Dan Hardy has lost three straight fights, in an organization where fighters have been cut after one loss. After two losses, fighters face a win or go situation. And after three losses, well, you have to be a fighter as exciting as Dan Hardy to even be there.
Fighting Chris Lytle on Sunday as the headliner on Versus in a match that by all accounts he has to win to keep his job, Hardy might be expected craft a careful strategy to minimize risk and grind out a win. Instead, he wants to knock out the former professional boxer and UFC Knockout of t
Jomar Jackson: Dan thanks for taking the time out to talk to Fight Hub TV. What do you want to accomplish with this fight?
Dan Hardy: My goal is to be the first person to knock Chris out. I’m not sure when it will come or how it will come, but I have a lot of options, a lot of techniques that would get him out of there before the final bell.
JJ: People are saying given your style that this can turn out to be a brawl of a fight, potentially Fight Of The Night?
DH: That’s what I’m hoping for! Chris is an exciting fighter, and he always brings the fight. I’m sure this fight won’t be any different. I’m always fine with trading punches until someone falls over. I like my odds in that gamble.
JJ: Do you believe you are a better striker than Chris Lytle?
DH: Yes, and I will prove it.
JJ: Ending the interview, do you have a prediction for your fight against Chris Lytle this weekend?
DH: All I know is that the fight will be a war while it lasts, and my hand will be raised at the end.
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UFC on Versus 5: Hardy vs. Lytle
August 14, 2011
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