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UFC on Versus 5 Results, Recaps, and Play-by-Play for “Hardy vs. Lytle”

Dan Hardy and Chris has complete results, recaps, and play-by-play from Sunday’s UFC on Versus 5 event in Milwaukee, including Chris Lytle’s main event win over Dan Hardy and Ben Henderson’s victory over lightweight contender Jim Miller.’s UFC on Versus 5 coverage is below:

UFC on Versus 5 Recaps

UFC on Versus 5 Results


  • Chris Lytle def. Dan Hardy via submission (guillotine choke) – Round 3, 4:16
  • Ben Henderson def. Jim Miller via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 30-26)
  • Donald Cerrone def. Charles Oliveira via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 3:01
  • Duane Ludwig def. Amir Sadollah via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)


  • Jared Hamman def. CB Dollaway via TKO (strikes) – Round 2, 3:38
  • Joseph Benavidez def. Eddie Wineland via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Ed Herman def. Kyle Noke via submission (heel hook) – Round 1, 4:15
  • Ronny Markes def. Karlos Vemola via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Jim Hettes def. Alex “Bruce Leroy” Caceres via submission (rear naked choke) – Round 2, 3:12
  • Cole Miller def. TJ O’Brien via submission (guillotine choke) – Round 2, 2:38
  • Jacob Volkmann def. Danny Castillo via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Edwin Figueroa def. Jason Reinhardt via TKO (strikes) – Round 2, 0:50

UFC on Versus 5 Play-by-Play


Round 1 – Lytle opens the bout with several punches to the body, but gets clipped by Hardy in an exchange. Lytle quickly goes back on the attack, while Hardy is picking his openings more carefully. Lytle and Hardy both connect as they go back and forth with powerful combos. Lytle looks to get the better of the exchanges as he clips Hardy in the chin again and again. Both fighters are content to stay on their feet and trade punches until the round ends. scores the first for Lytle 10-9.

Round 2 – Lytle picks up where he left off and tags Hardy again early in the second. Hardy hurts Lytle with a combo of his own, but gets poked in the eye as Lytle looks to counter. After recovering, Lytle connects to the chin again then it’s Hardy’s turn. Hardy shoots for a takedown, but Lytle sprawls and eyes the guillotine before the return to their feet. Lytle continues to get the better of Hardy in most of the exchanges as several left hooks land right on the chin, including another right before the bell sounds. scores the second for Lytle 10-9 to go up 20-18.

Round 3 – Lytle pushes forward with more punches to start the final round of his Octagon career. Hardy answers with punches of his own, but gets tagged with more left hooks. Hardy mixes in a leg kick that Lytle answers with more punches and a kick of his own. Hardy struggles to pull the trigger and Lytle finds his chin again and again. Lytle attacks the body, then returns to the head. Lytle lunches with a combo that Hardy evades. Lytle adds another kick then batters the body with more rights. Hardy desperately goes for a takedown and Lytle immediately grabs a guillotine. Hardy holds out as long as he can, but finally taps.

Chris Lytle def. Dan Hardy via submission (guillotine choke) – Round 3, 4:16


Round 1 – Miller and Henderson both lunge with jabs to stark the fight. Miller lands an inside leg kick, Henderson returns with a jab, then Miller moves into the clinch, but Henderson pushes them to the center of the Octagon. Miller latches on to Henderson with an arm triangle, but he escapes into Miller’s half guard as they go to the ground. Henderson fires a head kick as they scramble to their feet, but Miller grabs an arm and Henderson struggles to get free but eventually goes. Henderson punches the body, but Miller quickly grabs a guillotine. Henderson gets free again and postures up with punches and elbows on the ground. Miller eyes a leg, but Henderson attacks the body as the opening round ends. scores the first for Miller 10-9.

Round 2 – Henderson’s more aggressive than Miller to start the second as they trade punches and kicks. Henderson gets Miller to the canvas and opens up a cut over his eye with ground and pound. Miller tries to get Henderson under control, then rolls for a leg but Henderson capitalizes with a series of elbows. Miller grabs a kneebar that appears tight, but Henderson signals he’s okay and escapes. Henderson resumes his attack before Miller grabs a heel hook. Henderson escapes again and punishes Miller with ground and pound. Miller goes for a kimura as Henderson punches the body, but abandons it and tries to fight back from the bottom, but Henderson finishes the round with another flurry leaving Miller’s face bloody and swollen. scores the second for Henderson 10-9 to make the fight even 19-19.

Round 3 – Miller attacks to start the third, but Henderson appears the fresher fighter and kicks him down. Miller tags Henderson in an exchange and tries to take him down, but Henderson reverses with a takedown of his own and pours on more ground and pound. Miller powers back to his feet with Henderson on his back, but can’t slam him off. Henderson gets his hooks in as he goes for the rear naked choke, then rains down punches and elbows as Miller struggles just to survive. Miller tries to escape with Henderson in side control, but Henderson stays on top and pummels Miller with hard punches. Henderson postures up with more ground and pound, then grabs a guillotine. Miller escapes, but Henderson makes him pay with a knee to the body. Miller looks for a late flurry back on their feet, but Henderson avoids until the bell. scores the third for Henderson 10-8, giving him the fight 29-27.

Ben Henderson def. Jim Miller via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 30-26)


Round 1 – Oliveira opens the bout with leg kicks as he bounces on the outside, then Cerrone stalks forward and land a knee. Cerrone fires a kick that narrowly catches Oliveira in the groin, but they continue after a brief break. Oliviera attack Cerrone with kicks to the body as “Cowboy” waits for an opening. Cerrone puts Oliveira down with a punch to the body and knee to the head, then swarms with ground and pound to earn the first-round TKO as Oliveira is unable to defend himself.

Donald Cerrone def. Charles Oliveira via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 3:01


Round 1 – Sadollah takes the center of the Octagon and they quickly fire punches. Sadollah pushes forward, but Ludwig narrowly misses with a knee. Sadollah clinches Ludwig against the fence and they struggle for control and trade knees to the body. Sadollah drops for a takedown, but Ludwig forces him to stand. They separate and trade punches, then Ludwig fires a pair of head kicks. Ludwig counters with a left hook. Sadollah attacks the body, but Ludwig gets the better of the exchanges. Ludwig hurts Sadollah with a left and follows with a knee and more punches but Sadollah gets to a clinch. Ludwig lands at will as Sadollah struggles to recover, but he survives to the bell. scores the first for Ludwig 10-9.

Round 2 – Sadollah attacks to start the second, but Ludwig seems content to counter and continues to tag Sadollah. Sadollah’s corner says Ludwig is slowing, but he continues to land with counters. Ludwig hurts Sadollah again with another counter combo. Ludwig can’t follow up and Sadollah recovers briefly before “Bang” looks for a takedown and they settle for the clinch. They separate and Ludgwig finds the mark again, but his face shows some swelling too from what Sadollah has snuck through before the round ends. scores the second for Ludwig 10-9 to go up 20-18.

Round 3 – Sadollah attacks again to begin the final round, then quickly shoots for a takedown, but Ludwig sprawls and bounces back to his feet. Ludwig blocks a pair of high kicks from Sadollah then shrugs off another takedown. They trade punches in the center of the Octagon, then Ludwig smiles after eating a kick to the face. Sadollah attacks, but Ludwig has little problem avoiding and countering slower punches. Sadollah attacks the body, then mixes in a high kick as they enter the final minute. Ludwig connects with more hard counters, then shoots for a takedown with 30-seconds to go. Ludwig sticks with it and gets Sadollah to the canvas in the final seconds. scores the third for Ludwig 10-9 to give him the fight 30-27.

Duane Ludwig def. Amir Sadollah via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Pictured: Hardy and Lytle (via @DanaWhite)

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