1998-09-19 Evander Holyfield w pts 12 Vaughn Bean, The Dome, Atlanta, Georgia, USA - IBF/WBA
1998-09-19 Evander Holyfield w pts 12 Vaughn Bean, The Dome, Atlanta, Georgia, USA - IBF/WBA. Referee: Brian Garry. Scorecards: 117-110, 117-110, 116-111. After cruising through the opening four rounds Holyfield (217) found that he had a real live challenger in Bean (231), who came on strong in the next two sessions when nailing his man several times with big rights. The seventh saw Holyfield back in control, landing cleanly with solid shots to head and body, and although he dropped Bean with a left hook in the tenth he was unable to repeat the trick before having to settle for the points win.