John Barkley (born 1966) was a Canadian professional boxer who competed during the 1980s for an unknown amount of time. He competed in the Heavyweight Division. He is a playable character in Rocky Legends.
John Barkley (born 1966) was born and raised in Vancouver, Canada. He competed in the Heavyweight Division for several years but was never able to capture the Heavyweight Championship. It is unknown what Barkley's professional record was.
During his prime, Barkley was regarded as a unique fighter that revolutionised defence, Barkley introduced an awkward defensive fight style that had never been seen before, he used this style to frustrate many opponents. On the offensive end, Barkley was known to hit and move with great pace, making it difficult for his opponents to land a shot on him.