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Lovato OKC BJJ Team Dominate at IBJJF Austin Open 2017

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, July 24, 2017

Our Lovato Jiu Jitsu Association came together with representatives from Kingdom Jiu Jitsu in Texas, The Kompound Training Center in Colorado, as well as from our own academy to go to battle at the IBJJF Austin Open this past weekend. With warriors from all academies mentioned previously, we were able to come home 16 medals! It was an absolutely phenomenal weekend filled with great successes & very valuable lessons for all. A huge congratulations to all our athletes, we at Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu & Mixed Martial Arts are so proud of the heart & samurai spirit displayed throughout the two day event. We're so thankful for everyone who represents for our martial arts family!

Pictured above: Coach Dylan Nguyen (top), Patrick Munnerlyn (bottom left), Lindsay Bryant & Michael Clark (bottom right)



  • White Adult Light - Jerry Lee Fillmore - Bronze
  • White Adult Light Feather - Eleanor Smith - Silver
  • Blue Adult Rooster - Dylan Nguyen - Gold
  • Blue Adult Rooster - Kyle Yoerin - Bronze
  • Blue Adult Heavy - Rome Harris - Silver
  • Blue Adult Feather - Vanessa Cornejo - Bronze
  • Blue Adult Light - Lindsay Bryant - Gold
  • Blue Master 2 Med Heavy - Patrick Munnerlyn - Gold
  • Blue Master 4 Ultra Heavy & Open Class - Michael Clark - Gold & Bronze
  • Purple Adult Heavy - Jason Perrotta - Silver
  • Brown Adult Light Feather - Vinny Saenz - Gold
(No Gi)

  • Blue Adult Middle & Open Class - Lindsay Bryant - Gold & Silver
  • Blue Master 4 Ultra Heavy & Open Class - Michael Clark - Gold & Gold

You too can start your martial arts journey with us today, learn from Professor Rafael Lovato Jr, Professor Justin Rader, & many of our other World Class instructors at Lovato's School of BJJ & MMA by giving us a call at 405-466-5255 to schedule an appointment or fill out our 30 Day FREE Trial Box at the bottom of the page! Come see why Lovato's has been voted the Oklahoma City Metro area's #1 place for Martial Arts Training for 7 consecutive years!

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