Do you wanna be a effing wrestler?
"The Outlaw" took to his Twitter account to call "Lights" out following his third straight loss inside the Octagon, a unanimous decision to the returning Anthony Johnson at UFC Fight Night 24 last Saturday night (March 26) in Seattle.
The co-main event in "Emerald City" was billed as a fight between two devastating strikers that was expected to end via knockout. Unfortunately for the trash-talking Brit, Johnson was more interested in a win than he was a "Rumble."
After three rounds of mat control, Hardy was once again defeated and facing the possibility of his release -- so he took to the popular social media site to entice fans with a possible throwdown against Lytle in hopes that it will keep him employed.
And if it helps UFC President Dana White make up his mind, Lytle tells Bloody Elbow he's already accepted the challenge:
"I think it would be awesome. I know exactly how he feels. He wants to go out there and fight. Just get out there and bang. He didn't get to do that in his last fight and I'm all about it. Let's do it!"
Lytle saw his four fight win streak come to an end against Brian Ebersole at UFC 127 last month in Sydney, Australia. It was a shocking loss for the resurgent Indiana firefighter who was on the verge of breaking into the ranks of contendership before being thwarted "Down Under."
While his career clock may be ticking, he's certainly going to make the most of the remaining fights on his contract, and what better way to do that than by entertaining fans with a three round slugfest?
Whaddaya say Maniacs, is this a fight you'd like to see? And is it worth keeping Hardy on the roster for these kinds of match-ups?