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Akinwande-Holyfield fight off

...Evander Holyfield never really wanted to fight Henry Akinwande. Now he won't have to. The heavyweight title fight...promoter Don King said. "I'm just very sorry for Henry Akinwande to lose this opportunity to fight for the crown at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/06/oth_230314.shtml
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Lennox Lewis: a champion with doubters

...Negotiations for such a fight failed earlier this year. Holyfield is scheduled to make an IBF mandatory defense against Henry Akinwande of Britain, ranked No. 1 by the WBA, on June 6 in New York. Akinwande challenged Lewis last July 11 and was disqualified...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/03/30/oth_225156.shtml
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Lewis-Grant is biggest title fight ever

...Willard, champion in 1915-19. "I don't think his height will be much of a problem," said Lewis, who beat 6-7 Henry Akinwande when Akinwande was disqualified in the fifth round for holding July 12, 1997. Grant (31-0, 22 knockouts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/04/28/oth_289417.shtml
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Overtime: Chandler due at Cookoff Saturday

...title, the World Boxing Association's top-ranked contender returns to the ring at the University of Minnesota. Henry Akinwande of Britain will take on Reynaldo Minus tonight at the Sports Pavilion on the university's Minneapolis campus. Akinwande...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/06/oth_255361.shtml
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Tyson dominates out of the ring

...before 41,357 fans in the champ's hometown of Atlanta. He was supposed to make a WBA mandatory defense against Henry Akinwande of Britain on June 6 in New York, but the fight was called off when Akinwande tested positive for hepatitis-B...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/27/oth_248561.shtml
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Lewis is getting what he wants, maybe more

...Beat in an IBF mandatory defense, which he won on points Sept. 19. He still owes a WBA mandatory defense against Henry Akinwande or the highest available contender, which he would make on Showtime if he wins March 13. Lewis made a WBC mandatory...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/01/oth_246224.shtml
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Holyfield jabs, moves into bad fight

...said his trainer, Donald Turner, in a lamenting sort of way. "He's got to fight guys like Vaughn Bean and Henry Akinwande to do so." But instead of a fight that would divert attention from the Mike Tyson trial, oh, like a unification...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/17/oth_239255.shtml
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Holyfield returns to ring for hometown fight against unheralded Bean

...titles. Holyfield was scheduled to fight June 6 at Madison Square Garden, but the bout was canceled when opponent Henry Akinwande tested positive for hepatitis. Bean, rated the No. 1 contender by the IBF, has built up an impressive record...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/12/oth_235823.shtml
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Time to prepare for spring cleaning

...during negotiations with St. Louis, I suggest you dump Scott Boras in the Mississippi and prove yourself first. Henry Akinwande is taller than Ivan Drago and heavier than Rocky Balboa, but he's got as much chance as Clubber Lane of beating...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/05/oth_230256.shtml
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No Holyfield? No problem for Lewis

...decision over ex-champion George Foreman in his last fight. Lewis would fight either man March 28, probably in Atlantic City, N.J. Holyfield's next fight probably will be a mandatory defense against Henry Akinwande or Vaughn Bean.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/26/oth_219634.shtml
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