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Crawford keeps his WBO world championship

Terence Crawford maintained his WBO welterweight world championship after knocking out David Avanesyan in the sixth round in Omaha, Nebraska

The American southpaw knocked out his Russian opponent for the 10th time in a row with a left uppercut-right hook combo.

Crawford is making his sixth defense of the title he won in 2018, and his record now stands at 39-0.

In more than six years, no opponent has gone the distance with the 35-year-old.

“I started ramping up the pace, planted my feet, and I got him with a hook,” Crawford explained after the bout.

Crawford’s biggest adversary in the category is unbeaten compatriot Errol Spence Jr, with a bout between the two scheduled for 2022 falling through.

The former undisputed light-welterweight world champion was vague about his plans for future fights, including a potential meeting with Spence, adding: “This was a one-fight deal.

“Hopefully, we can go to the drawing board and these big fights come about in the near future.”

On Saturday night, Spence was involved in a car crash but the unified champion – who was in a serious car crash in 2019 – appeared to avoid major injury, posting an Instagram video from the scene.

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