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Team Lovato Represents at IBJJF Dallas Open 2016

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, September 19, 2016
*Pictured above: Zach C (Top L), Dallas N (Bottom L), Dylan N (Top R), Von Wood (Middle R), & Tyler E (Bottom R) It's that time of year for the IBJJF Dallas Open, & this year we had several competitors make the journey to test themselves. We would like to recognize all our warri read more »

OKC Team Lovato MMA Dominate at Smoke & Guns 2016 Charity Event

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, May 02, 2016
*Pictured above: Jesse Sunderman (L) & Austin Shroyer (R) receiving their Smoke & Guns 2016 Champion Belts It's that time of year again for Smoke & Guns to host their annual MMA Charity Event fight of Policemen vs Firefighters in Tulsa, OK. Without a doubt Team Lova read more »

Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu & MMA Voted Best Martial Arts Training in Oklahoma City

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Friday, March 11, 2016
*Pictured above: Lovato's BJJ & MMA's award for Best Martial Arts Training in Oklahoma City 2016 Some exciting news just came in this week as Lovato's School of BJJ & MMA has been recognized as OKC's number one Martial Arts School, voted the Best Martial Arts Training in Oklaho read more »

OKC Team Lovato MMA Represented at Smoke & Guns 2 Charity Event

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Saturday, April 25, 2015
Smoke & Guns is a non profit organization that holds an annual one night charity MMA & Boxing event that pits the best of Oklahoma's local heroes, firefighters & police officers, to battle in the cage to raise money for the Oklahoma Firefighters Burn Camp & Special Olympics Oklah read more »

Lovato's BJJ Wishes You a Merry Christmas!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Friday, December 24, 2010
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Children's Award Ceremony & Party = Tons of Fun!!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, December 13, 2010
On Thursday, December 9th, the children and teen students of Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu gathered together at Hey Day to celebrate a great year and have some fun playing arcade games and laser tag! We also recognized some special students who have worked very hard throughout the year. C read more »

Ribeiro Jiu-Jitsu Association Annual Tournament Highlight

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Thursday, December 09, 2010
Check out the highlight video about the 2010 RJJA Annual that was hosted here in Oklahoma City by Rafael Lovato Jr. It was an awesome weekend with over 15 black belts coming here to meet and exchange techniques and ideas. There was also a tournament with all the best athletes in the Ribeiro Jiu-Ji read more »

Lovato's BJJ Christmas Banquet & Awards Ceremony a huge success!!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, December 07, 2010
Last Saturday evening, the students and staff of Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu gathered together to reminisce on an amazing year and celebrate! The party was held at Cafe Nova and all of the guests were treated to a special video presentation about the year, catered food, drinks, music, an read more »

Saulo Ribeiro in Oklahoma City at Lovato Jiu Jitsu

Lovato Jiu-Jitsu - Thursday, October 21, 2010
Rafael Lovato Jr. Interviews 6X Black Belt World Champion Saulo Ribeiro. While visiting Oklahoma City for the annual Ribeiro Jiu JItsu Association Tournament, Saulo took a little time out of training and teaching to talk about the training in Oklahoma City, what is going on with the Ribeiro Jiu  read more »

Full Write-Up and Results from the 12th RJJA Tournament

Lovato Jiu-Jitsu - Wednesday, October 13, 2010
On October 9th, 2010 Lovato Jiu Jitsu was pleased to host the 12th Ribeiro Jiu Jitsu Association Tournament in Oklahoma City, OK. Leading up to that day, Lovato's welcomed many visitors of the RJJA to the school to train, get to know each other and exchange ideas. Throughout the week we were gr read more »

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On the recommendation of a friend, I started training at Lovato’s School of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu about 18 months ago. I had no experience in wrestling or grappling and was almost 48 years old. I knew nothing about the instructors, or even had a clear idea of what BJJ was. Now, I truly feel l... read more