Scouring the globe for the brightest upcoming fighters is no small feat, but the UFC does a more than commendable job.
Their next event, UFC on Fuel: Gustafsson vs. Silva, features a young native Swedish fighter headlining in his home country. Like so many others, Alexander Gustafsson is a part of the perpetual cream rising to the top.
There are many fighters who can become champions at the regional level, but then there are those truly special individuals who have what it takes to perform on the big stage and continue their progression as a fighter and person.
You never know exactly where a future star will come from or how he will arrive, but when we do see that special something, it is hard to miss.