Big Yank Ball was a boxer that fought Rocky Balboa. A man that used to serve as a Sergeant in the U.S. Army, Big Yank Ball became a professional boxer and makes an appearance in the news in Rocky III. He was from Bangor, Maine. Big Yank Ball was also one of Rocky's opponents in the intro to Rocky III. Yank Ball was the US Army Champion challenging for Rocky's World title belt.
- Rocky III (First appearance)