Chris Lytle loses Indiana State Senate primary

Wednesday, May 09, 2012

Chris Lytle ‏ @lytleforindiana
Almost. I finished 2nd. It was a good fight.

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UFC veteran Chris Lytle lost his bid to win the Republican state Senate nomination in Indiana on Tuesday. He came in second with 30 percent of the vote behind Mike Crider who had 41 percent.

Lytle’s last MMA bout was a win over Dan Hardy in August. He announced his retirement just before the bout, then won by a submission. His campaign started less than a month after the bout.

Lytle earned a record of 31-18-5 and picked up $515,000 in fight night bonuses during his 12-year fight career.

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