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Johnny (Young) Milo
of three Greek born London based brothers, Johnny was the youngest
sibling of Milo Popocopolis, and Tommy Milo. Sometimes billed as
Young Milo in the late 1950s and early 1960s this name was also used
by the eldest, Milo Popocoplis, at times in his youth. When not
wrestling Johnny and brother Tommy ran a Mexican restaurant, The
Milo (Photo left)
Another “Golden Greek” of the 1950s and 1960s, this one was London restaurateur Tommy Milo. In 1953 Tommy and brother Johnny opened the Acapulco Coffee Bar in Hanway Street, London. Tommy was the brother of Milo Popocoplolis and Johnny Milo. Last seen in the rings of Paul Lincoln Management.
“A nice bloke, always good for a shilling when I was a kid,” remembers Alan Green.
French heavyweight made a short visit to Britain in February 1956 to face the likes of Mike Marino, Dai Sullivan and Reg Williams