Terence Crawford knocks out Jose Benavidez in the 12th round

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) - Terence Crawford defended his WBO World Title Saturday night with his TKO win over Jose Benavidez in the 12th round. 

Crawford and Benavidez went back-and-forth, but the big one came with a 12th round knockdown for the champ. Shortly after, the referee called a stoppage to the fight.

Crawford first earned the belt back in June when he defeated Jeff Horn by TKO in the 9th round back in June. Crawford improves to 34-0 with 25 KO's after tonight's win.

Omaha-native Steve "So Cold" Nelson also remained undefeated after his fourth-round knock out of Oscar Riojas earlier in the night. 

 

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