How old is Francois Botha of South Africa?

How old is Francois Botha of South Africa?

Francois “Frans” Botha (born 28 September 1968) is a South African former professional boxer and kickboxer.

What was the score of Botha vs Klitschko?

Botha came up on the short end via knockout in both of those encounters for the heavyweight title. Four months after the Klitschko fight, Botha fought contender Clifford Etienne, and knocked him down twice, but was denied a victory and received a majority draw with two judges scoring it 94–94 and one judge scoring it 95–93 in favor of Botha.

When did Francois Botha win the Heavyweight Championship?

Botha had a victory in 1995 against Germany’s Axel Schulz to win the IBF heavyweight Championship, but later tested positive for the steroid nandrolone he and his camp claimed to be prescribed by a doctor for an arm injury.

What was Francois Botha’s record in kickboxing?

Botha is hoping for a possible rematch against Williams in Cape Town . From 2003-2006 Botha participated several times in the kickboxing combat sport, K-1. His current K-1 record is 4-11, with two wins coming against K-1/Kickboxing legends Jérôme Le Banner and Peter Aerts.

Who are some famous people Francois Botha has fought?

Botha has competed against former Heavyweight Champions Mike Tyson, Wladimir Klitschko, Lennox Lewis, Michael Moorer and late in their respective careers, Evander Holyfield. Botha participated once in mixed martial arts in 2004.

Who was knocked out by Francois Botha in South Africa?

Since then, Botha has won against former undefeated South African prospect Flo Simba. He then fought Michael Grant for the vacant WBF heavyweight title and was leading on the scorecards when he was knocked out with a long right hand from Grant with seconds remaining in the contest.