Ryan Hall - Biography
Last Modified: Oct 30, 2022
|Nick Name:||The Grappler|
|Profession:||Mixed martial artist, Wrestler|
|Best Known For:||UFC|
|Net Worth:||Under Review|
|Born on :||February 22, 1985 (age 38)|
|Birth Name /
|Ryan Christopher Hall|
|Birth Place:||Falls Church, Virginia, USA|
|Father's Name:||John Hall|
|Mother's Name:||Patricia Hall|
Chad Hall (younger brother)
|Married Date:||December 29, 2014|
|Wife's Name:||Jen Hall|
Sean Christopher Hall (son)
|Height:||1.78 meter (5 feet 10 inch)|
|Weight:||66 kg (145.50 lb)|
|Hair Color:||Dark Brown|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
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Who is Ryan Hall?
Ryan Hall is a mixed martial artist by profession and American by nationality. He is a black belt, and instructor in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and competed in the featherweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).
Ryan Hall – Bio, Age, Parents, Siblings
Ryan Hall’s birth took place on February 22, 1985, in Falls Church, Virginia, USA. He was born Ryan Christopher Hall to his mother Patricia Hall and his father John Hall. Other facts about Ryan Hall’s early life including his siblings and childhood are not shared with the public.
For education, he attended Manhattan College, where he studied Electrical Engineering but dropped out after finding his love for martial arts.
His ethnicity is Caucasian.
Ryan Hall – Girlfriend, Wife, Children
Ryan Hall began dating his girlfriend Jen in 2008. After dating for 8 years the couple married on 29 December 2014.
He and his wife welcomed their son Sean Christopher Hall on 22 August 2018. Jen has earned BJJ Black Belt and together they own Fifty/50 Jiu-Jitsu, a school for martial arts.
Ryan Hall, Jen with their son - posted February 2019 (Instagram)
Ryan Hall – Career
Hall began to train in mixed martial arts at Tristar Gym in Montreal, Canada in 2012, having begun learning in martial arts in January 2004. In his early career, he fought in the cage at SLAMM-1, Challenge MMA 2 card, Fight Lab 35, and United Combat League.
It was announced on August 31, 2015, that Ryan Hall would compete in the 22nd season of The Ultimate Fighter and will be representing Team USA. He fought against Johnny Nunez, Frantz Slioa, Saul Rogers, and Artem Lobov. He won the Ultimate Fighter 22 Finale after defeating Lobov and became the Ultimate Fighter 22 lightweight winner.
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In the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), Ryan Hall fought and won against Gray Maynard (December 3, 2016) at The Ultimate Fighter 24 Finale, B.J. Penn (December 29, 2018) at UFC 23, and Darren Elkins (July 13, 2019) at UFC on ESPN+ 13.
As of July 2019, he has had 9 matches, among which he has won 8 and lost 1. Among the wins, he won 2 by knockout, 3 by submission, and 3 by decision. His 1 loss was by decision.
Hall has also released eight sets of best-selling instructional DVDs “that have garnered wide acclaim for both their technical content and the clarity of Ryan’s teaching method.”
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Ryan Hall – Viral Video
In 2011 a video of Hall went viral. He was enjoying dinner in the company of friends when a large man approached the table, requesting a lighter. After informing that the table was comprised of non-smokers, the man became enraged.
Ryan Hall was recorded trying to calm down a large aggressive man in a pizza parlor. But when the potential attacker refused to calm down, he used grappling techniques to defend himself. He used double leg takedown and the mount position and later used a chokehold on the man shortly before the police arrived. The video also promoted anti-bullies campaigns all over the world.
Ryan Hall – Net Worth, Salary
His net worth is under review. As UFC fighters are paid on the basis of games played, Ryan Hall’s annual salary varies. He reportedly earned $34,000 from his match against Gray Maynard on December 3, 2016.
Ryan Hall – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
On social media, Ryan Hall is active on Instagram and Twitter but seems to be absent from Facebook. He also has an official site - ryanhallmma.com.
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