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Team Lovato Jiu Jitsu OKC Kids and Adults Put on a Show in Arlington, TX

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Thursday, May 23, 2013
Professor Justin Rader lead our kids at another successful tournament in Arlington, TX on May 18th. Here are the official results from the Torque tournament: Cache Haggard - Teen BJJ White/Yellow Belt 120-134.9lbs 2nd Place and Teen No-Gi Beginner 120-134.9lbs 3rd Place Blaise  read more »

Rafael Lovato Jr. Documentary Trailer!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Rafael Lovato Jr. will soon be releasing a documentary of his life in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu titled Lovato: Building a Legacy. The documentary will follow his career, achievements, becoming the first father and son Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belts, and all the big events of 2012!  read more »

Video Interview With Lovato About Becoming the Brasileiro Absolute Champion

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Rafael Lovato Jr. shares his experience of winning the absolute at the 2013 Brasileiro. You don't want to miss the insight he provides in this video!  read more »

Video: Rafael Lovato Jr. Interviewed by SportTV in Brazil

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Friday, May 10, 2013
Check out this awesome video of Rafael Lovato Jr. being interviewed by a Brazilian sports station before his historic showing at the 2013 Brazilian Nationals!  read more »

Team Lovato Dallas Open Results!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, May 06, 2013
Sunday was the IBJJF ( Dallas Open and Team Lovato showed up as a team without many of our veteran competitors. Despite our lack of depth, we still came away with many medals and a wealth of experience for our unseasoned competitors. It was a great learning experience, how read more »

Team Lovato BJJ OKC Makes History in Brazil!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Wednesday, May 01, 2013
The Brazilian Nationals, possibly the toughest tournament of the year due to the amount of competitors and it's location. This year Team Lovato sent two representatives to compete in this tournament. The leader of Team Lovato, Rafael Lovato Jr. himself, and brown belt, Shiloh Roberts, made the read more »

Team Lovato Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in Oklahoma City Taking Competitors to Brazilian Nationals!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Friday, April 19, 2013
The Brazilian National Championship will be in Barueri, São Paulo, Brazil the 25th-28th of this month, not that far away! Professor Rafael Lovato Jr. and Coach Shiloh Roberts will be making the trip to Brazil to represent America and Team Lovato! Rafael became the first non-Brazilian, a read more »

James Head Represents Mixed Martial Arts in Oklahoma City at UFC 159!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Team Lovato mixed martial artist, James Head, will be stepping into the octagon for the fifth time on April 27th to face Nick Catone. James will put his 9-3 record on the line at UFC 159 (, which is headlined by Jon Jones vs Chael Sonnen fighting for the light heavyweight cha read more »

Team Lovato Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in Oklahoma City Pan Ams 2013 Results!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, March 26, 2013
The dust has settled from the IBJJF 2013 Pan Ams and it was another amazing experience for Team Lovato's competitors. Unfortunately, our purple belts Brandon Russell and Dallas Niles both lost their opening matches, while Jared Dopp lost his second match. They were unable to reach the medal ro read more »

Team Lovato Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Oklahoma City Looking to Shine at Pan Ams!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Once again Team Lovato will have representatives at the Pan Ams! This year a small, but elite, group will make the trip from OKC but will be joined by team members from across the globe upon arriving in California. Those from OKC will be Jared Dopp, Dallas Niles, and Jesse Sunderman who all ha read more »

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