If professional boxers are allowed to compete in the 2016 Summer Olympics,
The Filipino superstar is scheduled to face
"It would be my honor to represent the country in the Olympics," Pacquiao told Agence France-Presse. "If I would be asked to represent boxing, why not? I would do everything for my country."
The AIBA announced its intention to allow pros into the Games last month. Officials believe the policy could be modified in time for national boxing federations to select teams for Rio de Janeiro this summer.
Promoter Bob Arum had previously said he did not think Pacquiao would be interested in fighting in the Olympics. The 37-year-old fighter would certainly be a headline performer in Rio, if perhaps a controversial one.