Hardy is coming off a recent decision loss to Anthony Johnson at Ultimate Fight Night: Nogueira vs. Davis. Hardy ‘s loss to Johnson ran his recent losing streak to three and will likely be fighting for his UFC career on the August 14 card.
Lytle is coming off an upset loss to Brian Ebersole at UFC 127 and will be looking to get back on track at UFC on Versus 5. The Indianapolis native was on a four fight winning streak before the upset loss.
UFC on Versus 5 will take place August 14 and will take place at the Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The event is expected to be headlined by a recently announced lightweight bout between lightweight contenders Jim Miller and Ben Henderson.