Posted February 11, 2013 on AP on Fox
Boxer Frans Botha will have a drug test on Monday to clear his name and says his chaotic fight with rugby player Sonny Bill Williams was ''a disgusting state of affairs'' and ''amounts to match-fixing.'' He also says the doping test he apparently failed before losing a decision for the vacant WBA international heavyweight title was administered by ''a confidant'' of Williams' manager, Khoder Nasser. Botha, who has challenged Lennox Lewis and Vladimir Klitschko for world titles in a 23-year career, says he has asked his manager to apply to have the Williams bout removed from his record. Botha lost on points to Williams, a former New Zealand rugby union international, after their fight in Australia was changed to 10 rounds from the originally advertised and WBA standard 12 rounds.
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