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Urango regains IBF jr welterweight title!

Tenth round was five minutes and ten seconds long!

On Friday night at Bell Centre in Montreal, Juan Urango won the vacant IBF jr welterweight title, which he had lost to Ricky Hatton two years ago, by winning a unanimous decision over Herman Ngoudjo. Urango dropped Ngoudjo twice in the third round with left hands, but Ngoudjo was able to survive and box his way back into the fight. Ngoudjo won some of the middle rounds, but it was Urango who closed the show stronger, won the final round, and sealed the deal with the official judges by scores of 118-108, 120-106 and 116-110. Wide scores, considering the fact that the fighters were fighting on Ngoudjo's home turf. Viewers may have seen one of the longest rounds in history, as the timekeeper allowed the combatants to fight for what what may have been a record five minute and ten second round. Somebody get that timekeeper a cup of coffee! I don't know why he was sleeping in the first place; the fight wasn't really that boring!