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Lovato's Holiday Specials!!!!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, December 13, 2011
This month Lovato's is having a couple of great holiday specials to take advantage of. First of all, everything in the pro shop is 10% off. That means you can get gloves, gi's, protective equiptment, dvd's, patches, and many other great pro shop gear all for 10% off! This month only you can read more »

Lovato's Kids programs awards banquet was a blast!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, December 12, 2011
This past Thurday all the Lovato's kids program students and parents met up a Gatti Town for a fun night full of games, food, and awards. The kids program saw a remarkable year in 2011 set by new kids programs and a record number of new students and the staff at Lovato's could not be any h read more »

Professor Rafael Lovato Jr makes the cover of Graciemag for the 2nd time!!!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Wednesday, November 30, 2011
Graciemag is by far the World's leading publication on brazilian jiu jitsu and submission wrestling and our professor has once again grazed it's cover! This month the feature is over the 2011 No Gi World Championships which professor Rafael won by defeating the 2010 champion and ADCC champi read more »

Team Lovato Abu Dhabi Pro Trial Results!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Team Lovato wins 8 medals at the San Antonio Abu Dhabi Pro Trials & Professor Rafael Lovato Jr won his all expenses paid trip to Abu Dhabi for the World Pro tournament in 2012! Long Nguyen took 3rd place! Jared Dopp won gold in his weight division! Nick Foust won gold in his weight divi read more »

Jared Hess Bellator results.

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Last Saturday at Bellator 58, Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and MMA student, Jared Hess went out and put it all on the line. It was an epic battle with Jared coming up a little short on the last 2 rounds after a very dominant opening round in which he totally controlled his opponen read more »

Cool Graciemag article on Professor Rafael Lovato Jr!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Thursday, November 17, 2011
Graciemag has long been the top monthly publication of brazilian jiu jitsu and professor Rafael Lovato Jr has been the source of many articles over the years, check out the latest one featuring our awesome professor commenting on his second No Gi World Championship title. RAFAEL LOVATO  read more »

Saulo Ribeiro Seminar at Lovato's was a Huge Sucess!!!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Thursday, November 17, 2011
Last week one of the most legendary brazilian jiu jitsu fighters in the World today stopped by his number one affiliate academy in Oklahoma, Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and MMA. Needless to say the seminar was a smashing sucess, full of incredible information on all fronts of bjj read more »

2011 Team Lovato No-GI Worlds Results!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Sunday, November 13, 2011
Last week was the No Gi World Championships and Team Lovato had a strong presence, leaving thier mark behind for the World to see. At the Blue belt level, Dallas Niles took home the bronze medal in the super heavyweight division. Jared Hess took home a bronze at the purple belt heavyweight  read more »

Rob Wood victorious in his last MMA fight!!!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Sunday, November 13, 2011
Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and MMA fighter, Rob Wood, was victoriuos in his second mma outing at Cage Combat 6 in Houston, TX. Rob made sure his opponent didn't make it out of the first round using his strong wrestling to put him on the ground twice right away and from there wor read more »

Jared Hess to fight at Bellator 58

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Sunday, November 13, 2011
Team Lovato mma fighter Jared Hess will be fighting once again on Nov 19th at Bellator 58. Coming off a loss and hungry to get back to his winning ways, look for Hess to come out agressive and look to finish this fight before it can go to the judges. Jared has been working very hard and bee read more »

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