Francois Botha

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Birthday
28, 1968
Birthplace
South Africa
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthplace
South Africa

About

Nicknamed The White Buffalo, he started his professional career with 35 straight victories before testing positive for steroids following a fight that was deemed no contest. He would lose his very next fight to Michael Moorer.

Before Fame

He made his professional debut in 1990 against Johan Van Zyl, winning by knock out in the first round.

Trivia

He held the IBF Heavyweight Championship title from December of 1995 until March of 1996.

Family Life

He was born in Witbank, Mpumalanga, South Africa.

Associated With

He was defeated by Mike Tyson by knock out in the 5th round of what was a very notable fight.