Crawford beats Kavaliauskas to retain WBO welterweight title

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American boxer Terence Crawford has retained his WBO welterweight title in his match against Egidijus Kavaliauskas.

On Saturday, he recovered from an apparent knockdown in round three to finally beat his opponent by dropping him in the seventh and twice in the ninth round to win the match.

Crawford is currently at 27 knockouts from his 36 victories.

"After I dropped him (Kavaliauskas) with my uppercut I was like, I am going to face his jab, and come out with my right hook," he said. 

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