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James Head Earns First Victory Inside the Octagon at UFC Sweden!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Team Lovato MMA fighter, James Head, made a victorious Welterweight debut at UFC Sweden this past weekend! James Head dominated Papy Abedi, rocking him on the feet and securing top position on the ground and finishing him off with a beautiful RNC submission in the first round! Ja read more »

Team Lovato at UFC & Abu Dhabi This Week!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Sunday, April 08, 2012
Professor Rafael in action at last year's World Pro Jiu-Jitsu Championships This is a very big week coming up for Team Lovato! The leader of Team Lovato, Professor Rafael Lovato Jr., is on his way to Abu Dhabi, UAE to compete at the World Pro Jiu-Jitsu Championships which st read more »

Team Lovato Wins 7 Medals at the 2012 BJJ Pan American Championships!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Thursday, April 05, 2012
Jared Dopp & Dallas NIles shutting out the Blue Belt Super Heavy division After a long weekend of competition, Team Lovato left Irvine, California with 7 medals from the biggest Jiu-Jitsu tournament ever held. This years Pan Championships had over 3,200 competitors with some  read more »

Team Lovato Heading to the 2012 IBJJF Pan American Championships!!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, March 26, 2012
Starting this Thursday, 14 members of Team Lovato will be competing to become the 2012 Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Pan American Champion! Everyone on Team Lovato has trained very hard for this competition, as it is the largest BJJ competition in the world and one of the most prestigi read more »

Lovato Black Belts Featured on Gracie Magazine Web Site!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, March 26, 2012
The 2012 new Lovato Jiu-Jitsu Black Belts, Robert Harper & Travis Serna offered some great advice to Gracie Magazine to help the BJJ students across the world achieve their dream of becoming a BJJ Black Belt. Professor Rafael Lovato Jr. also shared some helpful tips. Click  read more »

Team Lovato MMA fighter, Rob Wood, Wins Again!!!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, March 19, 2012
Rob Wood with Professor Rafael Lovato Jr. & Team Lovato UFC fighter, James Head Lovato's Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Purple Belt and up & coming MMA fighter, Rob Wood, continues his first round submission streak winning his Pro debut at King of the Cage event last Saturday night in N read more »

Team Lovato Wins The Overall Team Title at NAGA!!!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Wednesday, March 14, 2012
At the end of February the North American Grappling Association hosted its first ever event in Oklahoma which brought over 1,000 competitors battling for the title of Oklahoma Grappling Champion. Team Lovato had an amazing performance that day winning numerous medals in all divi read more »

Team Lovato Blue Belt, Nick Foust, Has a Stellar Performance in San Diego!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Team Lovato Blue Belt, Nick Foust, went to San Diego last weekend to compete in the Abu Dhabi Pro Trials and he had an excellent campaign submitting all 4 of his opponents in his weight class and taking the silver medal in the absolute division! Nick has been having some solid performan read more »

Lovato's School of BJJ & MMA App!!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, March 06, 2012
Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu & Mixed Martial Arts now has a brand new App available on iTunes and Android! We will be sending out messages and special deals through the app, so make sure you download it to your smart phone today. Best of all, it is FREE!  read more »

Amazing Weekend for Team Lovato

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Thursday, March 01, 2012
This past weekend was an insane weekend of action for Team Lovato! Team Lovato was in full effect making their presence known in 4 different cities across the US! Here is the breakdown: New York City, NY - Professor Justin Rader competed in what was the most stacked lightweight no-gi read more »

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