Hogan Jimoh


Hogan Jimoh
Name Hogan Jimoh
Born 29 December 1955
Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria
Died 30 July 2017 (aged 61)
Also known as Atomic Bomb
Zodiac sign Capricorn

Hogan Jimoh (29 December 1955 - 30 June 2017) was a Nigerian professional boxer. He was popularly known as the Atomic Bomb.

Early Life

Hogan Jimoh was born in Ilorin, the capital of Kwara State. He is originally from Ila in Asa, a local government area in Kwara State.


In 1974, Hogan Jimoh made his pro debut at 19 years old. Two years later, he won the national lightweight title. In 1978, he defeated Lennox Blackmoore for The Commonwealth (British Empire) lightweight belt in Lagos.

Hogan Jimoh lost the title in 1980 to Zimbabwe’s Langton Tinago. He retired after defeating Pesu Roger in 1982. His final record was 30-6, with 24 knockouts.

Personal Life

On 30 July 2017, Hogan Jimoh passed away shortly after collapsing at his residence in Lagos.

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