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Team Lovato Dominates AGF OKC Open 2017

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, March 06, 2017
*Pictured Above: Professor Justin Rader; Coaches Dylan, Dominique, & Kyle accepting the Overall Team Title Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu & Mixed Martial Arts had an incredible showing from both our Little & Teen Warriors as well as our Adult jiu jitsu program. Our L read more »

Lovato OKC Adult BJJ December Belt Testing & Promotions

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, December 12, 2016
*Left: Paul Coffey & Gabe Campbell (LJJA Black Belts), R (top to bottom): Ty Brookover (LJJ Blue Belt), Luke Tirey (LJJ Blue Belt), Jose Roman (LJJ Purple Belt, & Robbie Walsh (LJJA Brown Belt) With the end of the year comes our last Adult BJJ Belt testing. We at Lovato's Sc read more »

OKC Based BJJ Black Belt Wins Invite to 2017 ADCC Submission Wrestling World Championship

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, November 22, 2016
Professor Justin Rader has been putting in work, fresh off his Legacy FC 62 Pro MMA victory just a couple weeks ago has just continued with such great momentum leading into this past weekend where he was able to secure the Gold medal in the -66kg category at the ADCC East Coast trials in Bayvill 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 »

Lovato OK BJJ Students Compete at IBJJF No Gi World Championships 2016

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, November 07, 2016
A lot of competitors start to taper down their training towards the end of the year as the list of competitions starts to slow down, but we had a small group of Team Lovato Warriors who took on the challenge to compete at the IBJJF No Gi World Championships held in San Francisco, CA! It was an i read more »

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 »

Team Lovato OKC BJJ Belt Promotions For August 2016

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Saturday, August 06, 2016
*Pictured above: Prof Rafael Lovato Jr, Prof Justin Rader, Prof Shiloh Roberts, & Coaches (John, Bobby, & Tyler) with our newly promoted LovatoJJ students Such an incredible day here at Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu & Mixed Martial Arts! We've just had another very  read more »

Black Belt World Champion Tarsis Humphreys Teaches Seminar at Lovatos Plus BJJ Belt Promotions

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Sunday, July 10, 2016
We've had an amazing weekend here at Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu & Mixed Martial Arts. Starting off with having none other than BJJ Black Belt World Champion, Tarsis Humphreys spend some time on our mats not only to prepare Professor Rafael Lovato Jr on his upcoming Main Event Sup 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 »

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 »

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