Iran Barkley is an American former professional boxer who competed from 1982 to 1999. He held world championships in three weight classes, including the WBC middleweight title from 1988 to 1989, the IBF super middleweight title from 1992 to 1993, and the WBA light heavyweight title in 1992. As an amateur, Barkley won a bronze medal in the middleweight division at the 1982 World Championships.
|Born:||May 6, 1960|
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About Iran Barkley
'The Blade' was a world champion in three middleweight divisions.
He scored one of the biggest upsets in boxing history with his defeat of Tommy Hearns in 1988.
He spent his $5 million and became homeless.
He was a gang member until his family convinced him to channel that chaotic energy into boxing.
He lost his IBF super-middleweight title to James Toney in 1993.
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- World super-middleweight boxing champions
- World light-heavyweight boxing champions
- World middleweight boxing champions
- Gang members
- Super-middleweight boxers
- Sportspeople from the Bronx
- African-American boxers
- International Boxing Federation champions
- World Boxing Council champions
- AIBA World Boxing Championships medalists
- World Boxing Association champions
- Light-heavyweight boxers
- Middleweight boxers