Originally Posted by BattlingNelson
Lineage was re-established when Wlad defeated Chagaev.
It has to be undisputed, how could he be undisputed when his brother holds a major title and a good 50% think his brother would beat him.
He may have won the Ring title, but that's not the lineal championship, and in recent years has devolved into a piece of nonsense.
The Lineal champion is the undiputed "man" in his division, you can't be that with another legit champion out there.