Austrian MMA Fighter Wilhelm Ott Has Converted To Islam, Chooses Khalid As His Islamic Name

Internationally popular Austrian Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter Wilhelm Ott has converted to Islam. He chooses Khalid as his Islamic name. On April 16, he made the announcement of conversion on a social media statement. In his announcement he said, the COVID-19 crisis helped him find his faith. Turning to social media, Wilhelm Ott in an Instagram post stated that Islam has been on his mind for many years, but there were times when he “could do nothing with it.”

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He stated, “I let myself be influenced politically. But when I had hard times, the Islamic faith gave me the necessary strength.” In another post MMA fighter shared a video with his Shahadat or testimony, reciting Kalma. Kalma is one of the five pillars of Islam that declares belief in the oneness of God and the acceptance of Muhammad as God’s messenger. Adding further he said, “My faith is now strong enough that I can recognize the only true God and speak the Shahada to be able to say proudly, yes I am a Muslim.”

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In another social media post, he expressed gratitude for the positive reactions he received from his fans and the Islamic community. He said, “It wasn’t my intention that it would be that big. I actually posted it because people around me and friends know it.”

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Ott, nicknamed “the amazing,” was born in 1982. He ranked 74th of 615 active EU Wester Pro Welterweights, according to MMA resource Tapology. We shower prayers and love for Ott. What do you guys say about the story? Share your views in the comment section below. For more updates keep follow Phupo.

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