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International Visitors & Top Competitors Training at Lovato's to Prepare for BJJ Worlds!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Saturday, May 26, 2012
Yevhenii, Lars, Johannes, & Darragh The 2012 BJJ World Championships is coming up this June 1st, 2nd, & 3rd and during the month of May there have been many visitors at Lovaot's School of BJJ & MMA to train and prepare for the most prestigious BJJ competition in t read more »

Professor Rafael Lovato Jr. Wins at World Jiu-Jitsu Expo!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Wednesday, May 16, 2012
In a tight and very technical match, Professor Rafael Lovato Jr. was victorious over Lucas Leite by a score of 2-0 in their super fight at the very first World Jiu-Jitsu Expo! This was the first time the two top competitors, who both happen to be Gi & No-Gi Black Belt World Champion read more »

Team Lovato Highlight Video from the 2012 IBJJF Pan Jiu-Jitsu Championships!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Friday, May 11, 2012
Check out this awesome highlight video of Team Lovato from the 2012 IBJJF Pan Jiu-Jitsu Championships! Team Lovato left the competition with 7 medals in what was the largest Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu tournament in history. Click to read the report about Team Lovato's performance at the Pan (http://okb read more »

Watch Professor Rafael Lovato Jr. Compete Live at the World Jiu-Jitsu Expo!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Friday, May 11, 2012
Originally slated to face Kayron Gracie, Professor Rafael Lovato Jr. will now face former World Champion, Lucas Leite, after Kayron Gracie was forced to pull out due to injury. Professor Rafael Lovato Jr. is very happy to have this opportunity to compete at the very first World  read more »

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 »

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