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Stevenson-George set for Aug. 11

Updated: July 11, 2012, 12:49 AM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

For weeks, promoter Yvon Michel steadfastly went down the rankings looking for a ranked contender to meet power puncher Adonis Stevenson in a title elimination bout that would give the winner a mandatory shot at super middleweight titleholder Carl Froch.

One by one, the fighters turned down Michel's offer for the fight, including such notables as Edwin Rodriguez, Thomas Oosthuizen, James DeGale, Mikkel Kessler, Kelly Pavlik, Sakio Bika and, most recently, Andre Dirrell.

Finally, ...

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