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!

Carnival Workd buffet at the Rio Casino today was amazing!!! Well worth the wait in line! I prolly had 3lbs of crab...

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....try taking that 6" board and raising it 1,000 ft above the ground... Lol...that's grappling tournaments. Tomorrow I'm on mat 6 about 1:30 at the Las Vegas Convention Center for the World Series of...

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Woke up this morning and took Bianca for a trip to the east valley and an afternoon hike at Camelback mountain. Beautiful weather and an amazing view (the mountain wasnt bad either)...

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LOL...Tijuana hasn't changed a bit...Viva La...

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Took me a few days to finally update the blog after the recent IBJJF World Championships in Long Beach California. I competed in a bracket of 7 other black belts, making it to the finals before eventually losing on a takedown. 2012 Master...

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Okay "match" is probably a better word then "fight" since there are no punches...but technically there are no punches in a food or water fight either...lol!! Sunday I will be competing in the Blackbelt medium heavy master division for the IBJJF...

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v2RqLrpkcOY Made it up to Hollywood the other day to train with World Champion Jeff Glover before he departs for Abu Dhabi. Was a fun day of training as we worked a few ideas about defending the footlock from the...

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27th Oct

And we’re off

Quick bite to eat at the airport in Kuala Lumpur...followed by a lil layover in Guangzhou China...and then we are off to Los Angeles!! Should be an exciting trip with me competing in the Nogi Mundials next weekend. Hoping I can talk Bianca into...

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