Mayweather's Man: Trainer and Olympian Nate Jones and His Path From Jail to Boxing's Biggest Stage

The life & times of Nate Jones, street fighter, convicted criminal, Olympic boxer and trainer of Floyd Mayweather.

When you're the trainer of the world's most famous boxer, as Nate Jones is, you've got a few stories to tell. When you've made it out of one of the most infamous housing projects in America, as Nate Jones has, you've got a few more. And when your life has taken you from a jail cell to an Olympic podium and into the corner of arguably the greatest boxer of a generation, you could write a novel. But for now, you want to tell one specific story about when the boxer you train, Floyd Mayweather, woke up one morning in tears.

"Nate, what happened last night?" Jones recalls Mayweather asking in a panic.



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