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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 »

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 »

OKC Team Lovato MMA Undefeated At Bellator 174 Debut

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, March 06, 2017
Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu & Mixed Martial Arts MMA Team's first challenge of the year has come to pass with this most recent weekend at Bellator 174, at the Winstar World Casino & Restort in Thackerville, OK. It was an incredible event in martial arts history with Professor  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 »

Team Lovato MMA OKC Blue Belt Victorious At Rage In The Cage

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Sunday, May 08, 2016
An incredible night took place at Kickapoo Casino in Harrah, OK for Rage In The Cage MMA event! Our very own Aaron McKenzie had his second Pro MMA fight against a very game opponent. Aaron dominated from beginning to end, finishing the fight in the second round via TKO from the mount position! H 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 »

James Head Victorious over UFC Veteran Gerald "Hurricane" Harris

Lovato Jiu-Jitsu - Saturday, February 26, 2011
Lovato Jiu Jitsu ( Purple Belt and Muay Thai ( ( instructor James Head ( was victorious this past Friday (February 25th, 2011) in his Mixed Martial Arts ( fight against  read more »

James Head's next fight against a UFC Veteran

Lovato Jiu-Jitsu - Wednesday, January 19, 2011
The next mixed martial arts ( fight for Lovato Purple Belt ( James Head ( has been scheduled. James ( will face UFC Veteran Gerald "Hurricane" Harri read more »

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