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Lovato's will be closed this Sunday and Monday Sept 4-5

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Wednesday, August 31, 2011
We will be closed for Labor Day this Sunday and Monday Sept 4th and 5th. Be sure to have a ton of fun and be ready to get back to training Tuesday! read more »

Xande Ribeiro will be back and teaching a class at Lovato's for 1 day only Sept 10th!!!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Wednesday, August 31, 2011
Multiple time World Champion, ADCC Champion, and one of the most accomplished competitors to have ever lived, Xande Ribeiro, will be back and teaching a class at Lovato's for 1 day only!!!! Sat, Sept 10th from 11am- 1pm Xande will be showing us a ton of great techniques from his powerful Jiu- read more »

New promotions this month at Lovato's!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Thursday, August 25, 2011
This was a big month at Lovato's, with a ton of new promotions! Many tested and did an excellent job earning new stripes and getting themselves closer to thier next rank! This past Saturday Chandler Hagen and Mai Huynh tested and earned their Blue Belts and right after Chris Watson and Jarret  read more »

Team Lovato wins 17 medals with 17 competitors this past weekend!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, August 15, 2011
This past weekend in Dallas, TX, was the World Grappling Circut Europa Supershow Grappling World Championships held at the Dallas Convention Center. Team Lovato put on an incredibly, impressive performance winning 17 medals, with 17 adult competitors and 2 children! From white belt to b read more »

James Head's Next UFC fight Announced!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Friday, August 05, 2011
Team Lovato MMA fighter, James Head, will make his 2nd appearance in the UFC this November against Mark Scanlon. James will be looking to get his first win inside the Octagon after a tough 3rd round stoppage in his debut against Nick Ring. That experience has been a great motivation & lear read more »

Bellator Fighter Jared Hess Joins Team Lovato!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Thursday, August 04, 2011
Top middleweight prospect, Jared Hess, has joined the Lovato MMA Team. Hess has a very respectable 11-2 MMA record including all wins coming by way of TKO or submission finishes. In 2009, he was a finalist in the Middleweight, Bellator tournament which gave him notable recognition. Jared will  read more »

Team Lovato recieves more competition success this past weekend!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, August 02, 2011
This past weekend a few of the Lovato Competition Team members went down to Dallas, TX for a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu tournament and came back with alot of medals and great results! With only 9 competitors and the coaching of Professor Justin Rader Team Lovato took the adult overall team trophy as we read more »

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