By Luke Furman
Super middleweight Adonis Stevenson is counting down the days until Carl Froch makes a decision on his next move. If Froch (30-2, 22 KOs) reaches a deal for a rematch with Mikkel Kessler, they will have a unification in the next few months. If not, Froch has to defend his IBF title against Stevenson or face the possibility of being stripped.
If the belt is left vacant, Stevenson (19-1, 16 KOs) could battle IBO champ Tommy Oosthuizen (21-0-1, 13 KO) for the vacant belt on March 2 in Connecticut, and HBO televising.
"Froch is in talks for a unification against Mikkel Kessler, but no contract has been signed," said Stevenson to QMI Agency.
"Should Froch, Kessler, the IBF and WBA all agree - I need confirmation that I will face the winner. That's a lot of pieces to the puzzle and they have 15 days to file the contract. Otherwise, I will fight for the vacant IBF title, since Froch's crown would be vacant. I'm waiting. Whether it's Froh or someone else, what I want is the title."
Luke Furman covers boxing for bokser.org