Terence Crawford, one of the fighters being considered as opponent for Manny Pacquiao, is just waiting for the go-signal from the Filipino to accept the fight with him scheduled April of 2016.

"We're just waiting to hear from Manny. He is on vacation now and probably not worried about picking a fighter right now," Crawford told Dan Rafael of ESPN.

"I feel great about it. I feel like I was overdue for a big fight before I even won my championship. I should have already had a chance against a big name being that in my career I only had two fights in 2010 and three fights in 2011, so I really wasn't getting the fights I needed then because I didn't have a promotional company behind me."

Crawford, along with British boxer Amir Khan and American boxer Timothy Bradley, who already fought Pacquiao twice in the past, are the top contenders as the Filipino’s opponent next year when he returns to the ring for the first time since losing to rival Floyd Mayweather in the “Fight of the Century” last May.

Crawford also stated that he does not care if the fight happens at super lightweight, or limit of 140 pounds, or at welterweight, or limit of 147 pounds, saying “Pacquiao is not a big guy.”

"With an up-and-coming fighter like myself fighting an old fighter, it's [going to] always happen. You're [going to] get old and a young fighter comes in and takes your place. It's time,” Crawford added.

Crawford carries an impressive record of 27-0-0 with 19 knockouts but has not had a big-money fight in his career. The 28-year-old American is the World Boxing Organization (WBO) super lightweight champion beating Dierry Jean and Thomas Dulorme via technical knockout in his last two fights.

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