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Our favorite Swede giant – Alexander Gustafsson – managed to get back on the winning track in 2017, notching a victory over Glover Teixeira back in May. But the light-heavyweight contender is going to remain stuck on the bench for a while…

…Courtesy of some much-needed shoulder surgery.

Hey, why not get some rest. It’s not like the 205-pound weight class is a hotbed of activity anyway, what with Jon Jones always suspended and Daniel Cormier seemingly stuck as the best guy in the division not named Jon Jones.