Re: Carl Froch to fight Adonis Stevenson next
The Quebec English Adonis Stevenson will face Carl Froch this spring, learned TVA Sports on Thursday.
The agent Froch (30-2, 22 KOs), Eddie Hearn, has confirmed to the journalist Nancy Audet that championship fight will take place in April or May, probably in England.
Boss GYM, Yvon Michel, for his part, said that the FBI did not want to grant the derogation clan Froch necessary so that it can cope with Danish Mikkel Kessler, without losing his belt.
GYM held a press conference Friday morning at 10am to announce everything.
Another source, preferring anonymity, has meanwhile told Michel that TVA Sports will be aggressive, financially speaking, in order to take this fight in Quebec.
Stevenson (19-1, 16 KOs) is the mandatory challenger in the super middleweight (168 lb) for a few months already.
This means that the hand of Lucian Bute against Froch will also wait.
Hearn also said Froch's opponent, after Stevenson will certainly Bute or Kessler.
For over a month, clans Froch and Kessler negotiated together for a fight in March, but "negotiations never led," concluded Hearn.