As it happened: SBW vs Francois Botha

Sonny Bill Williams. Photo / Dean Purcell
Sonny Bill Williams. Photo / Dean Purcell

Sonny Bill Williams proved his boxing credentials with a controversial unanimous points decision over South African Francois Botha in Brisbane tonight.

Watch our cover it live replay of all the action below.

Williams, a former All Black and league international, dominated much of the ten round fight before surviving a barrage of late punches from the veteran Botha.

But confusion reigned heading into the 10th round when the referee announced it would be the final round, despite the fight originally scheduled for the full 12 rounds.

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