Re: 2012:Wlad's lost year
None of the other up and comers want to risk the 0 or have their careers derailed. Better to circle like vultures until Wlad really slows down or retires altogether. Say what you will about Wach, but the guy had balls and a chin.
Maybe in 2013, Povetkin, Pulev, Arreola, Price, Fury, or Boytsov etc. will knock off another contender and take the Wlad fight. We'll see. Hopefully someone in that lot shows some ambition and guts.