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Urango goes for gusto against Ngoudjo

Juan Urango wants in on the Manny Pacquiao sweepstakes. First, he'll have to carve a name for himself in the stacked 140-pound division. His chance to do that comes in a junior welterweight title tilt against Herman Ngoudjo in Montreal on Friday.

Originally Published: January 29, 2009
By George Kimball | Special to ESPN.com

MONTREAL -- They were born just a year apart on different continents, neither the one on which either currently practices his trade, and their meeting could turn out to be like a mid-ocean collision of two vagabond ships wandering adrift: It might make a lot of noise, but will the rest of the world be paying attention?

Friday's title fight between Herman Ngoudjo (17-2) and Juan Urango (20-1-1) at Montreal's Bell Centre should by rights be one of the more glamorous encounters of the ...

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