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Diego Morilla

Diego Morilla

Diego Morilla, a bilingual boxing writer since 1995, is a full member of the Boxing Writers Association of America. He has written for numerous online publications including ESPN.com and ESPNdeportes.com. His very first article for The Sweet Science won first place in the 2015 BWAA writing contest i...

The CJ Line: Prospect Spina Looks To Continue Winning Ways

The CJ Line: Prospect Spina Looks To Continue Winning Ways

WEDNESDAY Providence -- Super Middleweights JOE SPINA -550 JOSE SPEARMAN +500 This is a decent, veteran test for 17-0 Spina Providence -- Heavyweights JASON ESTRADA -1400 NAJEE SHAHEED +1000 Olympian Estrada goes for fifth straight win as a pro Providence -- Cruiserweights MATT GODFR...

Charles Jay: Shoved Down Our Throat – Or Not?

Charles Jay: Shoved Down Our Throat – Or Not?

Not long ago, I posted a story here at The Sweet Science entitled "For boxing, here's the problem....and maybe the solution" which, in part, talked about a common practice among promoters of this sport to shove an event - or a fighter - down the public's throat, whether the public wants it or not. ...

Cassidy & Cassidy: Fond Memories Of Sunnyside Garden

Cassidy & Cassidy: Fond Memories Of Sunnyside Garden

Former light heavyweight contender "Irish" Bobby Cassidy, fight analyst for The Sweet Science, is instantly identified with the legendary fight venue of Sunnyside Garden in Queens, having fought there an incredible 25 times! Today on this edition of Cassidy & Cassidy, he reminisces with his son...

The CJ Line: Will Floyd Dominate?

The CJ Line: Will Floyd Dominate?

SATURDAY Portland, OR -- Welterweights FLOYD MAYWEATHER -1200 SHARMBA MITCHELL +1000 Mitchell's way outclassed MAYWEATHER--MITCHELL -- Will enter Round 8 -145 -- Will end before Round 8 +135 -- Will end inside distance -150 -- Will go full distance +140 -- Mayweather will win insid...

Cassidy & Cassidy: Floyd – Who Else?

Cassidy & Cassidy: Floyd – Who Else?

Robert Cassidy Jr. of Newsday and The Sweet Science and his dad, former light heavyweight contender "Irish" Bobby Cassidy, a fight analyst for The Sweet Science and Boxing Channel Radio discuss Saturday's non-title welterweight fight between Floyd Mayweather and Sharmba Mitchell. Actually, the disc...

The CJ Line: Unbeaten Dawson’s In A Scrap

The CJ Line: Unbeaten Dawson’s In A Scrap

FRIDAY New Haven -- Super Middleweights CHAD DAWSON -230 IAN GARDNER +210 DAWSON--GARDNER -- Will go full distance -280 -- Will end inside distance +260 Dawson's unbeaten (19-0) and the hometown favorite New Haven -- Jr. Lightweights BENJAMIN FLORES -190 DANIEL JIMENEZ +170 Flores h...

The CJ Line: Gonzalez, Delisle Fight For Position

The CJ Line: Gonzalez, Delisle Fight For Position

THURSDAY San Jose -- Light Heavyweights JULIO GONZALEZ -650 JASON DeLISLE +550 GONZALEZ--DeLISLE -- Will enter Round 9 -155 -- Will end before Round 9 +145 The #2 spot in the IBF will go to the winner Sacramento -- Middleweights ERIC REGAN -340 MIGUEL MARTIN +300 REGAN--MARTIN --...

No One Is Safe From Operation Cleanup Iii

No One Is Safe From Operation Cleanup Iii

I thoroughly enjoyed writing the "Operation Cleanup" books. In undertaking that project, my goal was to put something together covering the kind of ground that had to date been unexplored in boxing. And to that degree, it was successful; there was never anything like it before and will never be anyt...

Mohegan Sun Hosts Abc Officials’ Seminar Dec. 10-11

Mohegan Sun Hosts Abc Officials’ Seminar Dec. 10-11

The Mohegan Tribal Department of Athletic Regulation will play host to the annual officials' seminar of the Association of Boxing Commissions (ABC), to be held Saturday, December 10 and Sunday, December 11 at the Mohegan Sun Casino in Uncasville, CT. The Saturday session will be conducted for judges...