Shannon Hall

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Shannon Hall
Born (1970-04-18) April 18, 1970 (age 47)
Jonesboro, Arkansas[1]
Residence Los Angeles, California
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s) Shannon Hall
Billed height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)[2]
Billed weight 165 lb (75 kg)[2]
Trained by WWE
Debut 1998

Shannon Hall-Trujillo (born April 18, 1970) is an American boxer, bodybuilder, professional wrestler, Toughwoman competitor. She was the first ever Toughwoman Champion and competed on American Gladiators as Dallas. She has also worked the IFBA Boxing League.

Career[edit]

Shannon Hall-Trujillo competed as Dallas as on American Gladiators in 1995.

In 1996, a Toughwoman Contest was added to the Toughman Contest circuit. Hall won the Toughwoman title in 1996 and successfully defended it in February 1998, both times before a Pay-per-view audience. Hall went undefeated in ten fights in Toughwoman contests.

In 1998, she won the IFBA Platinum Heavyweight Championship. She once faced off against Suzy Taylor. Going to the ninth-round, she lost via TKO. The 10-round bout was stopped at 1:30 in the ninth round when she was trapped in a corner after fading heavily. Hall reportedly had lucrative contracts waiting for her if she had won the fight, but she lost to Taylor. Hall broke her nose during the fight and took a bit of a sabbatical from boxing thereafter.

Hall-Trujillo was signed by the World Wrestling Federation in 1999. She trained alongside many other future WWF Divas, but was never brought onto television. She was eventually released alongside Nicole Bass and Alicia Webb (Ryan Shamrock) on July 19, 1999.

Personal life[edit]

Shannon attended Arkansas State University where she joined Delta Zeta (Omicron Epsilon chapter). Shannon has a five-year-old son and had another child in 2005, she now resides in Los Angeles.

Accomplishments[edit]

  • Miss Fitness America finalist (California Winner)
  • Television American Gladiator "DALLAS"
  • Toughwoman World Champion
  • IFBA Platinum Boxing Champion

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Shannon Dallas TV". tv.com. Retrieved 2007-10-29. 
  2. ^ a b "Shannon Dallas Stats". Leanladies.com. Retrieved 2007-10-29.