Virgil Akins

Welterweight 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

Given name
Virgil
Family name
Akins
Birth date
1928-03-10

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