Blog in Kuwait with BJJ Black Belt 4x MMA Champion Ray Elbe giving tips on diet, weight loss, health, fitness, traveling the world, and of course fighting.

"There is no satisfaction that can compare with looking back across the years and finding you've grown in self-control, judgment, generosity, and unselfishness."
– Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Now that you've found my blog, I hope you continue to follow! Witness me travel the world teaching and competing in Muay Thai (Thai Boxing), Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ), and Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) as I meet new friends and discover cultures from all walks of life.

As an 18 year old kid if you would have told me at 30 I would be a professional fighter with over 200 stamps in my passport, I would never have believed you. Looking through the years of this blog, I hardly believe it now!

Crazy Basketball half court shot with broken finger *MUST WATCH*

Wow.  Bryan College gave Gustavo Angel Tamayo 30 seconds.  he needed to make a layup, a free throw, a three point shot, and  half court basket…all within...

5 things every BJJ Player needs to know before competing Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

I have had quiet a few people share my last blog entry on being a good cornerman on their Facebook, Twitter, and other social media sites, so I figured I would...

Life in Kuwait..and life in America…some things never change.

LOL…Boys will be Boys. This girl films herself walking around in New York for 10 hours, a couple of creeps, and a few comments, and she video taped the...

The best wedding proposal ever!?

Okay, this wedding proposal went down during the 3rd quarter of a Bulls game, when the cheerleader thought she was doing the wrong routine.  I found it funny,...

5 things every cornerman should know before working a fighter’s corner (#4 is the most important)

They often said those who can, do…and those who can't…we'll…the coach. LOL Next month will mark 12 years since my first professional MMA debut Nov...

Watch episode 5 of Al Batal HERE, it was aired to over 40 million homes on Fox Movies

Al Batal episode 5 aired on FOX MOVIES, with a reply on FOX this past saturday.  Both Fox and Fox Movies broadcast to over 40 million homes in the Middle East...