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Sonny Bill Williams Eyes Ring Return in Early 2015

Sonny Bill Williams (6-0, 3KOs) is set to return to the boxing ring early next year with manager Khoder Nasser understood to be searching for an opponent for the All Blacks midfielder.

Williams hasn't fought since his controversial win over Francois Botha last year and won't have much time to get back into boxing shape after the All Blacks arrive home from their end of year tour.

But boxing trainer Rick Ellis, who's worked with SBW in the past, thinks the 29-year-old is capable of putting in a solid performance.

"It will depend on who he's fighting I guess and how intense the fight is going to be. He's obviously quite fit right now with rugby and he's an athlete anyway but he would have to get into the specifics of boxing before he can get into the ring," Ellis said.

Ellis has heard there is an SBW fight on the horizon, but doesn't know the specifics.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by bender2000 on 11-29-2014

let me guess his opposition will be joke level again no challenges at all , after the circus of the botha fight how could anyone support his boxing career with genuine interest.

Comment by H2Immortal on 11-29-2014

give him a shot guys

Comment by vorgaphe on 11-19-2014

His boxing career is a joke

Comment by Mick Higgs on 11-19-2014

Enter Joseph Parker!

Comment by H2Immortal on 11-19-2014

Im a Sonny Bill fan , look forward to seeing him comeback... .. ..

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