Re: I like David Price but...
The key is to keep him active. Let him fight every two to three months or so. He's still a novice really; the worst possible thing to do right now is overmatch him.
I think next year his management team will become a bit more ambitious and try and secure a few opponents that will bring him not only much-needed work, but also greater international exposure.
To me, his braintrust are doing the right thing. Let him clean up domestically before looking abroad.