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!

A brand new, state of the art training facility is getting set to open in Dubai, UAE which is guaranteed to have people talking! The brand new state of the art MMA and Weight training facility is having their grand opening tomorrow, and...

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Went for a bit of an evening drive with my Queen B this evening to watch the Sunset near the Kuwaiti towers. The complex which has a restaurant has been closed since last September due to renovations which are suppose to take close to 3 and a 1/2...

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Just got back from watching the GFC with the guys...and enjoyed an amazing Qoozi dinner. This is served traditional style where you sit on the floor and eat the lamb and rice dish with your hand (right hand)--- Gotta admit...no one else seemed to...

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Tonight is the broadcast of Jj Ambrose win at GFC 3 last week repping Combat Athletics by way of Phuket Top team. The entire card was sick!! If you're in the Middle East you can watch in about 4 hours on Al Rai TV... If you're not in the region...

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Last night 3rd degree Bjj black belt and MMA fighter Marcos Escobar, fresh off a Shooto victory in Brazil, held a promotion ceremony at his Kuala Lumpur "Leverage Academy". When I left KL, I went into Leverage Academy and asked professor Escobar if...

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Finally got an opportunity to check out Kuwait's latest food addition...the Cuts Steakhouse. Cuts is a Brazilian BBQ place and has a great selection of meats to chose from. The salad is extra and not included in the buffet...which was a bit...

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Congratulations to JJ Ambrose on picking up the BIG WIN last night against Egyptian National Kickboxing Champion and Kuwait Fight Club member Ibrahim Ahmed.  JJ who was healthy, and had a full training camp leading up to the bout displayed textbook...

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Congrats to JJ Ambrose on his impressive win tonight, displaying amazing wrestling and Bjj technique on his way to winning the GFC Superfight belt! Great...

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