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Andrew Singh Kooner gave it his best for the Title.

26 May 2010
kooner2 May 15th, 2010, two-time Olympian Andrew Singh Kooner took centre of the ring at the Powerade Centre in Brampton for United Promotions professional boxing series titled “Undisputed”. Andrew Singh Kooner competed against Jose Silveira for the North American Boxing Association’s Bantam Weight (NABA) Title in the main event of the evening. Andrew was cheered by many of his supporters at the event, including the youth of the Guru Gobind Singh Children’s Foundation who attended to support their local Olympian. (Andrew is generously donating a portion of the ticket sales to the Guru Gobind Singh Children’s Foundation.) This marked the first time Andrew was fighting in his hometown of Toronto, and the majority of the crowd was in his favour. It was a great evening of fights, which was capped off by the main event for the NABA Title. Andrew came into the ring to a standing ovation by his supporters, chanting “Andy! Andy! Andy!” In the first round of the fight, Andrew and Jose were cautious at the start, but both fighters seemed to loosen up as the round progressed. Through the first three rounds, Andrew was gaining more and more momentum by the end of each round. However, Andrews’s night ended in disappointment as the fight was stopped at the end of the fourth round and decided by judges scorecard. It was an accidental headbutt at the end of the fourth round by Jose, opening a gash above Andrew’s left eye which ended the fight. The medical doctor examined Andrew at the end of the round and determined it was not safe for him to continue to fight, as the gash above his left eye was too deep to stop the bleeding. The judges scored the fight 39-37, 38-38 and 39-37 in a majority decision in favour of Jose Silveira, claiming the NABA Title. We wish Andrew all the best in the future.