Ryan Hall News
Ryan Hall reveals he's had 16 surgeries since last UFC fight but is now targeting a return: "MMA is all I care about"
Josh Evanoff - March 30, 2023
UFC featherweight Ryan Hall undergoes his 6th surgery in 14 months: “Not sure who has my voodoo doll, but if they could stop stabbing it, I would really appreciate that”
Susan Cox - June 1, 2022
Tensions flare between Garry Tonon and Ryan Hall following Thanh Le title fight
Andrew Whitelaw - March 12, 2022
Ryan Hall releases statement following much-needed victory over Darrick Minner at UFC 269
Adam Martin - December 12, 2021
Ryan Hall reacts after brutal KO loss at UFC 264: "Broke my hand on the first punch landed"
Adam Martin - July 11, 2021
Ryan Hall vs. Ilia Topuria among four newly unveiled UFC fights
Harry Kettle - May 25, 2021
Ryan Hall vs Ilia Topuria is one of four new fights that have been announced as the UFC continues to build a stacked summer schedule. The promotion has already come flying out of the blocks to start 2021 and as we look ahead to the next few months, it appears as if they’ve got something similar in store with what could prove to be the UFC’s most important year since the triumph that was 2016.
Ryan Hall details the injury that forced him out of Dan Ige fight, wants Jeremy Stephens in April
Cole Shelton - February 11, 2021
Ryan Hall’s return to the Octagon will be delayed a few months. Earlier on Thursday, BJPENN.com broke the news that Hall was forced to withdraw from the fight due to an injury. Shortly after the news became public, Hall revealed to BJPENN.com that he tore his hip flexor.
Breaking: Ryan Hall out of March 13 fight with Dan Ige
Cole Shelton - February 11, 2021
Ryan Hall will no longer be making his return to the Octagon on March 13 after all. Multiple sources have informed BJPENN.com that Hall has pulled out of the fight with an injury suffered in training. Sources say the UFC is looking for a replacement to fight Ige.
BREAKING: Ryan Hall to make return to the Octagon against Dan Ige on March 13
Cole Shelton - January 14, 2021
Ryan Hall is back. Multiple sources have confirmed to BJPENN.com that Ryan Hall and Dan Ige is agreed to for March 13 with contracts having already been sent out. The event currently does not have a location.
UFC submission specialist Ryan Hall receives medical clearance, promptly makes callout
Harry Kettle - November 4, 2020
Ricardo Lamas receives replacement opponent for UFC Vegas 8 following injury to Ryan Hall
Harry Kettle - August 24, 2020
Ricardo Lamas will now fight Bill Algeo this Saturday night at the UFC APEX after Ryan Hall pulled out through injury. Many fans weren’t entirely sure whether or not the UFC would be able to find someone on such short notice, with most focusing on their disappointment that the initial bout had been called off in the first place.
Ryan Hall forced to withdraw from UFC fight with Ricardo Lamas on August 29
Harry Kettle - August 21, 2020
According to a report from MMA Junkie, Ryan Hall has been forced to pull out of his fight with Ricardo Lamas on August 29. The unique featherweight contender’s reason for withdrawing has not yet been disclosed, with the UFC not yet making an announcement regarding the change to the card. Lamas is still interested in fighting someone else at the UFC APEX event, but due to COVID-19 and the short notice drop out, that could prove to be quite difficult.
Ryan Hall vs. Ricardo Lamas re-booked for summer showdown
Adam Martin - July 2, 2020
An intriguing featherweight bout between Ryan Hall and Ricardo Lamas has been re-booked for a UFC Fight Night card in Las Vegas later this summer. Hall vs. Lamas was scheduled to take place at the UFC Oklahoma City card that was set for May 2, but the event was scrapped due to the coronavirus pandemic. Fortunately, the UFC has been able to re-book the fight, and Hall vs. Lamas is now set to take place on a UFC Fight Night card at the UFC Apex in its home base of Las Vegas, Nevada, on August 29.
Ryan Hall vs. Ricardo Lamas added to UFC Oklahoma City
Adam Martin - March 3, 2020
A featherweight bout between Ryan Hall and Ricardo Lamas has been added to the upcoming UFC Fight Night 174 card in Oklahoma City. The card takes place May 2 at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The main event of the card is a five-round middleweight bout between Chris Weidman and Jack Hermansson. Hall vs. Lamas will likely slot in as one of the main card bouts.
Ryan Hall reveals everyone ranked 6 to 12 at featherweight has turned him down
Cole Shelton - February 24, 2020
Ryan Hall responds to Pedro Munhoz, is willing to fight on April 18
Cole Shelton - January 9, 2020
Ryan Hall may have finally gotten a fight. The jiu-jitsu wizard has been complaining about not being able to get fights after opponents kept turning him down. So, he took to social media to call out Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar. But, it appears another bantamweight is willing to move up to fight Hall and that is Pedro Munhoz.
Ryan Hall calls out Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar
Adam Martin - January 7, 2020
Former Ultimate Fighter winner and UFC featherweight sensation Ryan Hall took to social media on Tuesday to call out both Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar. In his post, Hall claimed that a number of ranked opponents have turned down fights against him. That’s why he took to social media to call out two legends of the Octagon in the forms of Aldo and Edgar.
Kenny Florian names three fighters who could beat Khabib Nurmagomedov
Tom Taylor - August 22, 2019
So far, nobody has been able to solve the Khabib Nurmagomedov puzzle. 27 fighters have tried — including monsters like Conor McGregor, Al Iaquinta, Edson Barboza, Rafael dos Anjos and Michael Johnson — but none have been able to beat the Dagestani juggernaut.
Ryan Hall breaks down 'completely and utterly dominant' UFC Sacramento win
Cole Shelton - July 17, 2019
Last Saturday, Ryan Hall took to the Octagon in Sacramento and beat a local favorite, Darren Elkins, by decision. While Hall is known for his world class Brazilian jiu jitsu, it was his striking that was on display in this fight, as he was able to drop Elkins twice en route to his win. Although Hall didn’t get the finish, he says the fight went about as perfect as it could have.
BJ Penn issues statement following submission loss to Ryan Hall at UFC 232
Chris Taylor - January 12, 2019
Coach Din Thomas breaks down the 'four categories' of mixed martial artist
Tom Taylor - January 10, 2019
Speaking on the latest edition of the Joe Rogan Experience MMA Show, American Top Team coach Din Thomas detailed what he calls the ‘four categories’ of mixed martial artist. He says that, as a coach, it’s important for him to identify which category each fighter falls into in order to train them effectively. https://youtu.be/iTLbaarXoW8?t=1501
Ryan Hall "not the least bit afraid" of BJ Penn's grappling
Tom Taylor - September 18, 2018
Ryan Hall is one of the best BJJ practitioners in the UFC. His UFC 232 opponent, UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn, is also known for his dangerous grappling game. As such, many fans are excited to see how the pair match up on the mat. While BJ Penn has proven his ferocity on the mat time and time again, Ryan Hall doesn’t seem worried about his foe’s skill. In fact, he says he’s “not the least bit afraid” about a potential grappling match with his decorated adversary.
Ryan Hall 'I have a great fight' in B.J. Penn
Cole Shelton - September 17, 2018
UFC Hall-of-Famer B.J. Penn will return to the Octagon for the first time since June of 2017 at December’s UFC 232 event in Las Vegas. Penn will be up against Ryan Hall, who won The Ultimate Fighter 22 and has not fought in the UFC since December 2016. The fight will take place at 155-pounds (lightweight), meaning both Penn and Hall will be moving up from their most recent home of featherweight for this fight.
TUF 22 Winner, Ryan Hall Says His Inactivity is Due to UFC Being Unable to Offer Him Big Challenges
Drake Riggs - March 16, 2018
Whether you love him or you hate him, The Ultimate Fighter season 22 winner, BJJ master, Ryan Hall knows how to win fights and take little damage while doing so. Which has led to the discontent of fans on occasion. Hall is known for being one of the most dangerous opponents one could possibly face on the ground and if you’ve seen him fight before, you can tell that his opponents know it too.