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!

Surround yourself with 9 losers and you will become the 10th. Surround yourself with 9 winners...what will you become? Expensive trip for Kuwait Combat Athletics with 3 flights all from the other side of the world, flights, hotels, etc...however...

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Ran into Eddie Bravo and 3rd degree bjj black belt Jerry Laurita in front of the starbucks during the first break from the MMA Millionaires seminar in Orlando Florida. With any luck we'll find a way to make things work and get him to Kuwait for a...

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Gonna be a long and always educational day during one of master Lloyd's seminars. Loaded crowd, joe lauzon, Jeremy horn, Rory singer, and many other UFC stars here to work on their gyms...

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Man...in town rocking the middle east beard...decided to get fresh...found the homie Will @Kut Kingz...

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D'arce Vader...LOL! I still remember the first day this white shoe, black sock wearing Euro stopped in to train with me at Tiger Muay Thai. It was 2007, and truth be told he had been at the gym before, although left to go train with Ole Laursen at...

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Truth is...I'm getting better at handling bad news...lol. You have to. Spent my 30th bday-and Xmas with a silicon catheder inserted into my Minimac....picture taking your dog for a walk with the leash tied around his manhood...and that's...

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23rd Dec

What #Doha?!

Glad to be finished with the mandatory work, quick layover in Doha, and I'm hoping to get in Thailand today. Hustling like its a...

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23rd Dec

Busy like a bee

Even with the injuries I've been trying to be things sorted on a project that myself and a couple of other partners have been working on for a hot minute. Traveling via wheelchair I went from Malaysia to Kuwait for a series of meetings which...

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