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Retired UFC vet Chris Lytle falls short in Indiana Senate run

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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).

"Almost," Lytle tweeted on Tuesday after the vote tallies. "I finished 2nd. It was a good fight."


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Post #1   5/9/12 9:49:36AM   

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Unlucky Lytle. He seems such a good person and role model he would do well in this kind of position.

Post #2   5/9/12 12:26:26PM   

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Wouldn't be surprised to see Lytle fight again this year now.

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Posted by MMAcca

Wouldn't be surprised to see Lytle fight again this year now.




Lytle vs. Penn?

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Posted by Budgellism


Posted by MMAcca

Wouldn't be surprised to see Lytle fight again this year now.




Lytle vs. Penn?



That would be awesome. I would give Lytle a damn good shot against Penn

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Posted by mattjonesy


Posted by Budgellism


Posted by MMAcca

Wouldn't be surprised to see Lytle fight again this year now.




Lytle vs. Penn?



That would be awesome. I would give Lytle a damn good shot against Penn



I'd understand Lytle not wanting to come back. He went out the best way he possibly could have but this is a fight I've wanted to see at Welterweight since Penn fought St.Pierre the 2nd time. It could easily be an FX headliner later on this year. 1 more match Lytle

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Lytle vs Penn would make a great headliner for a FOX or FX card. i'm on board

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Posted by Poor_Franklin

Lytle vs Penn would make a great headliner for a FOX or FX card. i'm on board

count me as a supporter of this movement

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Chris Lytle makes every fight exciting.

I'd tune in to watch him fight a cold.

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No way Penn takes that fight (as good fun as it sounds)

I think it will take a Nick Diaz rematch to get BJ back in the Octagon.

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Chris Lytle please come back to fighting ???????

Post #12   5/10/12 5:24:35PM