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Team Lovato BJJ Goes to Battle at IBJJF Dallas Fall Open

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, October 02, 2017
It's time once again for the IBJJF Dallas Fall Open & Lovato Jiu Jitsu came to represent in full force! We had a phenomenal showing from our Adult BJJ students. It was a long two day, Gi & No Gi weekend full of so much technique, heart, & dedication. There were numerous medals won,  read more »

Lovato BJJ Adult & Kids Team Represent At AGF OKC Open 2017

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, September 18, 2017
*Pictured above: Prof Justin Rader with our Teen Warrior competitors Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu & Mixed Martial Arts had another incredible weekend competing at the annual American Grappling Federation Oklahoma City Open. Starting the day off strong was our Little, Jr, read more »

Xande Ribeiro Seminar at Lovato OKC BJJ Plus Promotion

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Thursday, September 14, 2017
It has been amazing to have Sensei Xande Ribeiro on the mats at Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu & Mixed Martial Arts as our leaders prepare for the very prestigious ADCC World Championship. We were very honoured to have Sensei Xande take a break from the grueling training to teach a  read more »

Team Lovato BJJ Competes At IBJJF Master World Championship

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, August 28, 2017
Another incredible week has come to an end at the IBJJF Master World Championship in Las Vegas, Nevada. We had many competitors come together from all over the Lovato Jiu Jitsu Association to represent our martial arts family on one of the biggest stages for our sport. We at Lovato's School of  read more »

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 we read more »

OKC BJJ Black Belt Victorious At Bellator 181

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, July 17, 2017
Fight Night in Thackerville, Oklahoma for Bellator 181 at the Winstar World Casino & Resort where Professor Rafael Lovato Jr returned to the cage against a seasoned opponent in 5 year veteran Mike Rhodes. Professor Lovato Jr took to training with legends Andre Dida, Mauricio Veio, & Wan read more »

Lovato OKC BJJ Blue Belts Represent at IBJJF American National Championship 2017

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, July 10, 2017
*Pictured above: Rome Harris (2017 IBJJF American National Blue Heavy Champion) We've seen such incredible dedication throughout the year, & nothing about that has changed as two of our Lovato Jiu Jitsu Adult blue belts took the challenge to compete at the IBJJF American National C read more »

OKC Based BJJ Black Belt Triumphant at Legacy Fighting Alliance 15

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, July 03, 2017
Fight night in Shawnee, Oklahoma as Professor Justin Rader entered the cage at the Firelake Grand Casino for Legacy Fighting Alliance 15. Looking to improve his Pro MMA record (*now, 6-2), Professor Rader had an amazing display of heart as he battled through three 5 minute rounds with a very ga read more »

Lovato OKC BJJ Kids Team Conquers AGF Tulsa Open 2017

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, June 19, 2017
*Pictured above: Professor Justin Rader, Coaches Austin Adkins & Tina Lovato accepting AGF Tulsa Open Kids Gi & No Gi titles An amazing weekend has come to pass for Team Lovato, this time in Tulsa, OK where we had a very strong group of Lovato Jiu Jitsu Teen & Kid warriors  read more »

OKC Based Black Belt Becomes New F2W Pro Light Weight No Gi Champion

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, May 22, 2017
*Pictured above: Prof James Puopolo, Prof Justin Rader, Prof Lovato Jr, Prof Eddie Saenz, Vinny Saenz (back), Zach Coffee, & Prof Paul Coffey Another a great weekend for Fight To Win Pro 35 where we had an amazing showing as a team! Purple belt, Zach Coffee (Kingdom Jiu Jits read more »

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