Subscribe via RSS

News and Announcements

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 »

RSS Subscribe via RSS

Recent Posts


Donation S7 technique MMA Moore Ceremony Jared Hess Nate Mauricio Amado OnTheMat Kayron Gracie Tryouts Forrest Griffin Dallas Niles Shiloh Roberts Rafael Robert Bebout Jesse Sunderman Adamson James Puopolo superfight Saulo Ribeiro seminar 2013 Smoke & Guns US Commerce Association Children Gerald Harris Steve Maxwell The Fightworks Podcast StriKing National Tournament Justin Rader kids Anti-Bullying Rafael Lovato Sr. Gracie UFC 2015 Expanding Lovato Youth Black Belt Jared Dopp Hurricane Tulsa Hard Rock European Open Casino No-Gi Volunteer Purple Worlds Top Ten Xtreme Fight Night Nationals Vinny Magalhaes Lovato's Edmond Outlook kickboxing bjj Xande" iTunes one-arm Ultimate Fighting Championships AXS TV Fights Blue Matt Jubera Ginastica Natural Houston Open Ben Baxter Christmas Hyena Muay Thai Instructor submission wrestling Oregon Nick Diaz training Oklahoma Daily New York Open Edmond King of the Cage Chris Holdsworth Ribeiro Jiu-Jitsu Mixed Martial Arts Brazil App Andre Dida Jr kimura grappling Reunion Recovery Lovato's School of Tornado United Way 2011 Instructional closed Muay Thai Austin Adkins 2012 New Breed Promotion boxing Grappler's Quest Brazilian Nationals Tournament new year Robert Harper Team Lovato banquet Tornado Relief Pro MMA debut Midwest Submission Challenge Andrew Waldon Tulsa testing Shogun school 2014 MMA debut Maxbells Interview Herb Dean dallas Jiu-Jitsu Magazine Rafael Lovato Jr. Jiu-Jitsu Mark Beecher Nick Foust Curitiba Open holiday Kettlebell Pro Division Phil Davis AXS TV Bellator Europe Norman Team Zach Darragh O'Conaill schedule Josh Rosenthal judo Torque Las Vegas world championships Video Annual Oklahoma City Zebra Johannes Wieth Rob Wood special Eddie Kone Keenan Cornelius martial arts Oklahoma St. Louis Bricktown Brawl Testimonial Belts Chris Savarese highlight ORBJJ Victor Estima Dallas Open IBJJF Best Submission Muskogee James Head Evolucao Thai Ultimate Absolute NYC RJJA NAGA competition Jeff Glover OKC Johnny Hendricks heartland Omoplata texas TUF Metamoris disabled grappler Ginastica Houston Mauricio Veio iPhone magazine android Kize Concepts Travis Serna Fight market Chute Boxe Master & Senior Worlds AGF Ribeiro Brasileiro Gracie Mag World Jiu-Jitsu Expo Bob Barry Jr. Hotel Lucas Leite SRJJA Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Bobby Mayhew US Martial Arts Hall of Fame Best Mauricio Rua The Ultimate Fighter ADCC Xande Ribeiro Braulio Estima Best Submission of 2014 Pan Ams Alexandre " Abu Dhabi Pro awards


Children's Classes


Our new Warriors program is exclusively for kids and helps your child build self confidence while developing their physical and mental strength.

Learn more about our martial arts for kids. »

30 Day free trial


Video Testimonial - Brazilian Jiu JItsu Black Belt Ben Baxter talks about why he makes the trip from Oregon to Oklahoma City to train at Lovato's Brazilian Jiu Jitsu; Academy of the 2007 Black Belt World Champion Rafael Lovato Jr.... read more
Ben Baxter
Brazilian Jiu JItsu Black Belt