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Lovato's Brazilian Jiu-jitsu in OKC is now selling Kize Snack Bars!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, March 04, 2013
You might notice some new products in the fridge the next time you stop by the academy. We are pleased to announce that we now carry Kize Snack Bars ( in the fridge! Kize bars are excellent for post workout/jiu-jitsu/muay thai recovery, and make an e read more »

Lovato's Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu OKC Has First Testing of the Year Promoting 4 New Blue Belts!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, March 04, 2013
March 2nd was our first scheduled belt testing of the new year and was a huge success! 15 people received promotions with 4 of those being new blue belts! Lovato's is very proud of the students who tested and would like to welcome Zack Hudson, Greg Morris, Josh Giza, and Jason Parker to the Ad read more »

Team Lovato Kids Martial Arts Oklahoma City Dominates at NAGA Tournament!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Professor Justin Rader and Coach Austin Adkins took a team of 17 Total kids to the NAGA Tournament in Tulsa, OK this past weekend. Between all competitors they earned 13 Gold Medals, 7 Silver Medals, 2 Bronze Medals. Jacob Absher - Gi Division Champion Josiah Absher - Gi Division Cha read more »

Team Lovato Jiujitsu OKC Competition Results From the Houston Open!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, February 18, 2013
Team Lovato traveled to Houston this past weekend with 26 competitors looking to dethrone the larger Texas teams, and continue to place in the top 3 as a team. Unfortunately, the team was vastly outnumbered and was not able to earn enough points to oust the 3rd place team. However, Team Lovato read more »

Mauricio Veio of Evolucao Thai to Visit Lovato's to Teach Muay Thai in OKC!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Next week, February 19th-23rd, Mauricio Veio will be back in town teaching Muay Thai at Lovato’s! He will be teaching the amazing Evolucao Thai system to all students interested in his Muay Thai classes. In case you are unfamiliar with Mauricio, He is a fully acredited black belt under M read more »

Team Lovato JiuJitsu OKC Competing in the Houston Open!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, February 12, 2013
This weekend Team Lovato will once again make the trip deep in Texas to compete in the 2013 Houston Open. The competitors will be led by none other than Rafael Lovato Jr. himself, as usual. However, Rafael will also be competing this year to help his team claim victory over the larger teams wi read more »

Team Lovato OKC Jiujitsu Youth Martial Arts Competitors Shine at Kids Pan

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, February 11, 2013
This past Sunday (February 10) was the Kids Pan Ams and Team Lovato sent it's first team ever with great results! Rayden Musgrove and Cache Haggard represented our team from OKC. Both competitors had an amazing performance with Cache taking home a bronze medal! Also, there was another group of gr read more »

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 »

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