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!

Not a bad day of fights at the F3 event in Malaysia today. Was nice to see an event conducted without all the political networking associated with several of the larger events the region has seen lately. I worked as a Judge for a couple of the MMA...

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Impressive turnout by the Monarchy MMA Combat Fitness Gym today for Bellator fighter JJ Ambrose's seminar. Monarchy MMA is a new gym in Malaysia owned by Samir Mrabet who recently impressed everyone beating former UFC standout Roger Huerta at the...

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Dropped in to check out the newest mma gear in Malaysia...check out their...

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Love old school veteran Brendan Sequin...but Giva's jits is unreal... Viva Las Giva via Armbar at Bellator is my...

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Arrested?!...I'm under arrest?!...seriously...?! LOL...those where my exact thoughts March 24th 2011 when the Thai police ''apprehended me'' in front of my beginner BJJ class at Tiger Muay Thai. Having spent 5 years in the country pioneering the...

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Good luck to Anthony Leone--Andrew's big brother on his upcoming Bellator fight! While big brother is fighting in Bellator...Andrew Leone of Phuket Top Team is anxiously waiting for his One FC...

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*BOOM* Poppa Slice comes through AGAIN!! Just wanted to thank Paul Dallow for the sweet hook up on the Torra Fight Gear Paul's brother is BJJ Black Belt and former Australian National Champion Ross Dallow. These two guys are some of the most...

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I already miss good ol' Amurika!! But with students waiting in Kuala Lumpur and more exciting projects ahead it's time to return to the land of the rising sun. Silver at the IBJJF Nogi Worlds in the master's black belt division. Bronze in the...

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