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Meet Two Boxers Who Converted From Christianity To Islam

Boxing is one of the most popular combat sports in the entire world. This is because so many people are interested in professional boxing. However, boxing is more popular across America than in Africa. It is also one of the most respected sports in Europe. However, it should be said that there are some professional boxers who converted from Christianity to Islam. Let us take a look at two of them.

1. Muhammad Ali

Many people believe that Muhammad Ali is the greatest boxer in history. He won many fights during his professional boxing career. His professional career lasted for more than ten years. However, many fans are not aware of the fact that Muhammad Ali's name used to be Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr.

He changed his name to Muhammad Ali when he converted from Christianity to Islam in 1964. Ali went on to win the heavyweight title on three occasions.

2. Mike Tyson

Tyson has been compared to Muhammad Ali on so many occasions since he retired from professional boxing. He won the heavyweight belts on various occasions when he was a professional boxer.

However, some fans do not know that Mike Tyson used to practice Christianity. He decided to convert to Islam when he was still a young man.

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