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Lovatos School of BJJ & MMA receives Spectrum Award in Customer Service

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Sunday, October 02, 2016
*Pictured above: Spectrum Award provided by City Beat News October is starting off to be an incredible month already as City Beat News has just awarded Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu & Mixed Martial Arts the Spectrum Award For Excellence in Customer Servic read more »

Lovato BJJ MMA Team Victorious at F2W Pro 11 in OKC

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Sunday, September 11, 2016
*Pictured Above: Our Team Lovato Jiu Jitsu Warriors for Fight To Win Pro 11 in OKC, OK Fight To Win Promotions has been on a tear this year bringing Professional level Jiu Jitsu to the biggest cities across the nation. Luckily, they had chosen our hometown of Oklahoma City, OK to host t read more »

FloGrappling Names OKC Based BJJ Black Belt Americas Most Successful of All Time

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Friday, June 03, 2016
Our friends at FloGrappling ( have compiled an article discussing several names that could be considered for the title of America's Most Successful Black Belt of All Time. The list included the likes of UFC fighter BJ Penn, Bill Cooper, Robert Drysdale, & of cour 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 »

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 Based BJJ Black & Brown Belts Dominate at Fight To Win Pro 3

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Friday, March 04, 2016
*Pictured above: Professor Rafael Lovato Jr with his guillotine submission victory at the F2W Pro 3 Main Event (Photo credit: Mike Climbas Photography ( ) The Fight To Win Pro 3 ( event in Austin, Texas was an incredible show from beg read more »

BJJ Black Belt Braulio Estima Inverted Triangle & Kimura Seminar at Lovato BJJ MMA in OKC

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Saturday, August 15, 2015
We at Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu & Mixed Martial Arts are always focused on being able to teach & give the highest levels of knowledge to our students. Today was an incredible day for our school in Oklahoma City, OK as we were able to host Professor Braulio Estima & have  read more »


Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, July 14, 2015
*Pictured above, dubbed "The Four Horsemen" Sensei Xande, Professor Lovato Jr, Professor Rader, & Jared Dopp will compete at ADCC Sau Paulo. Photo credit: Victor Cantu Photography You may or may not have heard the news but looking to take the gold in Sao Paulo, Brasil on August 29th read more »

Xande Ribeiro Visits Lovatos OKC BJJ for Metamoris Camp & Teaches Seminar

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Saturday, May 02, 2015
*Pictured above Sensei Xande Ribeiro at Lovato's BJJ & MMA teaching a side control escape seminar Sensei Xande Ribeiro is back on the mats in Oklahoma City, this time to end his training camp with Professor Rafael Lovato Jr, Professor Justin Rader, Jared Dopp, & the rest of the  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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