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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 »

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 Muay Thai Students Promoted to New Rank

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Friday, July 01, 2016
*Pictured above: Colton Phoenix, Daniel Esquivel, Coach Doug, Chris Reid, & Dashawn Jones It's incredible to see our students just as focused in growing their stand up game as well as their ground game. We at Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu & Mixed Martial Arts would like 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 »

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 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 »

Team Lovato Blue Belt Aaron McKenzie Victorious in Pro MMA Debut at ExciteFight

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Saturday, September 26, 2015
In addition to all the great news we've been having, Lovato's School of BJJ & MMA's very own Aaron McKenzie saw his Professional MMA debut September 26th at the Thunderbird Casino hosted by ExciteFight MMA. For those of you who may not know, Aaron came to us already as a mixed martial arts f read more »

New Year Sign Up Special at Lovatos MMA in OKC

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Saturday, January 03, 2015
A new year means a new set of goals! Whether those goals are to lose weight, enroll your child or children in martial arts, learn self defense, or just have fun in a proactive environment Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts has the tools to help you achieve each and eve 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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Video testimonial - Matt Jubera, Ribeiro Jiu Jitsu Black Belt and two time Pan American Champion (Brown Belt) talks about why he makes the trip to Oklahoma City to train at Lovato Jiu Jitsu. Matt recently opened Darkhorse Brazilian Jiu Jitsu with Andrew "The Dude" Dudderar located in Longmont, ... read more
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Ribeiro Jiu Jitsu Black Belt and 2 X Pan American Champion (Brown Belt)