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Oklahoma City Jiu-Jitsu Instructor Featured in Gracie Magazine After Making History in Brazil!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Thursday, June 13, 2013
That's right, Rafael Lovato Jr. ( is featured in the newest issue of GracieMag (! Rafael did an in depth interview right after winning the Brasileiro absolute title. The article discusses what he had to go through in order to become the first no read more »

Justin Rader's Superfight with Denny Prokopos is This Saturday!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, June 10, 2013
Justin Rader, Rafael Lovato Jr.'s first black belt, will be meeting Denny Prokopos, 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu's first black belt, in a 20 minute submission only match. The match is being put on by Midwest Submission Challenge, a new tournament circuit that is based in the Midwest region of the Unit read more »

OKC BJJ Professor Lovato Jr. Metamoris Pro Countdown Video

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, June 04, 2013
This Sunday, June 9th, Metamoris ( will hold their second event ever at 4:00 p.m. Pacific Time. BJJ ( World Champion Rafael Lovato Jr. ( was invited to compete once again, this time against fellow World Champ read more »

Team Lovato Oklahoma City BJJ Worlds 2013 Results!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, June 03, 2013
What a crazy weekend! The 2013 World Tournament was a roller coaster ride, but Team Lovato was able to come home with some hardware. Kyle Cox from Salem-Kizer Jiu-Jitsu Academy ( was able to take 3rd place at white belt in his first trip to Worlds! Hannah Katharina  read more »

Watch Team Lovato at the 2013 Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu World Championship!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Thursday, May 30, 2013
Team Lovato just wrapped up training camp for the 2013 Worlds and are on their way to Long Beach to make history! Don't miss out on all the action. Watch all the members of Team Lovato compete at (  read more »

Team Lovato Mixed Martial Arts OKC Volunteers for Tornado Recovery Efforts in Moore, OK

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, May 27, 2013
Oklahoma recently made national headlines for the powerful tornadoes that devastated various parts of the Oklahoma City area. The area most affected was the town of Moore, where many people lost everything they own. Team Lovato quickly organized a volunteer group and took donations in order to read more »

Watch Rafael's New I Make History BJJ Highlight Video!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Friday, May 24, 2013
A new highlight video of Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu & Mixed Martial Arts' head instructor, Professor Rafael Lovato Jr. was just released! This highlight follows Rafael's career since he was a just a child and leads up to his most recent victory at the Brazilian Nationals, where  read more »

Team Lovato Jiu Jitsu OKC Kids and Adults Put on a Show in Arlington, TX

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Thursday, May 23, 2013
Professor Justin Rader lead our kids at another successful tournament in Arlington, TX on May 18th. Here are the official results from the Torque tournament: Cache Haggard - Teen BJJ White/Yellow Belt 120-134.9lbs 2nd Place and Teen No-Gi Beginner 120-134.9lbs 3rd Place Blaise  read more »

Rafael Lovato Jr. Documentary Trailer!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Rafael Lovato Jr. will soon be releasing a documentary of his life in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu titled Lovato: Building a Legacy. The documentary will follow his career, achievements, becoming the first father and son Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belts, and all the big events of 2012!  read more »

Video Interview With Lovato About Becoming the Brasileiro Absolute Champion

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Rafael Lovato Jr. shares his experience of winning the absolute at the 2013 Brasileiro. You don't want to miss the insight he provides in this video!  read more »

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