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  • 3 years ago
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Chris Lytle may be adding a new duty to his lengthy list of jobs. The father, firefighter and veteran UFC competitor today announced a possible run at state office in 2012. Lytle, a resident of New Palestine near Indianapolis in Indiana, has formed an exploratory committee ahead of a possible State Senate run in District 28 or a State House run in District 53. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Chris Lytle's Indiana Senate run came up a bit short. Lytle, who retired from the UFC this past year after a long and productive fighting career, lost the Republican bid for a state Senate nomination in District 28. In Tuesday's three-horse race, Lytle (30 percent of the vote) finished behind winner Mike Crider (41 percent) but ahead of John Merlau (29 percent). read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Chris Lytle may soon enter a different kind of fight, as the UFC welterweight veteran on Thursday announced that he is considering a run for the Indiana State House or Senate in 2012 read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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In running for office in his home state, retired UFC welterweight Chris Lytle learned firsthand how far MMA has to go before it reaches the mainstream. On Tuesday, the 37-year old Lytle came in second in a three-person race for the Republican nomination for a seat in the Indiana state Senate. But he believes his popularity as a mixed martial artist had little to do with his showing. In fact, opponents tried to use it against him. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Former UFC welterweight Chris Lytle came up short in his bid to become the Republican nominee for District 28 in the Indiana State Senate. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Tune in Thursday, Sept. 18, at 6 p.m. EST, for Knockout Radio LIVE, featuring The Ultimate Fighter 20 winner Joanne Calderwood and former UFC fighter Chris Lytle. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Chris Lytle is happy in retirement, but the UFC veteran told MMAjunkie.com Radio he sees a few scenarios in which he could be lured back to the cage. One would be a late-notice opportunity in which he's not stuck in a three-month training camp and away from his family. The second is a bit odder - and would require an underground fight venue with rich men smoking cigars, drinking wine and betting a million dollars on his fight. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Longtime UFC veteran Chris Lytle has paired with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department to create a Police Athletic League club devoted to boxing, wrestling and Brazilian jiu-jitsu. Designed to provide kids with high-level instruction and academic support and mentoring at no cost, the Indy PAL MMA club is the country's second Police Athletic League program devoted to the disciplines that make up mixed martial arts. The club has elected not to ask the city for funding and is i read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Chris Lytle's body finally caught up with his mind in the weeks leading to and during a fight with Brian Ebersole at UFC 127. Lytle had the will to compete at the Feb 27 event. But an injured leg took the spring out of the his step, and he lost while on a push up the welterweight ladder that he previously said might be his last. You certainly won't be seeing him in the cage anytime soon. But you will see him there again. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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PFC champion Jeremy Kimball and UFC vet Chris Camozzi will Rock N Rumble in Colorado, but who will leave with the belt? read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Another RFA signing. Welterweight Chris Heatherly makes his jump to the big stage against returning vet Ben Saunders. Welterweights appear to be in season for the UFC, as they have picked up eight new 170lb fighters in the last month. The most recent of those is RFA welterweight Chris Heatherly, fresh off his RFA 16 submission win over Josh Cavan. Heatherly will be making a big jump up in competition for his first UFC fight, as he's been penciled in to meet the returning Ben Saunders at UFC Figh read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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The Nevada State Athletic Commission today handed down a two-year suspension and other punishments to now-retired UFC fighter Chael Sonnen following a pair of failed UFC 175 drug tests.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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The Nevada State Athletic Commission granted UFC middleweight competitor Vitor Belfort licensure to compete in the State of Nevada. He is expected to face Chris Weidman on December 6 in Las Vegas. Vitor Belfort is once again licensed to compete in the State of Nevada. The Nevada State Athletic Commission unanimously granted the former UFC light-heavyweight champion licensure to fight in Nevada if the Brazilian agreed to three non-negotiable conditions. Firstly, the fight would not take place bef read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Retired UFC welterweight Chris Lytle wants to dispel the idea that he’s replacing the recently dismissed Chael Sonnen at the FOX analyst table.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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