Virgil Akins Boxer

Virgil Akins (March 10, 1928 – January 22, 2011) was an American boxer who won the undisputed Welterweight Championship of the World in 1958. Nicknamed ‘Honeybear’, Akins was the first World Champion boxer from St. Louis.

Personal facts

Birth dateMarch 10, 1928
Birth place
St. Louis , United States
Date of deathJanuary 22, 2011
Place of death
St. Louis , United States