Former UFC fighter Chris Lytle goes on 1070 The Fan to talk to listeners in his hometown. Always great to hear from Lytle who is much more than just a retired fighter and even ran for office in Indian after getting out of the fight game.
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So in other words, Chris Lytle is letting the UFC know well ahead of time that if they need a short notice welterweight replacement, he’s available. Which is nice. I have to say, I’m not entirely shocked that the guy is saying he’s not retired almost two years after coming out and saying he’s retired, it seems like that is the sporting way.
But still, can anyone stay retired...
Unfortunately for Chris Lytle (Pictured), it seems the political hopeful didn’t shake enough hands or kiss enough babies. The former UFC welterweight fell just short of his bid to win the Indiana Republican Senate nomination in District 28.
However, in typical “Lights Out” fashion, the slugger put up a solid showing.
“Almost. I finished 2nd. It was a good fight,” Lytle...
By Raphael Garcia As a sports fan I do not participate in the debates that surround a player's potential retirement from his or her sport. We sat through the numerous “He’s done” arguments that surrounded superstars such as Brett Favre and Michael Jordan during the final phases of their careers. This past weekend during Bellator 59 we saw the retirement of Kurt Pellegrino...
Chris Lytle has only been retired for a few months, but already he understands why so many fighters struggle to walk away from the sport for good.
by: Monta Wiley A career that goes back to the late 90’s, there is no doubt in anyone’s mind that Chris “Lights Out” Lytle is a true pioneer of the sport of MMA. A fierce fighter that wanted nothing better than to put on a great show for the fans when stepping into the octagon, [...]
Despite Graceful Exit, Chris Lytle Admits Retirement Has Been A Struggle