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Sonny Bill Williams becomes boxing champion

All Blacks lock Sonny Bill Williams claims the New Zealand heavyweight title following his win over Clarence Tillman.

New Zealand lock Sonny Bill Williams has become a boxing champion following a first-round victory over Clarence Tillman.

Williams, who featured during New Zealand's World Cup success last year, knocked out veteran Tillman with a second of round one remaining.

The victory has seen the 26-year-old secure the vacant New Zealand heavyweight title.

Williams has taken up boxing on a part-time basis before he starts playing in the 2012 Super Rugby with Waikato Chiefs.

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