Ryan Garcia has lauded Manny Pacquiao on talkSPORT amid claims that the pair might struggle in 2021.
The 22-year-old light-weight star is reported to be in ‘preliminary discussions’ over a possible match-up towards the Filipino legend who’s now 42 years of age.
Garcia advised talkSPORT Combat Evening: “I’m making an attempt to be a very good instance as a champion to this youthful technology.
“I feel that’s been lacking a very long time, aside from Manny Pacquiao as an ideal instance.
“When you get to the highest, folks wish to overlook how they received there they usually don’t share their tales they usually don’t give glory to God.
“I’ll keep true to myself and attempt to be the very best instance I might be for the youthful technology.”
After his massive win over Luke Campbell at first of the month, Garcia demanded a showdown with fellow prime expertise Gervonta Davis.
Nonetheless, he’s since recommended he might have an even bigger struggle within the pipeline.
Now, in response to Mike Coppinger, preliminary talks are underway for a shock bout with Pacquiao.
Garcia beforehand teased in an interview with Jalen and Jacoby: “I’ve a possible, enormous, larger struggle than him [Davis], so I would pin him off to the aspect.
“You understand, I’m nonetheless going to struggle him. However I wouldn’t not struggle him until it was a good larger alternative.
“However I can’t say something proper now, so I’m simply going to maintain it at that.”
When requested about dealing with the Filipino veteran, he replied: “I don’t know, I don’t know guys! It’s up for creativeness.
“Let’s all use our creativeness right here, Manny is a legend. Manny is an individual that I’ve all the time seemed as much as, what are you able to say?
“You’ll be able to’t say something unhealthy about Manny, I wouldn’t even be mad within the ring with him!
“Even when he hit, I wouldn’t understand how I’d react, I’d simply be like, ‘Yo you hit me man I can’t consider this. Sure, hit me extra!’
“No however it’s cool man, he’s simply been an inspiration to me and I’m simply comfortable.”