Uriah Hall talked about his retirement and the reasons why he decided on such a move. Hall explained the reasons why this happened. It seems as if burnout has occurred “I spent the last 20 years of my life committing myself, my soul, to one attribute, and then all of a sudden, it’s gone, it’s taken away,” Hall said, as quoted by mmafighting.com It has been said many times how important support is in such moments.
Fortunately, Hall had the support he needed. “It was some really dark, deep places, and luckily, I had the right people around me to support me. Uriah Hall found himself in very difficult moments and had a constant fights with himself.
“When I say I felt depressed, I even at one point looked at my firearm, like, ‘Wait a minute, I could go down a really dark path if I don’t get out of this.’”
Uriah Hall and depression
Hall could not understand why some people decided on such moves.
However, when he came to the same situation, he understood
why it happened. “If you don’t have the right support system, you won’t get out of it,” he said. “If you look at like, people like Robin Williams, all those type of people, you’re like, ‘How the f*** did you kill yourself?’ I get it.
At that moment, I finally f****** understood”. Hall is a man who does not follow American football and has some other preferences. “Honestly, and I’m sorry, I do not watch football,” he said. “I don’t even watch my f***king sport.
I like figure skating, because it’s articulate, and I’m that type of guy. But hey, we’re all weird in our own way”. Hall is proof of how important mental health is and how much work needs to be done on this issue.