John Quinn (wrestler)
|Born||October 15, 1941|
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
|Died||April 22, 2019(aged 77)|
|Family||Pat Quinn (cousin)|
|Professional wrestling career|
|Ring name(s)||The Butcher|
The Kentucky Butcher
The Masked Spoiler
Virgil the Kentucky Butcher
|Billed height||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
(as The Kentucky Butcher)
|Trained by||Al Spittles|
John Quinn (October 15, 1941 – April 22, 2019) was a Canadian professional wrestler. He was best known for his appearances in the World Wide Wrestling Federation (WWWF) under the ring name The Kentucky Butcher in the late-1960s. He challenged then WWWF World Heavyweight Champion Bruno Sammartino on several occasions, including a 1968 main event at Madison Square Garden.
References[change | change source]
- Will, Gary. "Canadian Pro Wrestling Page of Fame: "Big" John Quinn". GaryWill.com. Archived from the original on December 27, 2014.
- Johns, Fred (August 4, 2008). "In celebration of John Quinn". Canoe.ca. Québecor Média. Retrieved July 20, 2014.