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Team Lovato BJJ OKC Has Stellar Performance at UAEJJ San Antonio Pro Trials

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, February 05, 2013
This past Saturday (February 2nd) Team Lovato sent a small group of competitors to San Antonio, Texas for the UAEJJ Pro Trials. The trials are held all over the world, each giving it's respective winners an all expense paid trip to Abu Dhabi to compete in the UAEJJ World Pro gi tournament. Tea read more »

Team Lovato OKC Mixed Martial Arts Standout, Rob Wood, Remains Undefeated!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, January 28, 2013
Rob Wood just won another fight at King of the Cage in just over 1 minute via anaconda choke! Rob remains undefeated as a mixed martial artist and is looking to stay that way for a long time! read more »

World BJJ Champion, Xande Ribeiro, trains at Lovato's Jiu-Jitsu OKC for Pro Tournament in Brazil!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Friday, December 28, 2012
6 time BJJ World Champion, Xande Ribeiro, recently came to Oklahoma City to train with fellow World Champion, Rafael Lovato Jr. and his team at Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts. Xande was in town to train for one of the biggest Pro BJJ tournaments in the World, the C read more »

Team Lovato OKC MMA Fighter, James Head, returns to UFC tonight!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Lovato Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Purple Belt and Oklahoma City's top Mixed Martial Arts fighter, James Head, is set to face Mike Pyle at the Ultimate Fighter Finale tonight!. This will be James' 3rd fight in the UFC this year and he is looking to keep his undefeated streak at welterwei read more »

Team Lovato OKC Edmond Norman BJJ and Grappling Highlight - Best Team In The South!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Check out this awesome highlight video of Team Lovato at the 2012 Grapplers Quest Texas State BJJ & Grappling Championships! The Lovato Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Grappling team is composed of members from Oklahoma City, Norman, and Edmond, Oklahoma and this was the 3rd year in a row that Team  read more »

New Team Lovato BJJ Edmond | Norman | OKC | World Championship Highlight Video!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Check out this highlight video of Team Lovato, composed of members from Norman, Edmond, and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma competing at the 2012 BJJ World Championships! The team won 4 medals overall at the toughest and biggest Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu competition in the World!  read more »

Team Lovato BJJ OKC Wins 5 Medals at the No-Gi World Championships!!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Wednesday, November 07, 2012
Jared Dopp on top of the podium once again! This past weekend 6 members of Team Lovato competed at the 2012 No-Gi BJJ World Championships in Long Beach, California! The results were spectacular with the team bringing back 5 World Championship medals to Oklahoma City, includi read more »

Lovato Jiu-Jitsu OK Team Heading to the 2012 BJJ No-Gi World Championships this weekend!!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, October 29, 2012
Professors Rafael & Rader with their Gold Medals in 2010 The 2012 IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi World Championships ( are being held this weekend at the Pyramid in Long Beach, California! No-Gi is a term to describe Jiu-Jitsu competition without the traditional  read more »

OKC Jiu-Jitsu Instructor, Rafael Lovato, submits Gracie at Metamoris Pro!!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Professor Lovato after he got the submission victory! This past Sunday was a very historic day for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. The very first Metamoris Pro event took place, matching the top BJJ athletes in the World against each other, and it was an amazing show with many spectacu read more »

Team Lovato OKC BJJ Blue Belt, Jared Dopp, Wins ADCC Submission Wrestling World Championship Trials!!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Jared Dopp winning the finals! Lovato Jiu-Jitsu Blue Belt, Jared Dopp, was on fire last weekend at the ADCC Submission Wrestling World Championship North American Trials, winning his division and defeating two BJJ Black Belts in the process! Jared has now earned his spot to r read more »

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