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!

Man...just got in today...and killed some lettuce wraps at PF Changs. Been a busy day with lots or exciting news to announce coming soon...real soon. Been in the wheelchair moving about most the day...but I saw a few exciting seminars being held...

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Been hustling on a lil project in the middle east the past few months...that's about to take off (honestly...the suspense is killing me...but I can't announce it just yet) Even with my horrific accident...life goes on...cause when you work for...

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Argh!!! The media!!!! Forget the initial shame...now comes the breaking it to your friends and family... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gvZ8ayrDSTo My mother truly unconditionally does love me....even after the embarrassment...she's still sent...

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LOL...no video this time...but figured I'd give an update. The injury was 16 days ago... I fully went today with the expectation that the uncomfortable cord would be removed... Unfortunately the tear to the urinary track still has a small hole,...

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The truth is medical emergencies are a part of life. Some are more easily dealt with than others.... Guess that's kinda like losses in MMA in a way...lol. With my recent injury in Malaysia, my first feelings were of embarrassment. Shyness....

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Congrats to Benny Blanco on accomplishing one of his life dreams today! Benny is a guy who I've had the pleasure of teaching and training with several times while in Thailand. During my time teaching there, Benny came several times for training...

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LOL...I was recently talking to Ole Laursen about my trip to the states, and mentioned how I stopped by my friend PLG's private vert ramp. Pierre is a professional Xgames skateboarder...and has a huge ramp he practices on in Socal. K1 Max...

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I know... I haven't updated the blog much, but to my defense...I've been under a lot of pain lately...lol. I've been in the hospital since Monday, and while I originally had put up a blog entry from my hospital bed thanking all the "real" friends...

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