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!

New BJJ Promotion today Jalal Marafie

congrats to Jalal Marafie on officially getting a rank under me. A student of Bjj black belt Seral Yilar, Jalal started training with me after his professors...

The man who killed Johnny Depp

if John Wayne was still alive he would be called Don Frye! While in Vegas a couple of weeks ago I ran into this old school game Tudo legend, turned movie star...

And we’re off

okay, I know the blog has been neglected the past few weeks. Ramadan has started in Kuwait, and I've been very busy with private training, and adjusting to the...

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...