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Lovato Jiu-Jitsu Takes 2nd Place Overall at the Dallas International BJJ Open!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, May 07, 2012
Team Lovato has another amazing performance at one of the largest BJJ tournaments in the Southwest, the 2012 Dallas International BJJ Open! At the end of the day, after so many great individual performances, Team Lovato left the competition with the 2nd Place Overall Team trophy, losing  read more »

New Belts at Lovato's!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Friday, May 04, 2012
After a very successful day of testing, many students of Lovato's were promoted to their next belt! There were numerous Yelllow, Orange, & Green belt recipients, but the highlight was the 8 students who were promoted to Blue Belt! This is a record number of students to receive their  read more »

Professor Rafael Lovato Jr. Set to Face Young Gracie at Jiu-Jitsu World Expo!!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Sunday, April 29, 2012
The very first World Jiu-Jitsu Expo Event will be held May 12th in Long Beach, California. The event will feature booths of many different BJJ retailers, a tournament, hall of fame ceremonies, and it will be headlined with some big superfight matches. Professor Rafael Lovato Jr. wi read more »

Lovato's School of BJJ & MMA is Voted Best of Oklahoma City for Martial Arts Training 2 Years in a Row!!!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Friday, April 27, 2012
For the 2nd year in a row Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu & Mixed Martial Arts has been voted the Best of Oklahoma City in Martial Arts Training by the US Commerce Association! Only 1 out of every 70 2012 award recipients qualified as two time winners! We are very happ read more »

Professor Justin Rader Highlight Video!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Check out this amazing highlight video of one of Lovato's School of BJJ & MMA full time Black Belt instructors and Black Belt World No-Gi Champion, Professor Justin Rader!  read more »

Professor Rafael Lovato Jr. Takes the Bronze Medal at the 2012 World Pro BJJ Championships!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Wednesday, April 18, 2012
For the 2nd year in a row, Professor Rafael stood on the podium at the World Pro BJJ Championships held in Abu Dhabi. Representing his country, Professor Rafael was one of only two Americans who reached the Black Belt podium in an event dominated by Brazilians. Professor Rafael  read more »

James Head Earns First Victory Inside the Octagon at UFC Sweden!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Team Lovato MMA fighter, James Head, made a victorious Welterweight debut at UFC Sweden this past weekend! James Head dominated Papy Abedi, rocking him on the feet and securing top position on the ground and finishing him off with a beautiful RNC submission in the first round! Ja read more »

Team Lovato at UFC & Abu Dhabi This Week!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Sunday, April 08, 2012
Professor Rafael in action at last year's World Pro Jiu-Jitsu Championships This is a very big week coming up for Team Lovato! The leader of Team Lovato, Professor Rafael Lovato Jr., is on his way to Abu Dhabi, UAE to compete at the World Pro Jiu-Jitsu Championships which st read more »

Team Lovato Wins 7 Medals at the 2012 BJJ Pan American Championships!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Thursday, April 05, 2012
Jared Dopp & Dallas NIles shutting out the Blue Belt Super Heavy division After a long weekend of competition, Team Lovato left Irvine, California with 7 medals from the biggest Jiu-Jitsu tournament ever held. This years Pan Championships had over 3,200 competitors with some  read more »

Team Lovato Heading to the 2012 IBJJF Pan American Championships!!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, March 26, 2012
Starting this Thursday, 14 members of Team Lovato will be competing to become the 2012 Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Pan American Champion! Everyone on Team Lovato has trained very hard for this competition, as it is the largest BJJ competition in the world and one of the most prestigi read more »

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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
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