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VIDEO: Errol Spence Says He’s The Next Floyd Mayweather, But Bigger

Errol Spence Jr

Errol Spence tells TMZ Sports he’s ready to take Floyd Mayweather’s place as the #1 star in boxing — saying, “I’m next up to be a superstar icon.”

Spence is 24-0 and headlining a massive PPV fight against 39-0 Mikey Garcia on Saturday for the IBF World Welterweight title … the fight should be one of the best fights of the year.

In fact, Garcia told TMZ Sports he believes it’s gonna be an all-time classic.

But, Spence says it’s not just a fight for him — it’s an opportunity to become one of the highest paid athletes on the planet … just like Floyd, who changed the game when it comes to how fighters get paid.

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“I feel like Floyd opened the door and I’m gonna kick it down,” Spence says.

In fact, Spence says he’ll probably steal a page from Floyd’s playbook and fight Manny Pacquiao — right after he defeats Garcia.

Spence praised Manny as a “blood and guts” fighter — and says he believes Manny wants the fight too … which is why he’ll be ringside at the Garcia fight in Dallas this weekend.

After Manny, Spence says he’s got his sights set on Terence Crawford — who’s also undefeated with a 34-0 record.

Look, if Errol wants to be known as TBE … he’s gotta get through the best in the world and he knows it.

As for Floyd, Errol says Mayweather will sometimes dish out advice when they hang out — but mostly he likes to show off his fancy cars.

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Hey, can’t give away all your secrets … right?

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