I could give you Johnson and McVea, but Martin and Childs were well and truly on the wane by then, while Munro apeared to be on the way up.
Given Jeffries decision to draw the colour bar, Munro was probably about as good as he could have managed on paper.
I think I have efectivley answered this question for you.
He was not the best available challenger, but he was a credible challenger.
A good analogy might be if Wladamir Klitschko gave a title shot to Tyson Fury.
We have ratings today, Fury is in the top ten,[ unlike Wach.] Munroe was a novice who did not have a manager until that fiasco exhibition with Jeffries brought one out of the wood work.
If you truly believe Munroe merited a title shot, we are not only on different plains of thought ,we are on different planets, in different universes.