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Nikita “White Chocolate” Ababiy Scores One Punch Hook TKO At MSG



Nikita “White Chocolate” Ababiy Scores One Punch Hook TKO At MSG

In the night's opener at Madison Square Garden's big room, after the real opener, Johnathan Arroyo vs. Jordan Morales fell out, because of a Morales issue, we saw Nikita Ababiy meet and rudely greet Juan J. Barajas, in a super middleweight scrap.

Ababiy aka “White Chocolate” entered at 4-0, and came to the ring to the Beastie Boys' ode to Brooklyn. His foe, from Mexico, was 5-0.

In the first,down went the loser. He was up, after rolling around..then collapsed again. A TKO was called. He stayed on his back for a bit more,  and the Beasties blared again.

A left hook delivered as Barajas was over-loading on a right did the damage.

The end came at 41 seconds elapsed.

Founder/editor Michael Woods got addicted to boxing in 1990, when Buster Douglas shocked the world with his demolition of the then-impregnable Mike Tyson. The Brooklyn-based journalist has covered the sport since for ESPN The Magazine,, Bad Left Hook and RING. His journalism career started with NY Newsday in 1999. Michael Woods is also an accomplished blow by blow and color man, having done work for Top Rank, DiBella Entertainment, EPIX, and for Facebook Fightnight Live, since 2017.