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Team Lovato BJJ Competes at IBJJF Dallas Spring Open 2017

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, May 01, 2017
Pictured above: Professor(s) Rafael Lovato Jr, Jared Dopp, Shiloh Roberts, Eddie Saenz, Brad Nico, Paul Coffee, & team The IBJJF Dallas Spring Open was an amazing tournament that saw many of our Lovato Jiu Jitsu competitors. With a total of 25 competitors, we were able to bring h read more »

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 BJJ Team Lovato Competes in IBJJF Dallas Open

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Sunday, September 20, 2015
*Pictured above: Dylan Nguyen - 2nd Place (left photo), Professor Rader & Vinny Saenz - 1st Place (top photo), Dallas Niles & Jared Dopp close out Brown Ultra Heavy (bottom right photo) After an incredible weekend of competition, we have finally come to an end for the IB read more »

Team Lovato OKC BJJ Competes in IBJJF Austin Open

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Sunday, July 26, 2015
The weekend has finally come to an end & we would like to congratulate all our students who competed at the IBJJF Austin Open! Win or lose, there was tons of heart & amazing performances from each & every one of our competitors. Here's the list of athletes that took home some hardwar read more »

Oklahoma City Jiu Jitsu gears up for IBJJF Dallas Open

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, September 09, 2014
Team Lovato is wrapping up training for the 2014 IBJJF Dallas Open on Saturday, September 13th. Our athletes here at Lovato's BJJ in Oklahoma City have trained hard and are ready for the challenge. Here is a Highlight video of our Oklahoma City Jiu Jitsu team in action.  read more »

Team Lovato kids Jiu-Jitsu from Oklahoma City rocks the AGF Tournament

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Thursday, June 12, 2014
Team Lovato's Children and Teen Program ( of Lovato's Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma are the 2014 American Grappling Federation ( Dallas Open Jiu-Jitsu Team Champions!! 2nd in No-Gi too!  read more »

Team Lovato Dallas Open Results!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, May 06, 2013
Sunday was the IBJJF ( Dallas Open and Team Lovato showed up as a team without many of our veteran competitors. Despite our lack of depth, we still came away with many medals and a wealth of experience for our unseasoned competitors. It was a great learning experience, how read more »

Lovato Jiu-Jitsu Takes 2nd Place Overall at the Dallas International BJJ Open!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, May 07, 2012
Team Lovato has another amazing performance at one of the largest BJJ tournaments in the Southwest, the 2012 Dallas International BJJ Open! At the end of the day, after so many great individual performances, Team Lovato left the competition with the 2nd Place Overall Team trophy, losing  read more »

New Lovato Jiu-Jitsu Highlight Video!!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Thursday, June 30, 2011
Check out this awesome highlight video of Team Lovato from the 2011 Dallas International BJJ Open tournament!  read more »

Team Lovato Has An Incredible Performance at the 2011 Dallas International BJJ Open!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, May 10, 2011
The 2011 Dallas International BJJ Open was one of the largest BJJ events ever held in the Southwest with many big teams competing as a last chance warm-up for the World Championships to be held in June. Team Lovato had an amazing performance winning 31 medals with 34 competitors and taking read more »

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