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!

Now more waiting!! Tonight is the night for GFC 3...Which will be aired on Al Rai TV in a few weeks.  Don't wait to see it on Television though...Support the sport by showing up LIVE! Nothing like a live MMA event, if you have never...

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Ran into Kuwait's best Football player today Bader alMutawa. Invited him to do some private 1 on 1 training in BJJ sometime...just in case he decides he wants to slide tackle anyone repping the Kuwait national team or Qadsiya club soon...

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LOL...Nog getting in a bit of bag work--gotta make sure this mouse/r is ready to protect the house :) JJ Ambrose of  Phuket Top Team gets in tonight for his GFC 3 main event in Kuwait.  JJ has been working hard with Phuket Fit, and Mark...

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Been teaching the guys in Kuwait a few sweeps during the BJJ training sessions lately...and had to laugh when I saw this...Hopefully the guys are learning the need to have a solid base when on top, and to keep the "6 legs of the table" in mind...

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Just saw this pic of a BJJ injury!! I'm always telling guys to take of rings...even wedding bands while training...this is why!! Think I'll just tattoo my wedding ring when the time is...

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Ladies and Gentleman...Lemme introduce you to Nog' Nog is a 1 year old Persian Cat who recently joined the Elbe Jiu Jitsu Team...LOL. Living abroad, having an animal is always a difficult decision, because of the problems of traveling...

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Big Kyokushin karate seminar coming up in Kuwait April 17-20 as 6x European Champion Felix Ntumazah comes out in conjunction with the Kuwait Judo & Taekwondo Federation to host this event. Thinking I might have to bust out the Karate Gi and attend...

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GFC 3 returns to Kuwait with Bellator veteran JJ Ambrose rematching GFC 80 KG champion Ahmed Ibrahim on April 26th at the 4,000 seat Al Arabi Stadium. Good seats are going fast, make sure you contact Ebrahim at tel:94915551 to ensure you get...

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