Author Archives: Diego Morilla

Morilla’s Spit Bucket – Oscar Tests our Patience, Rigo-Loma Draws Near and More

Morilla’s Spit Bucket – Oscar Tests our Patience, Rigo-Loma Draws Near and More

The Spit Bucket is your weekly source of random thoughts, opinions and comments about the Manly Art, compiled by TSS boxing writer Diego Morilla. Make your suggestions and comments and dare to give us your own short commentary on this week’s boxing issues by sending us an email at diegomorillabox@...

Sunday Report Card: The Ultimate Weekend Wrap-Up (Nov. 12 edition)

Sunday Report Card: The Ultimate Weekend Wrap-Up (Nov. 12 edition)

Sunday Report Card - The Sweet Science’s Diego Morilla compiles a full weekend wrap-up of the most relevant boxing events in the worldwide scene with short recaps, links to videos and other articles, and all the info you need to keep up with the week’s most important results. Every fight that ma...

Fight Night Guide — The Ultimate Weekend Preview, Nov. 11 edition

Fight Night Guide — The Ultimate Weekend Preview, Nov. 11 edition

Fight Night Guide – The Ultimate Weekend Preview, Nov. 11 edition By Diego Morilla The Fight Night Guide brings you a brief preview of every upcoming weekend’s most relevant fights compiled by Zona de Boxeo editor and TSS writer Diego Morilla, with all the basic information you need to know to...

Morilla’s Spit Bucket – Melian Takes the Plunge, Forgotten Heavys and More

Morilla’s Spit Bucket – Melian Takes the Plunge, Forgotten Heavys and More

The Spit Bucket is your weekly source of random thoughts, opinions and comments about the Manly Art, compiled by TSS boxing writer Diego Morilla. Make your suggestions and comments and dare to give us your own short commentary on this week’s boxing issues by sending us an email at diegomorillabox@...

Monday Morning Cornermen (Nov. 6 edition)

Monday Morning Cornermen (Nov. 6 edition)

In this new section of The Sweet Science, we step back and take a critical look at the fights that took place on the previous weekend, we compare our own previews with the way the actual fights went on, and we take your opinions and questions (along with those of special guests) to create a final an...

Sunday Report Card: The Ultimate Weekend Wrap-Up (Nov. 5 edition)

Sunday Report Card: The Ultimate Weekend Wrap-Up (Nov. 5 edition)

Brooklyn, NY: Deontay Wilder TKO 1 Bermane Stiverne, WBC heavyweight title It could be hard to write a report on a fight that took less than three minutes and involved less than 50 punches altogether (including Stiverne’s meager four punch output, all misses), but there is a lot to be said abou...

Morilla’s Spit Bucket – AJ-Takam Wrap-Up, WBA Convention News and More

Morilla’s Spit Bucket – AJ-Takam Wrap-Up, WBA Convention News and More

The Spit Bucket is your weekly source of random thoughts, opinions and comments about the Manly Art, compiled by TSS boxing writer Diego Morilla. Make your suggestions and comments and dare to give us your own short commentary on this week’s boxing issues by commenting on this article in our forum...

Born Under a Feisty Star: Muhammad Ali, the Original Mr. October

Born Under a Feisty Star: Muhammad Ali, the Original Mr. October

The World Series is almost over, and the notion that the month of October is the right month for certain athletes to pave their way into immortality is once again reaffirmed. Moreover, those of you who believe that there are only twelve different ways in which our destiny can play out depending on t...

The Jake LaMotta Story: Boxing as an Act of Contrition

The Jake LaMotta Story: Boxing as an Act of Contrition

Each time that boxing writers come up with an “all-time list,” the name of Giacobbe “Jake” LaMotta is usually mentioned among the top ten spots in the “chin” category. The legendary “Bronx Bull” had an unusually high tolerance for punishment that has not been seen in a boxing ring to...

Mayweather-McGregor: The King is Dead and His Gold Can’t Fit in his Grave

Mayweather-McGregor: The King is Dead and His Gold Can’t Fit in his Grave

“Of hunger and thirst (so goes the Greek legend) A king once died amidst fountains and orchards…” Jorge Luis Borges, “Poem of the Gifts” On Saturday, August 26th, a fight between MMA champ/boxing debutant Conor McGregor and multiple boxing champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. took place i...