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Rafael Lovato Jr & Justin Rader 2011 No-Gi Worlds Highlight Video!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, December 27, 2011
In 2010 Rafael Lovato Jr & Justin Rader made history by being the first American blackbelt student and teacher duo to have won the no-gi Worlds of brazilian jiu jitsu. In the 2011 No-Gi Worlds they made history again. Rafael Lovato Jr won his weight division and this time Justin Rader came i read more »

Happy Holidays from Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and MMA!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, December 27, 2011
From all the staff at Lovato's, we would like to to say Happy Holidays and we are hoping you and all of yours are having a great one this year. We are all so excited for whats to come and so happy you are all a part of it! read more »

Team lovato highlight video from the UFC grapplers quest is up!!!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Thursday, December 15, 2011
By now everyone knows about the dominating performance Team Lovato put on at the UFC Grapplers Quest in Houston, TX. Winning the overall team title in the largest grappling event to have ever taken place in the state of Texas. Now kick up your heels and watch this video with many of the highligh read more »

2011 Lovato's annual holiday party and awards ceremony was a night to remember!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Wednesday, December 14, 2011
This past Saturday at the Coca Cola event center in downtown Oklahoma City was the annual Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu holiday party and awards ceremony and it was an unforgetable night. It started off with some hanging out and time to chat with everyone over drinks, followed up w read more »

Lovato's Holiday Specials!!!!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, December 13, 2011
This month Lovato's is having a couple of great holiday specials to take advantage of. First of all, everything in the pro shop is 10% off. That means you can get gloves, gi's, protective equiptment, dvd's, patches, and many other great pro shop gear all for 10% off! This month only you can read more »

Lovato's Kids programs awards banquet was a blast!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, December 12, 2011
This past Thurday all the Lovato's kids program students and parents met up a Gatti Town for a fun night full of games, food, and awards. The kids program saw a remarkable year in 2011 set by new kids programs and a record number of new students and the staff at Lovato's could not be any h read more »

Professor Rafael Lovato Jr makes the cover of Graciemag for the 2nd time!!!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Wednesday, November 30, 2011
Graciemag is by far the World's leading publication on brazilian jiu jitsu and submission wrestling and our professor has once again grazed it's cover! This month the feature is over the 2011 No Gi World Championships which professor Rafael won by defeating the 2010 champion and ADCC champi read more »

Team Lovato Abu Dhabi Pro Trial Results!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Team Lovato wins 8 medals at the San Antonio Abu Dhabi Pro Trials & Professor Rafael Lovato Jr won his all expenses paid trip to Abu Dhabi for the World Pro tournament in 2012! Long Nguyen took 3rd place! Jared Dopp won gold in his weight division! Nick Foust won gold in his weight divi read more »

Jared Hess Bellator results.

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Last Saturday at Bellator 58, Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and MMA student, Jared Hess went out and put it all on the line. It was an epic battle with Jared coming up a little short on the last 2 rounds after a very dominant opening round in which he totally controlled his opponen read more »

Cool Graciemag article on Professor Rafael Lovato Jr!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Thursday, November 17, 2011
Graciemag has long been the top monthly publication of brazilian jiu jitsu and professor Rafael Lovato Jr has been the source of many articles over the years, check out the latest one featuring our awesome professor commenting on his second No Gi World Championship title. RAFAEL LOVATO  read more »

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