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!

Know someone struggling this holiday season financially?!…I want to help.

Okay, I've been thinking about this for a few days, and have finally decided to put this blog entry up. Christmas is a wonderful time of year, a time where...

Muay Thai in downtown #phoenix #az tonight! Bounded fists

Boy have the combat sports grown in AZ!! Tonight at the Arizona event center is one of the premier Muay Thai promotions on the west coast, bounded fists Muay...

Secret video of @kitdalebjj training for the #PolarisJiuJitsu competition next month in London!

Professional Grappling is starting to go mainstream!  Not many people remember the epic submission league that was being held in California years ago---an...

Watch this video explaining #ufc pay

With the news of Cung le, John Fitch, and Nate Quarry suing the ufc, the notion of fighter pay is back in the fans attention. This video is a must watch for...

#UFCPhoenix couldn’t have gone any better! @IanEnty_ @Phukettopteam @ufc @theug

UFC finally came to Phoenix!  Phoenix has been a mecca for MMA for sometime, with Rage In The Cage being one of the longest, must successful MMA promotions in...

The first FINALE @OfficialAlBatal is complete!

With the injury to Youness, the producers picked Sophian to step in as a late replacement for the Al Batal 84 Kilo finale. Truth be told, I explained well...