Conor McGregor experimented with to poach one particular of Floyd Mayweather Jr’s trainers right before their crossover boxing match in 2017.
That is according to Nate Jones, who has been functioning with ‘Money’ Mayweather since soon just after his individual retirement in 2002.
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The pair were US Olympic teammates 10 several years right before at Atlanta 96.
Equally guys gained bronze – Mayweather at featherweight and Jones at heavyweight.
Their friendship goes again to their first conference at the United states of america nationwide championships in 1994.
And Jones advised our new boxing podcast, ‘Rocky Road: Rewind’, that he was usually likely to continue to be loyal to his pal