Hogan (Kid) Bassey

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Name: Hogan Kid Bassey
Birth Name: Okon Bassey Asuquo
Hometown: Calabar, Nigeria
Birthplace: Calabar, Nigeria
Died: 1998-01-26 (Age:65)
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 160cm
Reach: 169cm
Pro Boxer: Record

Manager: George Biddles
Trainers: George Biddles, Jimmy August
Photo #2, Photo #3, Photo with Nat Fleischer

Hogan Bassey became the first Nigerian boxer to hold a world championship, when he defeated Cherif Hamia on June 24, 1957, to claim the World Featherweight Title.


Preceded by:
Sandy Saddler
World Featherweight Champion
1957 June 24 – 1959 March 18
Succeeded by:
Davey Moore