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If Mike Tyson is unavailable to compete in his scheduled July showdown with Jake Paul, Ryan Garcia says he would be more than happy to step in to fill the void.

It was reported on Monday that over the weekend Tyson suffered a medical incident on a flight from Miami to Los Angeles — with the former heavyweight champion boxer’s representatives confirming soon afterwards that the 57-year-old was “doing great” and blaming the issue on the flare-up of an ulcer which caused nausea and dizziness.

Despite this explanation, as well as Paul stating on social media that the fight is to go ahead as planned, there has been speculation (mostly just on social media) that Tyson shouldn’t be permitted to compete in the bout, which has been rubber-stamped by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.

And in should that happen, Ryan Garcia says he’s available.

The boxer, who recently defeated Devin Haney in New York but has since found himself in the crosshairs of the sport’s drug-testing authorities, revealed a message he sent directly to Paul on social media.

It said: “If you down to fight. If Mike can’t do it. Let me know I will fill in.”

That is the extent of it, for now at least. It remains to be seen if Garcia would even be eligible to fight given his ongoing allegations of PED ingestion, which he denies.

But there is little doubt that a hypothetical Paul vs. Garcia bout would be a significant draw for boxing fans for the July 20 event from the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, which is set to be broadcast live to subscribers of the streaming service Netflix.