Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fighter Kevin Lee has announced his conversion to Islam in a big surprise to many of his fans.
The 30-year-old fighter converted to Islam in 2021, yet he only disclosed this on January 10, 2023.
Let’s welcome brother Kevin @MoTownPhenom to the deen of ALLAH.
— Criterion (@Criter10n) January 8, 2023
Kevin took to Twitter and wrote, “Since being public about my conversion as a Muslim I’ve had a lot of people reach out to give support. I see all the messages and calls I feel the love.”
Kevin expressed that, “Allah always has a plan and I’m glad I’m on the right path.”
Since being public about my conversion as a Muslim I’ve had a lot of people reach out to give support. I see all the messages and calls I feel the love. Allah always has a plan and I’m glad I’m on the right path
— Kevin Lee MTP (@MoTownPhenom) January 9, 2023
In another tweet, Kevin wrote, “Just to clarify because I see the questions, I officially accepted Islam in my life in October 2021 I just have not come out publicly until recently. I want to start a podcast soon I can speak more in depth there.”
Many people welcomed Lee’s decision to become a Muslims, sharing good wishes on social media.
Welcome welcome welcome, brother Kevin. I’m so happy for you. May Allah grant you a solid foundation and a rightous path.
— Al Mohannad Zahran (@mohannadzahran) January 9, 2023
Welcome brother Kevin! alhamdulillah!!!
— Chris B Crypto (@XXchrisjordan29) January 9, 2023
Alhamdulillah may Allah accept you bro
Make dua for me
— Darrick (@redpillmuslim) January 9, 2023
Alhamdulilah. I’m excited to see you shine in 2023, may Allah bless you endlessly and bring you success, happiness and prosperity brother❤️
— H (@HuzyImran93) January 9, 2023
Islam is the fastest-growing religion in the world, with the number of Muslims set to grow at more than twice the rate of the overall world population between 2015 and 2060 according to research by the Pew Research Center.