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CHRIS LYTLE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Roy Jones Jr. To Battle Retired MMA Fighter Lytle?

By Brandon Stubbs, Contributing Writer Roy Jones Jr. will finally get his wish and fight a MMA fighter in a boxing ring. But it won’t be against the long rumored,  multi-division UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva. Nor will it be big Nick Diaz (who seems always willing to fight anyone at any time). Instead it will be retired UFC welterweight Chris “Lights Out” Lytle...
Via BadCulture
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Chris Lytle in negotiations to box against Roy Jones, Jr.

Retired UFC Welterweight fighter Chris Lytle might be in the spotlight again soon. Lytle, 39, is reportedly in negotiations for a boxing match against current World Boxing Union cruiserweight champion Roy Jones Jr. Should Roy Jones Jr. be scared?(photo courtesy of bjpenn.com) Ariel Helwani revealed the plans on Wednesday’s new edition of “UFC Tonight,” stating that Lytle is...
Via Ring Kings
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Dan Hardy set for UFC commentating debut at Fight Night London

Nearly four years ago, former 170-pound contender Dan Hardy held the world of mixed martial arts in the palm of his hand as he entered the octagon with the intention to leave with George St. Pierre’s UFC welterweight belt. On Saturday night however, one of the most polarising fighters to have ever entered the octagon will finally have a chance to reclaim some of the magic that...
Via Sports-Glory
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Swick Has Breakfast With Chris Lytle In China

Both Chris Lytle and Mike Swick are in China cornering two of their guys who are on the TUF China Finale card.  Both guys had some great moments in their UFC career and in many ways helped build the sport.  Swick was a member of the original Ultimate Fighter cast while Lytle was on season 4: The comeback which was full of former UFC fighter who had yet to taste UFC gold.  The...
Via Tito Couture
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Lytle Goes On ESPN Radio In Indianapolis

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. Matt Serra officially retires from MMA due to health complication Watch all fighter video blogs at Intravid.com
Via Tito Couture
August 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Chris Lytle says he’ll come out of retirement for a short notice fight.

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...
Via Fight Hub TV
May 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Chris Lytle Falls Just Short in Post-UFC Career

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...
Via 5thRound.com
May 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Competitive Fire Still Burning for Lytle

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.
Via Sherdog
November 22, 2011  |  Discuss

Chris Lytle: The Legacy He Leaves Behind

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, [...]
Via Fight Hub TV
November 02, 2011  |  Discuss

Despite Graceful Exit, Chris Lytle Admits Retirement Has Been A Struggle

Despite Graceful Exit, Chris Lytle Admits Retirement Has Been A Struggle
Via Fight Line
October 28, 2011  |  Discuss
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