The bout, for which the City Ground had been mooted as a potential venue, will be the first at the national stadium since its re-opening and promoters are hoping for a 60,000+ crowd.
Reds' fan Froch, 36 Sky Sports: "It needs to be held at a big stadium because it is such a good fight. I want to beat him and put closure on this whole Carl Froch v George Groves saga.
"It doesn't get any bigger than this for British boxing."
With the Championship play-off final scheduled for May 24, could Nottingham Forest fans be making two trips to Wembley within the space of a week?