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!

LOL...no I'm not getting one... But I saw this tattoo while training boxing at legacy gym in the Philippines on Boracay Island. Jonny from Melbourne said it was almost 26 hours of work!...

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Already meeting new friends while I'm here training at the Legacy Gym in the Philippines on the tropical island of Boracay. Check out Ole Laursen's pet goat!!! They call him Noah...and what I'm hearing is that he likes to train a bit of Muay...

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Just got into Boracay Philippines to train at Ole Laursen's Legacy Gym, when I noticed this Chinese fighter killing it on the pads... Come to find out its former AOW star Wang Sai! At 16-1 as a pro in MMA...I've been hearing rumours he is...

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Shout out from Boracay Philippines to JJ Ambrose as he gets set to fight "In The OC" for Bellator against Bellator Vet. Brian Warren at a higher catchweight than his last lightweight bout of 165lbs. JJ I'm proud of all you've already accomplished...

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Sometimes it feels good to just pick up and start fresh, looking forward to spending a few weeks in Boracay Philippines before heading to Kuwait. Thanx to all those who turned today to say goodbye. Those of you who had scheduling conflicts, I...

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After seeing Benny Alloway win KOTN bonus during the TUFsmashers series, I can't help but root for Luke Barnatt on the upcoming season 17 of TUF. Luke was a great student and training partner while in Thailand, and while only 5-0 he will be a tough...

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Efsu6gi26Xo As if having a penile fracture wasn’t enough damage to the ego American Airlines decided to take it a step further. Upon flying Internationally on a $2,000 ticket to attend an Internet Marketing seminar...

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I never wear a jacket...and the first time I do Eddie Bravos 1st black belt Denny Prokopos attempts to set back #operationcockrecovery with a Gi choke!!! LOL...all in good fun! Looking for a chance to get 10th Planet JJ out to Kuwait and Boracay...

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