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Henry Akinwande defends his European heavyweight title against Italy's Biagio Chianese. Akinwande extended his unbeaten record against
American Frankie Swindell in Sun City last month; the 28-year-old Londoner is looking for another victory before his projected meeting with British champion Herbie Hide in the new year. The Italian challenger weighed 18 stones for his last fight and should prove an awkward opponent for the 6ft 8ins Akinwande.
A roundup of the best of the latest action in the Premiership. Plus the news of the day. Producer Vivien Kent
Editor Brian Barwick
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