Friday, 9 January 2009
Andrew Singh Kooner, born May 11, 1979 in Kettering, Northamptonshire, England is a professional Canadian boxer. He moved to Tecumseh, Ontario at a young age and began boxing from the age of 13 at a Windsor boxing club. He has won 10 national boxing titles and has boxed in 2 Olympic games. In 2002 he won the silver medal at the Commonwealth Games in the Bantamweight division. He holds the Quebec Boxing Council Super Featherweight Title and the Canadian Bantamweight Title. At the 2002Commonwealth Games in Manchester, England he nearly won Gold, only losing the final on a nail bitingly tight count-back which promoter Mick Hennessy thinks he should have won. To date he has had 9 fights, winning 8 of them with 4 K.O's. He sports several tattoos including an ek ong kaar sikh symbol standing for there is only one God on his arm. He is ranked as #1 in his weight category Bantamweight in both Britain and Canada.