*Floyd Mayweather co-trainer Nate Jones takes the lead spot for Floyd Jr.’s “Lil Bro” Adrien Broner. Broner is prepping for his upcoming battle against Shawn Porter June 20 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The fight airs on NBC.
Nate is also the subject of the new sports reality television series, “Undefeated” which will film at the Mayweather Boxing Gym in Las Vegas. Part of a champion creating group of boxing icons, Nate allows the cameras into his daily life and behind the scenes as he plies his trade. There is no group of masters of the “squared circle” more discussed in the annals of the sweet science than Nate Jones and his fellow trainers in the Mayweather camp.
A testament to Nate and his place in boxing, some of the sport’s most prolific former champions are scheduled to appear on the series. Currently on the slate is: retired champion and boxing analyst Roy Jones, Jr.; Mayweather protégé Adrien Broner; Former WBC Lightweight Champ, David Diaz; Former WBO Heavyweight Champ, Lamon Brewster; Former WBC/WBO Welterweight Champ, Feroz Fernando; Former Light Heavyweight Champ, Antonio Tarvor; Comedian Joe Torry; Former NBA player Kendal Gill; and up and coming TMT fighter Chris Pearson.
“Undefeated” is a 12-part, nationally syndicated, reality-based series airing in the fall of 2015; check your local listings. Music Director for the series is Grammy-nominated producer, Chris Flame, mostly known for his work with Jay Z’s critically acclaimed, American Gangster. “Undefeated” will be the first insider look at the magic making team. Bringing it all together is Unlock Media Group and Executive Producer Greg Davis.
Nate Jones is a huge part of boxing history. Not only is he one of the co-trainers for Floyd Mayweather, Jr., he stands as the only native Chicago boxer to ever take the podium in the history of the Olympic Games (Atlanta 1996). Jones captured the NABA Heavyweight Title in 2000 and fought for the WBO/NABO Heavyweight Title in 2002.
Subsequent to his WBO/NABO Championship bout with Lamon Brewster, medical doctors diagnosed Jones with diminished reflexes and speech, forcing him to retire as a boxer.
Currently, Jones serves as a co-trainer to Floyd Mayweather, Jr., his friend from the U.S. Olympic Games. He was recently seen in Showtime’s “Inside Mayweather vs Pacquiao” training Floyd and discussing their friendship and Olympic experiences together.