UFC Live 5

UFC Live: Hardy vs. Lytle was a mixed martial arts event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship on August 14, 2011, at the Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. 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.

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

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

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

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 a thank-you letter and informed him that he will be retiring after this bout.

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.


  1. Dan Hardy vs Chris Lytle
    Dan Hardy
    23-9-0, 1NC Record 40-18-4
    6' 0" Height 5' 11"
    170lbs (77kg) Weight 170lbs (77kg)
    72 Reach
    Chris Lytle
    • Welterweight Bout: Lytle defeated Hardy via submission (guillotine choke) at 4:16 of round 3.This was Chris Lytle's last fight.
  2. Jim Miller vs Benson Henderson
    Jim Miller
    20-2-0 Record 13-2-0
    5' 8" Height 5' 9"
    155lbs (70kg) Weight 155lbs (70kg)
    71 Reach
    Ben Henderson
    • Lightweight Bout: Henderson defeated Miller via unanimous decision (30–27, 29–28, 30–26).
  3. Charles Oliveira vs Donald Cerrone
    Charles Oliveira
    14-1-0, 1NC Record 15-3-0, 1NC
    5' 10" Height 6' 0"
    155lbs (70kg) Weight 155lbs (70kg)
    Donald Cerrone
    • Lightweight Bout: Cerrone defeated Oliveira via TKO (punches) at 3:01 of round 1.
  4. Amir Sadollah vs Duane Ludwig
    Amir Sadollah
    6-2-0 Record 28-11-0
    5' 11" Height 5' 10"
    170lbs (77kg) Weight 170lbs (77kg)
    Duane Ludwig
    • Welterweight Bout: Ludwig defeated Sadollah via unanimous decision (29–28, 29–28, 29–28).
  5. CB Dollaway vs Jared Hamman
    CB Dollaway
    12-4-0 Record 12-3-0
    6' 2" Height 6' 3"
    185lbs (84kg) Weight 185lbs (84kg)
    76 Reach 75
    Jared Hamman
    • Bantamweight Bout: Benavidez defeated Wineland via unanimous decision (30–27, 30–27, 30–27).
  6. Joseph Benavidez vs Eddie Wineland
    Joseph Benavidez
    14-2-0 Record 18-7-1
    5' 4" Height 5' 7"
    135lbs (61kg) Weight 135lbs (61kg)
    Eddie Wineland
    • Bantamweight Bout: Benavidez defeated Wineland via unanimous decision (30–27, 30–27, 30–27).
  7. Ed Herman vs Kyle Noke
    Ed Herman
    18-7-0 Record 19-4-1
    6' 2" Height 6' 2"
    185lbs (84kg) Weight 185lbs (84kg)
    Kyle Noke
    • Middleweight Bout: Herman defeated Noke via submission (inverted heel hook) at 4:15 of round 1.
  8. Karlos Vemola vs Ronny Markes
    Karlos Vemola
    9-1-0 Record 11-1-0
    6' 0" Height 6' 1"
    205lbs (93kg) Weight 205lbs (93kg)
    Ronny Markes
    • Light Heavyweight Bout: Markes defeated Vemola via unanimous decision (30–27, 30–27, 30–27).
  9. Alex Caceres vs Jimy Hettes
    Alex Caceres
    5-3-0 Record 8-0-0
    5' 9" Height 5' 9"
    145lbs (65kg) Weight 145lbs (65kg)
    Jimy Hettes
    • Featherweight bout: Hettes defeated Caceres via submission (rear naked choke) at 3:12 of round 2.
  10. Cole Miller vs TJ O'Brien
    Cole Miller
    17-5-0 Record 16-4-0
    6' 1" Height 6' 2"
    155lbs (70kg) Weight 155lbs (70kg)
    TJ O'Brien
    • Lightweight Bout: Miller defeated O'Brien via submission (guillotine choke) at 2:28 of round 2.
  11. Jacob Volkmann vs Danny Castillo
    Jacob Volkmann
    12-2-0 Record 11-3-0
    5' 9" Height 5' 9"
    155lbs (70kg) Weight 155lbs (70kg)
    Danny Castillo
    • Lightweight Bout: Volkmann defeated Castillo via unanimous decision (29–28, 29–28, 29–28).
  12. Edwin Figueroa vs Jason Reinhardt
    Edwin Figueroa
    7-1-0 Record 20-2-0
    5' 7" Height 5' 6"
    135lbs (61kg) Weight 135lbs (61kg)
    Jason Reinhardt
    • Bantamweight Bout: Figueroa defeated Reinhardt via TKO (elbows and punches) at 0:50 of round 2.
  • Fight of the Night: Dan Hardy vs.Chris Lytle
  • Knockout of the Night: Donald Cerrone
  • Submission of the Night: Chris Lytle