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Chris Lytle

"Lights Out"
  • Weight: 169 lbs
  • Height: 5'11"
  • Reach: 172.72"
  • Age: 40
wins31
10% 3 Knockouts
71% 22 Submissions
19% 6 Decisions
losses18
11% 2 Knockouts
0% 0 Submissions
89% 16 Decisions
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  • Chris Lytle Would Consider Comeback Under the Right Circumstances
    December 25, 2012

    Former UFC fighter Chris Lytle may have never challenged for a title but when it came to event-bonuses “Lights Out” was a divisional king. The seasoned scrapper won ten extra paychecks during his time in the...

    Former UFC fighter Chris Lytle may have never challenged for a title but when it came to event-bonuses “Lights Out” was a divisional king. The seasoned scrapper won ten extra paychecks during his time in the Octagon including six Fight of the Night awards. Though Lytle retired in his relative prime, opting to focus on his loved ones and an attempt at being elected to public office instead of in-ring glory, that’s not to say the 38-year old hasn’t considered a return to the ring. Lytle recently...

  • My Fond Farewell To Chris Lytle
    August 16, 2011

    Well, it’s that time. I’ve been saying that I had this idea in mind for the last several days, and now that my post-event coverage of “UFC on Versus 5” has officially wrapped up, it’s now time to say my...

    Well, it’s that time. I’ve been saying that I had this idea in mind for the last several days, and now that my post-event coverage of “UFC on Versus 5” has officially wrapped up, it’s now time to say my piece on Chris Lytle. Lytle retired following a very exciting performance at "UFC on Versus 5", and much has been made about the way he retired: on top, having won five out of his last six with three stoppages. I plan to talk a little about this as well, but the majority of this is dedicated to my own...

  • Best Performance Of The Night: Chris Lytle At “UFC On Versus 5″
    August 16, 2011

    It’s that time once again: another major MMA event has come and gone, and it’s time for my unofficial “Best Performance of the Night” award. And you know what? Sometimes the most obvious choice can still be...

    It’s that time once again: another major MMA event has come and gone, and it’s time for my unofficial “Best Performance of the Night” award. And you know what? Sometimes the most obvious choice can still be the best one. I’ve never hidden my fandom of Chris Lytle, in fact, I’ve used the term “original dark horse favorite” so many times in the last few days that I’ll do my best to only mention it again in my official farewell post to Chris Lytle. But there can be no doubt that Lytle’s...

  • The Top 5 Moments Of “UFC On Versus 5″ Highlights Edwin Figueroa, Benson Henderson, And The One And Only Chris Lytle
    August 15, 2011

    The UFC’s fifth event on Versus had everything you could have asked for and more, with a little bit of everything that makes MMA so special and worth watching. We saw slick submissions, dramatic exchanges, big...

    The UFC’s fifth event on Versus had everything you could have asked for and more, with a little bit of everything that makes MMA so special and worth watching. We saw slick submissions, dramatic exchanges, big (T)KO’s, and one man retire on top, through his own choice, and with one of the best performances he’s ever given. But which stars shined brightest, and what moments will fans be talking about in the following weeks? Here’s my take on the matter: my top 5 best moments of “UFC on Versus...

  • Chris Lytle calling it a career regardless of outcome at UFC Live 5
    August 14, 2011

    When Chris Lytle handed UFC President Dana White a sealed envelope at yesterday’s weigh-ins, MMA fans everywhere began speculating on what its contents may have been. Now there’s an answer. According to NBC...

    When Chris Lytle handed UFC President Dana White a sealed envelope at yesterday’s weigh-ins, MMA fans everywhere began speculating on what its contents may have been. Now there’s an answer. According to NBC Sports, Lytle is hanging up his gloves after UFC Live 5 in order to focus on his family and other interests back home in Indiana. “I’ve been fighting since ’98, fighting forever, a lot of it is just that I’m not doing my responsibilities like I need to at home. I feel like I’m not being the...

  • Can Chris Lytle Make It 0-4 And Turn The Lights Out On Dan Hardy’s UFC Career?
    August 12, 2011

    Hello again and welcome back to the final entry in my special two-day six-part series entitled “A Closer Look At UFC On Versus 5”. Since yesterday I’ve been counting down and giving my thoughts on all the bouts...

    Hello again and welcome back to the final entry in my special two-day six-part series entitled “A Closer Look At UFC On Versus 5”. Since yesterday I’ve been counting down and giving my thoughts on all the bouts for the UFC’s latest upcoming can’t-miss event. Here’s the traditional start-of-post recap for any that need to catch up or would like to re-read the previous entries: part 1 is right here, part 2 is here, part 3 is here, part 4 can be viewed here, and part 5 can be seen here. The sixth and...

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