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!

Shuga Shane Mosley...that's my pick. One of my favorite things about being here in Thailand is the fact that every major boxing PPV is shown on live TV....FREE. FREE--ONE MORE TIME.. .FREE...If OBAMA woulda told me all Boxing PPV's would...

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Okay....So I was asked today at the beach what  'shotgun' a beer means... I have to admit--it's been awhile since I've actually drank a beer that way.  After a brief google search on the Iphone...somehow I became the 'volunteer' to demonstrate...

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This is one of my favorite Thai dishes... Minced chicken--spicy salad...reminds you of mexican cevecha...

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Saturday....heading to the beach after open mat grappling practice. The sand on the beaches here in thailand feels...

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EVERY TIME I get my haircut in Thailand...I get the gay guy! Just once...I'd like the hot girl working!! One of the things I miss most about the states is the "barber shop"...I haven't had a "hi n' tight fade" since I left the states...ohhh...

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I'm really thinking about getting a pet... I like dogs--but my schedule is so busy...I'm thinking a cat might be a better option. Cats take care of themselves...u don't have to walk em...and the liter box takes care of the bathroom break...

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LOL... They say "Silence is Golden"---We'll those of you who know me...missed a golden opportunity. This Lamb Shank dinner was so good...I sat in complete silence for about 15 minutes as I devoured my dinner. Unbelievable how good this meal...

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29th Apr

I am Ironman!

120THB to see a movie in Thailand at the movie theater...that is about 4$ USD. Ironman 2 wasn't bad...I'll prolly go pick it up on DVD next week at one of the bootleg shops in Patong...

Posted in Partying