Originally Posted by Clegg
It'll be a shame if Froch gets stripped, but if it means Stevenson-Tommy O happening then I don't mind too much. The winner of Froch-Kessler will probably face Ward next so I can't see Stevenson getting a shot in 2013 any other way.
The IBF will probably create an interim, regular, silver, junior or some other kind of Mickey Mouse belt for Stevenson to fight for. That should satisfy the parties (and further alienate the casual fan).