Professional UFC fighter Jake Matthews recently announced that he has converted to Islam. The Australian athlete, who has been competing in the UFC since 2014, stated that he had been studying the religion for some time and had finally made the decision to convert.
In an interview, Matthews explained that he was drawn to the faith’s teachings on peace, love, and unity. He also expressed his admiration for the Muslim community’s commitment to charitable work and helping others.
Matthews’ announcement has been met with mixed reactions from fans and fellow fighters, but he remains steadfast in his faith and his commitment to his sport. He has stated that he plans to continue competing in the UFC and hopes that his story can inspire others to learn more about Islam and its teachings.
Here you can find the video where he expressed himself