Adrien Broner has unsurprisingly been getting heavy criticism for pulling out of his Aug. 20 fight with Omar Figueroa. Given his history, it was to be expected.

Not many were buying the mental health claim of “The Problem.” All that is except for Ryan Garcia, someone who knows the struggles of dealing with such a dilemma.

"Love you AB, i know it’s not easy to step back and take time from the ring, but no doubt taking this time you will come back healthier and stronger," Garcia tweeted.

"Focusing on your mental health is not weakness it’s strength. You got my support #MentalHealthAwareness" the 24-year-old boxer added.

In February, Garcia also dealt with mental problem issues. At the time, he was battling depression.

Garcia admitted that it came to a point where he almost considered killing himself. He would withdraw from his fight with Javier Fortuna in April. The fight eventually pushed through in July with “KingRy” winning via knockout in the sixth round at the Arena in Los Angeles California.

Broner pulled out of his fight with Figueroa recently, claiming he is not in the right state of mind.

"Man, I'm going thru a lot at this moment in my life but I ain't go give up I set some more goals and UI ain't stopping until I finish what I started but sorry to say this but I'm not fighting #August20th," he said via Instagram.

Unfortunately, Figueroa was not buying it and even challenged Broner to back up his claim that he is seeking help.

"Not saying you DON'T suffer from mental health issues as WE CAN ALL tell you do, just don't use it as an excuse now after you've been undisciplined and not taking this fight/training camp seriously," Figueroa stated.

Regardless, the new card will see Figueroa take on Sergey Lipinets on Saturday, Aug. 20.

Sean Garcia, Henry Garcia, Ryan Garcia and Joe Goossen
Sean Garcia, Henry Garcia, Ryan Garcia and Joe Goossen Getty Images | Sye Williams

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