Conor McGregor has provided technical recommendation to world boxing champion Claressa Shields as she begins her transition into the world of MMA.
On the age of 25, Shields has cracked the professional boxing recreation after profitable two Olympic Gold medals and holds a number of world titles at a number of weights within the paid ranks.
But a scarcity of recognition and monetary reward for the Michigan native has impressed her to successfully begin a totally new profession from scratch.
In addition to signing for the Skilled Fighters League, Shields is now coaching on the Jackson Wink MMA Academy in Albuquerque, New Mexico alongside the likes of Jon Jones and former boxing world champion Holly Holm.
Nevertheless, having fought arguably the best boxer of his technology in Floyd Mayweather, former two-weight world champion McGregor provided his fullest help to Shields and even some much-needed technical recommendation.
“Train her balancing on the one leg first,” McGregor wrote on Instagram. “Heat up / heat down for EVERY session.
“Decide the one leg and transfer her round. Elevate the leg excessive. Push her again with it. Decrease it ahead and so on, and so on.
“Get her actual cozy [sic] hopping on that single leg! Enhance her hamstring flexibility in addition to balancing capability. Essential going ahead!
“Have her play together with her punching whereas bouncing on the one additionally. Discovering the goal of the temple of the particular person transferring her leg round! Assume coziness!
“Good luck Claressa! Excited to see you progress!”
‘The Infamous’ might be making a return to the octagon on January 23 to face former foe Dustin Poirier at UFC 257 in a rematch of their 2014 featherweight conflict.
Victory on this 155lbs conflict would absolutely propel the Irishman into speedy competition for a world title shot, which means each he and Shields might be world champions in MMA throughout the subsequent 12 months.