Saturday, November 14, 2009

FUNK WITH UFC FIGHTER AND TIGER MUAY THAI OWNER RAY ALBE

RAY "MAGICAL" ELBE




Ray is a part owner of Tiger Muay Thai and MMA Academy in Thailand. He runs this place so smooth. Any MMA or Muay Thai fighter, whether beginner, intermediate, advanced or pro, should get over here NOW

WHO IS RAY ELBE


Ray was on THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER SEASON 9 USA VS UK, where he lost to the eventual winner Demarques Johnson

Ray Elbe started training in Mixed Martial Arts while attending Grand Canyon University in Phoenix Arizona. While obtaining a degree in Elementary Education, Ray spent his nights training to become a professional athlete. Making his professional debut in November of 2002, Elbe originally trained Vale Tudo under WEC Bantamweight veteran Del Hawkins, before finding Macahdo Purple Belt Steve Hochuli. Training Under Hochuli, Elbe began to define his fighting style with Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Techniques.

Upon Graduating College in 2005 with a bachelors degree, Elbe relocated to Irvine, Orange County, California to train at the No Limits, Lotus Club training facility, which is home to the world renowned Team Oyama competition fight team.

Elbe is a 3x PPV veteran who has FOUGHT INTERNATIONALLY IN MMA, MUAY THAI, AND BRAZILIAN JIU JITSU. He is a veteran of OVER 30 (22 WINS, 11 LOSES) PROFESSIONAL MMA FIGHTS and is a BRAZILIAN JIU JITSU PURPLE BELT under Lotus Club instructor, and former Gladiator Challenge LW MMA fighter Juliano Prado.


Accomplishments

Ray is an accomplished competitor having won many titles in MMA and Grappling, you can check out his PRO-record on Sherdog and here are some of his other accomplishments:

2003
• Rage In The Cage 50 Fighter Of The Night Award Winner
• RITC Super Fight Winner
• Rumble On The Rock Super Fight Veteran
• Desert Quest No Gi Champion

2004
• X-treme Cage Fighting Super Fight Champion
• Over The Edge Super Fight Winner
• Mexico Fight Night 170lbs 4 Man Tournament Champion
• King Of The Cage Super Fight Veteran
• PBP 175lbs 4 Man NHB Tournament Winner
• 2nd place Desert Quest Gi Division
• Desert Quest No Gi Champion
• KickDown Classic- Sturgis Super Fight Winner
• Awarded BJJ Blue Belt

2005

• RITC Super Fight Champion
• KOTC Super Fight Veteran
• RITC 68 Fighter Of The Night Award Winner
• KickDown Classic 170lbs Champion
• ISKA Rocky Mountain States 173lbs MMA Champion

2006
• Total Combat Super Fight Veteran
• U.S. Open of Submission Grappling Champ
• Received 4th stripe on BJJ Blue Belt from BJJ BB Juliano Prado
• Made guest appearance on MTV reality show “NEXT”

2007

• Received his BJJ Purple Belt from BJJ BB Juliano Prado
• TMT Bangla Stadium Fight of The Night award (Muay Thai)
• Draka Fight of the Night (Khabarovsk Russia)
• 1st place SEA Grappling games NO GI Elite 79 Kilo division-Bangkok Thailand

2008
• Aloissio Silva 2nd Silva tournament Gold Purple belt division under 190lbs
• Fight Lab Submission Grappling Gold Medalist Advance under 185lbs Division
• Fight Lab Submission Grappling Gold Medalist Advanced under 205lbs Division
• Pan Asian Advanced No GI over 79 Kilo Gold Medalist-Philippines, Manila
• Abu Dhabi International (U.A.E.) Bronze Medal Purple/Brown belt division Gi

Funk

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