UFC Live: Hardy vs. Lytle

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UFC Live: Hardy vs. Lytle
The poster for UFC Live: Hardy vs. Lytle.
PromotionUltimate Fighting Championship
DateAugust 14, 2011
VenueBradley Center
CityMilwaukee, Wisconsin
Total gate$539,000[1]
Event chronology
UFC 133: Evans vs. Ortiz UFC Live: Hardy vs. Lytle UFC 134: Silva vs. Okami

UFC Live: Hardy vs. Lytle (also known as UFC on Versus 5) was a mixed martial arts event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship on August 14, 2011, at the Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.[2] The event was the first that the UFC has hosted in Wisconsin. The event was broadcast on Rogers Sportsnet and Versus.


Karlos Vemola was originally scheduled to face Stephan Bonnar in this event, but Bonnar was replaced by newcomer Ronny Markes after sustaining a training injury.[3]

Paul Taylor was scheduled to face John Makdessi at this event, but Makdessi was forced from the bout with an injury[4] and was replaced by Donald Cerrone.[5] In early July, Taylor had pulled out of his fight due to a broken foot and was replaced by Charles Oliveira.[6]

Tom Lawlor was forced from his bout with Kyle Noke due to an injury during training, he was replaced by Ed Herman.[7]

Leonard Garcia was expected to face Alex Caceres, but was forced out of the bout with an injury and replaced by newcomer Jimy Hettes.[8]

UK viewers could watch the event for free on UFC TV or on Premier Sports in Great Britain.

At the weigh ins, Chris Lytle handed Dana White a thank-you letter and informed him that he will be retiring after this bout.[9]

The UFC teamed up with Milwaukee's Harley-Davidson Museum, and Chris Lytle won a new 2012 Harley-Davidson Blackline motorcycle for winning the main event.[10]


Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Welterweight Chris Lytle def. Dan Hardy Submission (guillotine choke) 3 4:16
Lightweight Benson Henderson def. Jim Miller Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 29–28, 30–26) 3 5:00
Lightweight Donald Cerrone def. Charles Oliveira TKO (punches) 1 3:01
Welterweight Duane Ludwig def. Amir Sadollah Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 29–28, 29–28) 3 5:00
Preliminary card (Facebook)
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Middleweight Jared Hamman def. C.B. Dollaway TKO (punches) 2 3:38
Bantamweight Joseph Benavidez def. Eddie Wineland Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 30–27) 3 5:00
Middleweight Ed Herman def. Kyle Noke Submission (inverted heel hook) 1 4:15
Light Heavyweight Ronny Markes def. Karlos Vemola Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 30–27) 3 5:00
Featherweight Jimy Hettes def. Alex Caceres Submission (rear-naked choke) 2 3:12
Lightweight Cole Miller def. T.J. O'Brien Submission (guillotine choke) 2 2:38
Lightweight Jacob Volkmann def. Danny Castillo Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 29–28, 29–28) 3 5:00
Bantamweight Edwin Figueroa def. Jason Reinhardt TKO (elbows and punches) 2 0:50

Bonus awards[edit]

Fighters were awarded $65,000 bonuses.[11]

  • Fight of the Night: Dan Hardy vs. Chris Lytle
  • Knockout of the Night: Donald Cerrone
  • Submission of the Night: Chris Lytle

Reported payout[edit]

The following is the reported payout to the fighters as reported to the Wisconsin's Department of Safety and Professional Services. It does not include sponsor money or "locker room" bonuses often given by the UFC and also do not include the UFC's traditional "fight night" bonuses.[12]

  • Chris Lytle: $70,000 ($35,000 win bonus) def. Dan Hardy: $25,000
  • Ben Henderson: $34,000 ($17,000 win bonus) def. Jim Miller: $35,000
  • Donald Cerrone: $44,000 ($22,000 win bonus) def. Charles Oliveira: $12,000
  • Duane Ludwig: $32,000 ($16,000 win bonus) def. Amir Sadollah: $20,000
  • Jared Hamman: $24,000 ($12,000 win bonus) def. C.B. Dollaway: $20,000
  • Joseph Benavidez: $43,000 ($21,500 win bonus) def. Eddie Wineland: $10,000
  • Ed Herman: $52,000 ($26,000 win bonus) def. Kyle Noke: $8,000
  • Ronny Markes: $16,000 ($8,000 win bonus) def. Karlos Vemola: $10,000
  • Jim Hettes: $12,000 ($6,000 win bonus) def. Alex Caceres: $8,000
  • Cole Miler: $34,000 ($17,000 win bonus) def. T.J. O'Brien: $6,000
  • Jacob Volkmann: $28,000 ($14,000 win bonus) def. Danny Castillo: $17,000
  • Edwin Figueroa: $12,000 ($6,000 win bonus) def. Jason Reinhardt: $6,000

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "UFC on Versus 5 earns reported 6,751 attendance figure for $539K gate". MMAjunkie.com. August 15, 2011. Archived from the original on October 26, 2012.
  2. ^ "UFC Live: Hardy vs. Lytle". ufc.com. Retrieved 2011-07-15.
  3. ^ "Bonnar injured, replaced by newcomer Markes". ufc.com. June 17, 2011.
  4. ^ Morgan, John (June 25, 2011). "John Makdessi injured, forced out of bout with Paul Taylor". MMAjunkie.com. Archived from the original on June 28, 2011. Retrieved July 6, 2011.
  5. ^ "Paul Taylor gets Cerrone examination on August 14". espn.co.uk. June 27, 2011.
  6. ^ "Donald Cerrone vs Charles Oliveira fight set for with Paul Taylor hurt". mmamania.com. July 6, 2011.
  7. ^ "Australia's Kyle Noke to take on Ed Herman at after Tom Lawlor forced out with injury". dailytelegraph.com.au. July 8, 2011.
  8. ^ "Leonard Garcia out, Jim Hettes in against "Bruce Leroy" at UFC on Versus 5". mmajunkie.com. August 2, 2011. Archived from the original on October 12, 2011.
  9. ^ "Chris Lytle set to retire after UFC on Versus 5 main event". mmajunkie.com. August 13, 2011.
  10. ^ "UFC on Versus 5 main-event winner gets new Harley motorcycle". mmajunkie.com. August 14, 2011. Archived from the original on October 21, 2011.
  11. ^ Morgan, John; Stupp, Dann (August 14, 2011). "UFC on Versus 5 bonuses: Lytle, Hardy and Cerrone earn $65K awards". MMAjunkie.com. Archived from the original on October 21, 2011. Retrieved August 14, 2011.
  12. ^ Erickson, Matt (August 17, 2011). "UFC on Versus 5 Fighter Salaries: Chris Lytle Earns $70,000". mmafighting.com. Retrieved August 17, 2011.

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