Lytle Considering Run for Office in 2012

Senator Lytle? It could happen in 2012...
As a fireman, he’s put out fires, and as a mixed martial artist he’s put out lights. Now UFC welterweight veteran Chris “Lights Out” Lytle is considering a 2012 run for the Indiana State Senate in District 28 or Indiana’s State House in District 53.

“I'm thinking about running because I feel we need new faces in there with the right intentions,” said Lytle in a press release issued Thursday. “My main concern is helping make Indiana a good economic environment for us and our children. I want to see if a normal blue-collar worker can make a difference.”

Blue collar through and through, the 36-year old Lytle, a married father of four, has been a fixture in the UFC welterweight division for years, winning eight post-bout awards in the process. In his most recent bout, he won the Fight of the Night award in a tough decision loss against Brian Ebersole at UFC 127 in February, and he is currently preparing for his August 14th main event bout against Dan Hardy in Milwaukee.

Watch Past Fights

Médias

Récent
It’s an all-California edition. Champion Dominick Cruz trains with Cat Zingano while rival Urijah Faber hits the water with Clay Guida and Chad Mendes. Michael Bisping spends time with family while champion Luke Rockhold pranks a friend.
2016-05-30
The UFC shows its support for the Intrepid Fallen Heroes, which is a leader in supporting the Armed Forces and their families.
2016-05-29
Michael Bisping a remporté sa huitième victoire par KO à l'UFC lorsqu'il a vaincu Cung Le. Bisping se mesurera à Luke Rockhold pour la ceinture des poids moyens le 4 juin à la télé à la carte.
2016-05-30
UFC Minute host Lisa Foiles previews UFC 199's main event between Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping using the numbers to break down the fight.
2016-05-30