BUTTY SUGRUE

Welcome to the Butty Sugrue Website.

Butty was a Circus Performer come Wrestler come Strongman come Publican and Entrepreneur.

He promoted the Muhammad Ali versus Al " Blue " Lewis Fight in Croke Park in Dublin in July 1972.

He was born in Killorglin in the Kingdom of Kerry in 1924.

He ran the Admiral Nelson pub in Kilburn and the Wellington in Shepard's Bush.

He was married to Joan O Callaghan, Joan  preformed in the circus, she also sang.

She used different stage namesI believe Joanne Scott was one of them.

Unfortunately Butty  passed away in 1977 & I think Joan passed away in 2007.

  

 

 

 

 

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