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Team Lovato Earns 4 Medals at European International Open!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Friday, February 03, 2012
Professor Rafael Jr. with his two medals Coach Dallas Niles and Professor Rafael Lovato Jr. competed at the 2012 European International Open and they had a great performance! Coach Dallas Niles earned the bronze medal in his super heavy blue belt division and he also helped his Americ read more »

Team Lovato Heading to Europe!!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, January 23, 2012
(poster from last year's event) This coming weekend Team Lovato will be representing at the 2012 European Open BJJ Championships! Professor Rafael Lovato Jr. and Coach Dallas Niles will be getting the year started right away, competing at the first major International BJJ event read more »

Amazing Day at Lovato's BJJ & MMA - 2 New BLACK BELTS!!!!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Sunday, January 22, 2012
Professor Rader, Professor Harper, Professor Rafael Lovato Jr. & Sr., Professer Serna, and Jesse Sunderman Saturday, January 21st was a historical day for Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu & Mixed Martial Arts. On that day there were many new belts awarded to som read more »

Team Lovato MMA Standout, James Head Set to Make 2nd UFC Appearance!!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, January 17, 2012
It has been officially announced by the Ultimate Fighting Championships ( that Team Lovato's own James Head will make his 2nd appearance in the UFC at the UFC's debut event in Sweden, on April 14th! James will be facing local Swedish fighter, Papy Abedi, in Head' read more »

Video of BJJ Legend, Master Saulo Ribeiro Teaching & Training at Lovato's!!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, January 16, 2012
Check out this awesome video of 6x World Champion, 2x ADCC Champion, No-Gi World Champion, & author of Jiu-Jitsu University, Master Saulo Ribeiro, teaching and training at Lovato's BJJ! Saulo Ribeiro is one of most decorated Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Grappling Champions of all times and it is read more »

Martial Arts To Overcome Disabilities!!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Friday, January 13, 2012
Lovato's recently had a very special guest stop by for some training. Matt Marcinek, of (, got on the mats at Lovato's and did some training and afterwards shared some very moving words to the students of Lovato's. Matt read more »

Muay Thai Kickboxing at Lovato's with K1 Veteran Andre Dida!!!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Thursday, January 12, 2012
Check out this awesome video of Muay Thai Master, Andre Dida teaching his revolutionary Evolucao Thai system to students of Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu-JItsu & Mixed Martial Arts! Professor Dida has fought at the highest level of Muay Thai competition in the K1 organization  read more »

Lovato's School of BJJ & MMA Voted Best Martial Arts School in OKC!!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Wednesday, January 11, 2012
We are very proud to announce the Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts has been recognized by the US Commerce as the Best of Oklahoma City in the category of Martial Arts Training!!! View the press release ( read more »

Lovato's Children Program Feautured in Edmond Outlook!!!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu & Mixed Martial Arts children's program is changing children's and parent's lives everyday! You can read how our program has changed Kendle James' life as he used to get bullied in school. Now Kendle has the s read more »

New Year's specials at Lovato's right now!!!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, January 03, 2012
First off, Happy New Year to everyone! This year is no doubt going to be the biggest and best year Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and MMA has ever seen with alot of great and really exciting stuff in the works for this coming year. This month only as a special insentive to jump start read more »

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