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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 »

Team Lovato OKC BJJ MMA Dominates at Legacy 62

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Friday, November 11, 2016
*Pictured above: Prof Rafael Lovato Jr, Prof Justin Rader, & Aaron McKenzie post Legacy62 victories What a phenomenal weekend Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu & Mixed Martial Arts has just undergone, this past Friday night Team Lovato MMA had three warriors on the Legacy  read more »

OKC Based BJJ Black Belts Rafael Lovato Jr & Justin Rader Victorious at Legacy FC 54

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, April 25, 2016
*Pictured above: Professor Rafael Lovato Jr (Legacy FC Middle Weight Champion) with his father Rafael Lovato Sr, Professor Justin Rader, MMA & Muay Thai coach Mauricio Veio, as well as his Strength & Conditioning coach Luke Tirey We had such an phenomenal experience this read more »

OKC Based Black Belt Lovato Jr Fight Week Promo for Legacy FC 54 Middle Weight Title

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, April 18, 2016
We are finally into the final week, aka FIGHT WEEK, with Legacy Fighting Championships 54 going down this Friday night at the Hard Rock Casino in Tulsa, Oklahoma! Professor Rafael Lovato Jr is looking sharp, focused, & ready to go to war with the very game Marcelo Nunes for the Legacy Middle read more »

OKC Based BJJ Black Belt Rafael Lovato Jr Wins 2nd Pro MMA Fight at Legacy FC 46

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Friday, October 02, 2015
*Pictured above: Professor Lovato moments after his submission victory at Legacy FC 46, photo credit: Mike Calimbas Photography An incredible weekend here in Allen, TX for Legacy FC 46 where Professor Rafael Lovato Jr saw his second Pro MMA fight against Kevin Holland. The fight lasted  read more »

OKC BJJ Instructor Earns the #3 Best Submission in MMA for 2014

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Wednesday, December 31, 2014
AXS TV Fights awarded Oklahoma City-based BJJ Blackbelt, Professor Raphael Lovato Jr. the #3 Best Submission of 2014 for his remarkable Pro MMA Debut performance at Legacy 35. Congrats Professor, everyone at Lovato's School of BJJ & MMA and Hyena Muay Thai are very proud of all your har read more »

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