Article

Uriah Hall: Started Karate After Being Bullied

UFC fighter: Started karate after being bullied
By Carrie Healey, The Grio
"UFC fighters Uriah Hall and Demetrious Johnson stopped by theGrio to share what encouraged them to start martial arts training and discuss African-American figures who have impacted their lives.

"Born in Jamaica, Hall moved to New York City during adolescence. He was bullied for being different and as a result started taking karate lessons as a teen.


"After years of training, Hall became an instructor, saying his most valuable advice is, 'don’t give up.'”

Watch the interview here.

Media

Recent
Ovince Saint Preux takes advantage of Nikita Krylov mistake and secures a first round submission victory, in this MetroPCS Move of the Week.
Jul 30, 2014
Welcome to the first installment of the UFC Minute! Host Lisa Foiles reviews some of the UFC's biggest stories and looks ahead at what is in store for the rest of the day.
Jul 30, 2014
At UFC 125, Brad Tavares lets his hands and knees fly against Phil Baroni, looking to make it a quick night in the Octagon. See Tavares take on Tim Boetsch at UFC Fight Night Bangor.
Jul 29, 2014
Nick Diaz is back in the UFC and he sat down with UFC.com for an exclusive interview. Hear him talk about a potential fight with Anderson Silva, how he got into fighting and much more.
Jul 28, 2014