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Ryan Hall Disillusioned with Modern Jiu-Jitsu Scene: ‘Obnoxious, Embarrassing Behavior from Grappling Nerds’

BJJ champion, ADCC bronze medalist and UFC fighter Ryan Hall spends his time training equally in gi, no-gi, and stand-up, yet he has no intention of returning to jiu-jitsu competitions. Disillusioned...

Ryan Hall Explains How He Got Really Good at Jiu-Jitsu Really Fast

If you have some experience on the mats, then you’re probably well aware that there are no real „shortcuts“ in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. It’s all a matter of hard work, persistence, of being...

Ryan Hall Shows How To Force A Post & Collect The Arms (For A Waiter Sweep)

There’s no doubt that the half guard is one of the most versatile positions in BJJ. Developed in the 1990’s by Roberto “Gordo” Correa, legend has it that Gordo developed the move as a means...

Ryan Hall Shows Outside Heel Hook Defense (When Setting Up A Waiter Sweep)

There’s no doubt that the half guard is one of the most versatile positions in BJJ. Developed in the 1990’s by Roberto “Gordo” Correa, legend has it that Gordo developed the move as a means...

Ryan Hall Explains A Better Alternative To Hip Escapes

What is guard retention? Guard retention is the act of getting your opponent back in front of you and in between your legs, as he tries to pass your guard. You need to have a grip and at least 3...

Than Le Promoted To BJJ Black Belt By Ryan Hall

Than Le is primarily known for his meticulous and relentless striking ability, which he used to become a ONE FC Featherweight champion. However, he’s also a skilled Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athlete,...

Ryan Hall Suffers Complete ACL Tear – Gets Trolled By Gordon Ryan

Ryan Hall seems to be completely out of lack lately when it comes to injuries. Just a day ago, he had to undergo his 6th surgery in the last 14 months – due to a complete tear of his ACL. He...

ADCC 2022: Ryan Hall To Compete In The 66kg Division

Ryan Hall has been solely focused on his MMA career for a while now, which put his aim off of submission grappling tournaments. The BJJ community has known this to be true for quite some time now and...

Ryan Hall Apologizes To Garry Tonon: “I Hope He Heals Up & Returns To The Ring Soon”

The heated scuffle between Ryan Hall, Garry Tonon, and Gordon Ryan seems to have cooled down a bit – after Hall decided to apologize to Tonon. A quick reminder of what happened, though. Tonon...

Gordon Ryan To Ryan Hall: “You Were Never Good At Jiu-Jitsu”

It seems that some of the former Danaher Death Squad (DDS) members have a sort of a “beef” with Ryan Hall! Namely, Garry Tonon lost to Thanh Le in his ONE Championship title match; after...

Garry Tonon Addresses Ryan Hall: “You’re A Hypocrite. And I Don’t Like You.”

Garry Tonon recently lost his ONE Championship title fight against Thanh Le, after being knocked out in the opening round. Subsequently, all was good between the two fighters… However, Ryan...

Ryan Hall Explains Why He Shrugs After Winning A Match

After winning just about any MMA match, Ryan Hall takes a look at the camera – and shrugs nonchalantly, as if he were surprised that he took the win. But why does he do that? Hall was a recent...

Ryan Hall: “I Miss BJJ & I’m Looking Forward to Doing ADCC Next Year”

Ryan Hall got back on track in MMA with his unanimous decision win against Darrick Minner at UFC 269. This was Hall’s first win since July 2019; after a lot of injuries and cancelled fights, as...

UFC 269: Ryan Hall Uses First-Class Grappling, Wins via Decision

Ryan Hall is back in business! He put on a display of his signature, first-class grappling skillset and earned a unanimous decision win against Darrick Minner at UFC 269. In the first round –...

Ryan Hall: ‘You Shouldn’t Be Competing in BJJ Unless You Are 100% Prepared’

Ryan Hall is a UFC fighter, BJJ black belt, head instructor of 50/50 BJJ, an ADCC bronze medalist with a long career in high level competition throughout which he has beaten many of the top grapplers...

Ryan Hall’s Super Slick Guillotine Sweep to Back Take

The Guillotine Choke is one of the most dominant submissions in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. However, no matter how good at it you may be, sometimes you’ll fail to get the tap. And what should you do in...

ADCC 2022: Is Ryan Hall Making a Return?

Ryan Hall is working hard towards claiming back his winning streak in MMA, since he’s lost his last UFC match to Ilia Topuria. However, there might be huge news in the making for the Brazilian...

Ryan Hall Issues UFC 264 Statement: “I Broke My Hand on the First Punch”

Ryan Hall suffered his first UFC loss last weekend, when he was KO’d by Ilia Topuria in the first round. The beloved Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu specialist posted a statement on his Instagram account,...

Ryan Hall On Who is The Greatest Grappler in MMA History

Ryan Hall will make his much-anticipated return to the Octagon this Saturday at UFC 264, facing Ilia Topuria after a two-year lay-off. Ahead of the fight, Ryan Hall talked to MMA fighting and...

Ryan Hall and Matt Serra Talk About Jiu-Jitsu, UFC Match-Making, and More

Ryan Hall will make his much-anticipated return to the Octagon this Saturday at UFC 264, facing Ilia Topuria after a two-year lay-off. Ahead of the fight, Ryan Hall sat down with Matt Serra and Jim...

Ryan Hall On How To Add Extra Breaking Power to Kimura from Reverse Triangle

In BJJ, most experienced practitioners are used to defending front triangles. These are the type of triangles set up from a guard position, either closed, half, or open guard. You can usually set up...

Ryan Hall & Lex Fridman on Keyboard Warriors on the Internet

A Internet warrior or a Keyboard warrior is person who is unable to express his anger through physical violence because of physical weakness, social awkwardness, lack of bravery, and instead uses the...

Ryan Hall on How to Get Started in BJJ

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu training is a great way to get fit and healthy, especially if you’re trying to lose weight. But there is so much more to be gained from Jiu-Jitsu than just shedding the pounds....

Ryan Hall On What It Takes to Become a BJJ black belt

When you start Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, you look at black belt as the goal. What many do not realize is that black belt is not the end. It is merely an important station on the long Jiu-Jitsu ride....