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!

Corruption in Brazil!

    watching UFC Brazil from Brazil   Okay, last night was UFC RIO---Since I...

Estrada Da Graciosa (Curitiba Brazil)

With 4 1/2 stars on Trip Advisor and over 2,000 ratings it is safe to say Estrada Da Graciosa is worth checking out! This one of a kind adventure is a small...

How much is a trip to the Emergency Room in Brazil!?

Okay, one of the things about traveling around the world--especially as a fighter…is that you get a first hand experience of what World Health Care and...

Now that’s some hot ass sauce!

those of you who know me, know I love some hot sauce!Today I tried Bhut Jolokia, and Lemme tell you A Mais Ardida Do...

The legend #BasRutten

great running into Bas Rutten again ;)El guappo host of Inside MMA stopped into Tito Ortiz's Team Punishment facility last week.[caption width="3000"...

Snow in Huntington Beach this morning?!

crazy right?! It's March and there was snow in Surf City USA!Woke up this morning to look outside and see Huntington Beach covered in white snow!!The day...