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!

600 million people to get electricity in Africa!

congrats to hip hop star Akon on his contribution. Organizing a solar electric panel system to help provide electricity to over 600 million people in Africa!...

Carlos Gracie 12 commandments to BJJ Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Saw my friend, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt Andrew Gardineer owner of DeboaBJJ post these 12 commandments of BJJ as given by master Carlos Gracie, figured a...

Big win for AZ mma scene @ufc

Congrats to Anthony Birchak on his impressive KO over Joe Soto, a fighter that took Dillashaw 5 rounds, and has proven to be one of the top Bantamweights in...

The journey to a new barber…

anyone that really knows me, knows I support the local barber in whatever country I visit.No matter where I go it always seems I find a barber to get a cut and...

Great omoplata defense video 

omoplata is one of my best attacks and transitions so I don't know how I feel about sharing this video on the blog, lol--but when people learn to defend your...

Memorial Day-remembering 

it's Memorial Day in the states, a big bbq/party weekend, but also an opportunity to remember the fallen who have served.http://youtu.be/Av7iVC_LwF8I got an...