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!

#BJJ guys £250,000$ up for grabs! #WPJJC

Held under the Patronage of H.H. General Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Deputy Supreme Commander of UAE Armed Forces, this World...

Gracie Barra Russia visits @kuwaitmma

One of the cool things about BJJ is that it gives you a chance to meet so many people! After taking a Bronze medal a couple of weeks ago at the Rome European...

Check out @UrijahFaber down with #wpbjj @arabsmma

Cool seeing photos of @UrijahFaber kicking it at the World Pro BJJ press conference with Arabs mMA I get into Abu Dhabi on the 16th and am hoping to check out...

Team Pacquiao #pacman

Boom! The rematch is here! Manny Pacquiao vs. Timothy Bradley. Robbed horribly on the cards, Pacman picking up a win here could put the Mayweather bout back...

Dubai going down!

Thanxs Fly Dubai for the easy flight tonight! Up early and off to Abu Dhabi tomorrow for UFC Nogueria Vs...

Kyle Atkinson earns a #bjj promotion

Congrats to Kyle Atkinson on getting his 3rd and 4th stripes on his blue Belt today under me. A member in the US Airforce, Kyle started training Bjj in 2005,...