Williams was first spotted while he was playing for the junior team of Mount Albert-based rugby league club, "The Marist Saints" by former rugby league footballer John Ackland. [190] With time running out and the Lions in the lead, Williams gave an offload to Ihaia West to score the match-winning try. [223] However, the victory was marred by controversy because at late notice (and unbeknownst to most people) the fight was shortened to ten rounds, instead of the scheduled twelve. Bill Williams is a prominent sportsman from New Zealand, born on August 3rd, 1985 in Auckland, New Zealand. [139][140] He played the following game, which was also his clubs' final game of the season. [37] On 5 May he scored his fifth try against the Panthers. In one of his later interviews, Williams revealed that the reason he started playing professional rugby was to buy a home for his mother. [206] Williams won the bout by unanimous points decision: the fight scored 60–54 in his favour by all three judges. Williams previously signed a five-year deal worth $2.5 million with Bulldogs. [197], On 27 May 2009, Williams made his debut as a professional boxer on the undercard of close friend Anthony Mundine,[198] defeating Garry Gurr with a technical knockout (TKO) in the second round in Brisbane. With all the fortune worth million dollars, Willilams has managed to live a lavish and luxurious lifestyle. Williams belongs to White ethnicity while Leo is his zodiac sign. He was the New Zealand Professional Boxing Association (NZPBA) Heavyweight Champion and World Boxing Association (WBA) International Heavyweight Champion, but was stripped of these titles after failing to respond to challenges. Williams described the preparation for the fight as "good off-season training" for his imminent debut for the Canterbury rugby team. [112] New Zealand went on to win the tournament, with Williams amassing a Rugby World Cup record of three tries as a substitute player. Sonny Bill Williams was born on the 3rd of August, 1985. [174] He was rested for the subsequent 2016 Las Vegas Sevens and was then ruled out of the 2016 Canada Sevens due to a swollen knee. He started at outside centre and combined with Ma'a Nonu to form the heaviest ever All Black midfield partnership at 212 kilograms (467 lb). [247] He is a dual citizen of New Zealand and Samoa. Williams is often referred to as "SBW" [243]. [72] In 2005 it had been suggested that the NRL's salary cap restrictions could prove problematic in trying to keep top-grade players in rugby league. Sonny William Williams was born on August 3, 1985, in Auckland, New Zealand, to John and Lee Williams. [182] He went on to play in the 2016 Paris Sevens; however, his tournament was cut short by a knee injury. [8], Williams was a Marist Saints junior when he was spotted playing in Auckland by Bulldogs talent scout John Ackland. [127] The following week, he ended his two-year tenure in New Zealand rugby with a man-of-the-match performance in New Zealand's Bledisloe Cup winning 22–0 victory over Australia. [214] Williams's replacement opponent was then announced to be Auckland-based American Clarence Tillman III. – Sonny Bill Williams Net Worth Stats – When is Sonny Bill Williams’s birthday? On March 7, 2013, Williams made his debut for the Roosters scoring his first try for his new club. [138] However, on 8 October 2014 he started his contract with Counties a year early when he made his debut for the club against Auckland, only twelve days after his last game for the Roosters. [137] On 15 June 2014, Williams signed a two-year deal, starting in 2015, to play in the ITM Cup with Counties Manukau—reuniting with his former Toulon coach Tana Umaga. [43][44] On 6 October, Williams played in the grand final against Manly, with the Roosters claiming the premiership 26–18. He currently plays rugby union for the Chiefs in Super Rugby. CelebsMoney has recently updated Sonny Bill Williams’s net worth. The 35-year-old rugby player was born in Auckland, New Zealand. [109][110] He scored his third try of the tournament against France, in his second consecutive game playing on the wing. [153][154], On 30 August, Williams was named in New Zealand's 31-man squad for the 2015 Rugby World Cup. 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