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Team Lovato Takes the Overall Adult Title at the S7 BJJ and Grappling Competition!!!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, August 27, 2012
Professors Lovato Jr. & Rader with the S7 Overall Adult Team Title Belt! Professors Lovato Jr. & Rader with the Team Lovato Jr. Warriors and their Belts/Medals! Team Lovato once again showed why it is The Top BJJ & Grappling Team in the Southwest by read more »

More Competition Success for Team Lovato!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Jared Dopp passing guard on his way to becoming Absolute Champion! This past weekend some members of Team Lovato headed down to Dallas, TX to compete in BJJ & Submission Grappling at the Europa Supershow. In the white belt division, Tyler Murrah and Juan Theard each walked a read more »

New Blue Belts at Lovato's!!!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, August 14, 2012
This past Saturday, some very deserving students earned their next rank in their BJJ Black Belt Journey. After displaying some awesome technique during their test, Audrey Boyd, Addison Ellis, Matt Chavers, Miguel Soares, & Heath Townsend all earned their Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Blue Belt read more »

Awesome week of Muay Thai and MMA Training with Professor Mauricio of Evolucao Thai!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Thursday, August 02, 2012
Trainer of champions and creator of Evolucao Thai, Professor Mauricio Veio, once again visited Oklahoma City to teach and train at Lovato's School of BJJ & MMA. Professor Mauricio is a Muay Thai Black Belt from the famous Chute Boxe team in Brazil and he is the creator of the Evoluca read more »

Professor Rafael Lovato Jr. Inducted into the US Martial Arts Hall of Fame!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Thursday, July 26, 2012
Professor Rafael receiving his induction into the US Martial Arts Hall of Fame! Lovato's School of BJJ & MMA head instructor, Professor Rafael Lovato Jr., was inducted into the U.S. Martial Arts Hall of Fame in St. Louis, Missouri on July 21st. Once a year, some of the bi read more »

James Head Earns His 2nd Victory in the UFC!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Lovato Jiu-Jitsu Purple Belt and MMA standout, James Head, earned his 2nd victory inside the UFC Octagon last weekend, defeating undefeated UFC fighter, Brian Ebersole, by unanimous decision! Ebersole owns 50 victory to his name and was on a 4 fight winning streak inside the UFC, but Jam read more »

Promotions At Lovato's!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Professor Rader with the Warriors and their new belts! This past weekend at Lovato's School of BJJ & MMA was a very special one! There were many big promotions to some very deserving students in the Children & Adult programs! In the Warrior's children program, Mark Bo read more »

Rob Wood Victorious Again!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Lovato Jiu-Jitsu Purple Belt and MMA fighter, Rob Wood, continued his submission streak with a 2nd round head & arm choke at King of the Cage last Saturday night! Rob is now 2-0 as a Pro and 4-0 including his amateur bouts, with all his fights ending by submission, representi read more »

Professor Rafael Lovato Jr. Launches First Instructional Series!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Screen shot of Professor Rafael's new digital instructional series The long heavily anticipated wait for an instructional series from Professor Rafael Lovato Jr. is finally over! The Gi & No-Gi Black Belt World Champion will be sharing all of his competition test read more »

Team Lovato Brings Home Hardware from the World BJJ Championships!!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Wednesday, June 06, 2012
Professor Rafael Lovato Jr. with the victory! The 2012 Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu World Championship was the largest World Championship to date, with over 2,600 competitors from all around the World competing for the most prestigious title in BJJ over the course of 4 days! Team Lov read more »

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