 Bill Corrigan 9 8 1
Memorial Auditorium, Fort Lauderdale
W
TKO
1994-12-17 Ken Lakusta 23 22 1
Coliseo General Rumiñahui, Quito
W
KO
1994-07-02 Phil Scott 13 3 0
Mirage Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas
W
RTD
1994-05-21 Martin Foster 11 2 1
Kings Hall, Belfast
W
TKO
1993-10-30 Craig Payne 10 4 2
Nasrec Indoor Arena, Johannesburg
W
RTD
1993-10-01 John Morton 10 27 0
Arco Arena, Sacramento
W
TKO
1993-06-25 Ron Goodwin debut
Casa Grande, Phoenix
W
KO
1993-06-15 Calvin Jones 13 6 0
Denison
W
TKO
1993-01-16 Billy Wright 12 2 0
Reno-Sparks Convention Center, Reno
W
TKO
1992-11-19 Artie Hooks debut
Days Inn South, Oklahoma City
W
KO
1992-11-19 Mike Jones 5 4 0
Days Inn South, Oklahoma City
W
KO
1992-11-19 Russell Rierson 4 8 0
Days Inn South, Oklahoma City
W
KO
1992-10-17 Jimmy Bills 13 12 4
Amarillo
W
UD
1992-09-29 Russell Rierson 3 7 0
Days Inn South, Oklahoma City
W
KO
1992-09-22 Mike Hunter 19 2 2
County Coliseum, El Paso
W
MD
1992-07-18 David Martin 4 1 0
Civic Assembly Center, Muskogee
W
KO
1992-07-04 Ken Jackson 6 3 1
Dallas
W
UD
1992-06-12 Ron Ackerson 7 10 1
Central Plaza Hotel, Oklahoma City
W
TKO
1992-05-29 Marion Wilson 6 3 2
Amarillo
W
PTS
1992-05-07 Ron Ackerson 7 9 1
Westlin Hotel, Tulsa
W
KO
1991-11-15 Tim Tomashek 27 9 0
Arco Arena, Sacramento
W
PTS
1991-09-29 Ginger Tshabalala 5 0 0
Nasrec Indoor Arena, Johannesburg
W
SD
1991-08-18 Siza Makathini 15 5 0
Nasrec Indoor Arena, Johannesburg
W
SD
1991-06-30 Shaun Ayers 18 9 2
Nasrec Indoor Arena, Johannesburg
W
UD
1991-02-18 Rick Rice 2 1 0
Voortrekkerhoogte Hall, Pretoria
W
KO
1991-01-27 Gideon Hlongwa 7 6 0
Good Hope Centre, Cape Town
W
PTS
1990-09-22 Leander Collins 1 0 0
Intl. Convention Center, Brownsville
W
KO
1990-09-11 Andre Smiley 0 2 0
Central Plaza Hotel, Oklahoma City
W
KO
1990-08-25 Kevin Denson 8 12 0
Central Maine Civic Center, Lewiston
W
PTS
1990-06-23 Elvis Franks debut
Longhorn Ballroom, Dallas
W
UD
1990-04-27 Joe Adams 5 21 1
Point Cadet Plaza, Biloxi
W
UD
1990-04-09 Themba Msweli 1 1 0
Pretoria University Arena, Pretoria
W
PTS
1990-02-11 Johan Van Zyl 3 1 0
Portuguese Hall, Johannesburg
W
KO