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!

Super fly...Super duper fly--- Thanx to Daniel from Lojak religion, and Lojak Fightwear.  They are my official walk-out T sponsor for my July Martial Combat fight in Singapore, and today I received a goodies bag full of clothing. The...

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Following the Internet broadcasts of my commentating at the Martial Combat event held this past week in Singapore, it was brought to my attention that I had used some inappropriate language.  I am issuing a public apology to anyone I may have...

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*WOOT WOOT*...I'm excited to announce Juliano Prado will be giving a FREE Nogi Grappling seminar to the guest of Tiger Muay Thai.  I began training in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in 2001 while living in Arizona---eventually relocating to Irvine...

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3rd degree BJJ Black Belt Marcelo Guidici will be here helping me prepare for my July Martial Combat Superfight against Alan Fernandes of India. Marcelo has a 12-2 MMA record, and is a 5x Sao Paulo State Brazilian Jiu Jitsu champion. Today was...

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LOL--went down to the Phuket Town Night Market this afternoon with Kitty. We walked around for a bit, before settling in at the "Fish Spa"... At the fish spa, you put your feet into a fish tank where "sucker fish" cling onto your feet and eat...

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The early cut versions of the ESPN STAR SPORTS Event Martial Combat are available online...FOR FREE. I have commentated several MMA fights before---but admittedly it has been 5 or 6 years since I've been behind the microphone calling the action...

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I mean seriously.... You can't throw a bunch of dark chocolate in a glass with brownies...and call it the "African Brownies" LOL...555+ "I'll take two of your best African...

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Phew...what a long week!! Thanx Victor of ESPN STAR for taking such great care of us! Team Tiger went 2-1 on the innagural Martial Combat event. Tmt assistant instructor Wiktor Svennson won his fight--Ngoo suffered a defeat in a dissapointing...

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