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!

Today started off with me heading down early to the fight arena.  ESPN STAR SPORTS asked me to appear on a Reality "Gamer" television program. It was a good time--I ended up having to play a "Nintendo Wii"--and we played some "bodybuilder game"...

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I'm off to ESPN Studio's today to record a segment for a reality TV show they produce. I don't know much about the show--It's suppose to be a "Gamer" show...which features the latest Video Games for PC, Playstation, etc... All the producers...

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I am so proud of Wiktor. He won his fight today at the Martial Combat event in Singapore. Wiktor has now improved his professional MMA record to 2-0, both wins via Submission. Wiktor was originally suppose to face Chang Koo Lee--an...

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Congrats to Ngoo Ditty and Wiktor Svennson on making weight today! Ngoo--had his "first trip" to the sauna. LOL.  Thai's are not use to having to cut weight--because they usually fight without shredding the excess water in their...

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Just seems like the schedule never slows down! I'm in Singapore this week for the ESPN STAR SPORTS event at Resorts World. TMT has two fighters competing on the event. Next weekend--I'm off to Macao for FURY FC.  John Vargas and Ngoo Ditty...

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Marcelo Giudici is going to be spending the next  month at Tiger Muay Thai helping me prepare for my fight on ESPN STAR SPORTS. Giudici is one of the founders of MMA--having had his first Vale Tudo fight in 1995. LOL...I was only 13 then...

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I figured I'd use this opportunity to plug my buddy Gerard Smith's new project. Gerard is a Tribeca Film Festival award winner--and has been working on a film documentary based on the life of former UFC Champion Evan Tanner.  The documentary has...

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Just got into Singapore, and team TMT met up with Ole Laursen and the Legacy Gym guys as they were heading down to the Sauna. World Champion Thai fighter Ole Laursen, a veteran of K-1 and Art Of War will be facing a Brazilian named Edu Pachu...

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