Rodtang Jitmuangnon, the ONE Flyweight Muay Thai World Champion, has converted to Islam to marry his Muslim girlfriend Aida Looksaikongdin, who is also a Muay Thai player. 25-year-old Rodtang Jitmuangnon had been ordained as a Buddhist monk just a month ago. He also had joined a monastery for two weeks and had shaved his head in a traditional ceremony in January 2023.
an Instagram live video three days ago in which he was seen with an interpreter who confirmed that the Muay Thai king was now a Muslim. “Also, just to clarify, he is Muslim now; he is fully Muslim. He took a Shahadah and became Muslim,” the interpreter added.
According to Islamic law, it is mandatory to convert to Islam before marrying a Muslim man or woman.