Andrews gunning for second title

MURRAY GREIG, SUN MEDIA

, Last Updated: 9:15 AM ET

One Canadian Boxing Federation title belt isn't enough for Edmonton's Kris Andrews.

Moments after winning the CBF's super welterweight crown with a highlight-reel KO of Winnipeg's Codey Hanna on the Dangerous Ground card at the Shaw Conference Centre on Friday night, Andrews was talking up a rematch with junior middleweight champ Gareth Sutherland, who beat him on a split decision here in April.

"We've gotta have the showdown - no more excuses," said Andrews.

The rematch was originally supposed to take place Friday, but Sutherland pulled out because of job commitments.

When Hanna stepped in as a late substitute, the bout was sanctioned for the super welterweight belt.

"This (KO of Hanna) was the best performance of my career, and I want to keep it going," said Andrews, who floored the tough Winnipegger four times in less than two rounds to improve to 11-7-2.

The knockout punch -- a howitzer right hook -- left Hanna on the deck for nearly two minutes.

"The 3,000 fans here tonight got a look at the new Kris Andrews, and the next time they see him should be against Sutherland," said promoter Glen Carriere. "We're working on making that fight happen before Christmas."

In Friday's main event, Edmonton's Jelena Mrdjenovich retained her WIBF world lightweight title by decisioning Kelli Cofer of Ohio.


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