Chris Lylte is retired mixed martial artist, and a veteran of the UFC. Although he has competed for many top organizations, he is best known for his UFC career due to his many notable performances. Chris was never one to back down from a fight and this is why he collected many fight night bonuses, Chris is the first UFC fighter fight, submission, and knockout bonuses. Outside of MMA, Chris is a fulltime firefighter, and recently ran for Indiana State Senate in District 28 in 2012, but he was unsuccessful in his bid. It was announced in July that Chris would be the latest fighter to join the FOX Sports 1 panel.