Crawford victorious

No one was doubting Terence “Bud” Crawford’s toughness before his ninth-round TKO Saturday of Egidijus Kavaliauskas in their WBO welterweight title bout at Madison Square Garden.

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Crawford takes a hit

Terence Crawford takes a hit from Egidijus Kavaliauskas. Crawford took his challenger’s best shots, especially in the second and third rounds, and used those to fuel his late-round charge to defend his title.

Crawford knocks down

Terence Crawford knocks down Egidijus Kavaliauskas. Crawford wore Kavaliauskas down in the eighth round before sending him to the canvas twice in the first 44 seconds of the ninth round to end the bout.

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