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!

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu training in Surprise Arizona @deboabjj West Valley BJJ AZ

Been stopping in to train with Drew Jitsu in the mornings during the week.  He's currently in the build out phase of his new academy De Boa BJJ which is...

The Legend of @markhunt1974 and his quest for @ufc gold!

Mark Hunts story is an amazing story.  It seems like everyone involved in MMA has pretty much forgotten or never knew the legacy of Japanese Combat Sports....

5 reasons every BJJ player should eat avocados (No. 3 is huge)

  Okay, I'm gonna let you guys in on a little secret…Avocado's are a SUPER FOOD that not everyone in the BJJ world is paying attention to! Below...

Aerobic Self Defense workout instructional

BWAHAHAHA is there anything better than a 1980's workout video?  Could you imagine having to be one of the cheesy workout actors when this came out on...

Watch episode 4 of #FoxMovies ARAB MMA Reality TV Show AL BATAL HERE with Subtitles!

Wow! LOL, Episode 4 of the smash hit reality TV show AL BATAL aired last saturday on Fox Movies to over 60 million homes in the MENA region.  Currently...

This is #MuayThai @dasoulassassin @csagym

New Kevin Ross Highlight.  Great video. Share it around on your social media. Kevin Ross has been one of the top Muay Thai fighters in America (and the...