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OKC Based BJJ Black Belt Interview Featured in Latest Edition of Gracie Mag

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Saturday, August 01, 2015
*Pictured above: Professor Rafael Lovato Jr's interview in Gracie Mag If you haven't seen yet, Professor Rafael Lovato Jr was recently interviewed for August's edition of Gracie Mag. In this article, he discusses his road to recovery in addition to his return into the competitio read more »

Oklahoma City Jiu-Jitsu Instructor Featured in Gracie Magazine After Making History in Brazil!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Thursday, June 13, 2013
That's right, Rafael Lovato Jr. ( is featured in the newest issue of GracieMag (! Rafael did an in depth interview right after winning the Brasileiro absolute title. The article discusses what he had to go through in order to become the first no read more »

Lovato Black Belts Featured on Gracie Magazine Web Site!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, March 26, 2012
The 2012 new Lovato Jiu-Jitsu Black Belts, Robert Harper & Travis Serna offered some great advice to Gracie Magazine to help the BJJ students across the world achieve their dream of becoming a BJJ Black Belt. Professor Rafael Lovato Jr. also shared some helpful tips. Click  read more »

Professor Rafael Lovato Jr makes the cover of Graciemag for the 2nd time!!!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Wednesday, November 30, 2011
Graciemag is by far the World's leading publication on brazilian jiu jitsu and submission wrestling and our professor has once again grazed it's cover! This month the feature is over the 2011 No Gi World Championships which professor Rafael won by defeating the 2010 champion and ADCC champi read more »

Cool Graciemag article on Professor Rafael Lovato Jr!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Thursday, November 17, 2011
Graciemag has long been the top monthly publication of brazilian jiu jitsu and professor Rafael Lovato Jr has been the source of many articles over the years, check out the latest one featuring our awesome professor commenting on his second No Gi World Championship title. RAFAEL LOVATO  read more »

Rafael Lovato Jr. Featured on Gracie Magazine Website and Blog!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, May 30, 2011
Rafael Lovato Jr. has been getting a lot of press lately. Along with the strong performances Rafael has been putting on this year, he has also led his team to some great results, and expanded the Lovato Jiu-JItsu and Mixed Martial Arts headquarters in Oklahoma City. The famous Gracie Ma read more »

Justin Rader highlighted as one of the top non-Brazilian BJJ competitors!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Saturday, March 26, 2011
Recently, Gracie Magazine pointed out some of the top non-Brazilian BJJ competitors to keep an eye out for leading up to this years Pan-American Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Championships. Newly promoted Black Belt and recent 2010 No-Gi World Champion, Justin Rader, was one of the competitors mentioned. Lo read more »

Lovato Jiu-Jitsu Highlight from the 2011 Houston International BJJ Open!!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Saturday, March 19, 2011
For the 2nd year in a row Team Lovato showed once again why it is one of the top teams in the country by earning 3rd place overall at the 2011 International Houston BJJ Open! Up against many teams with 50 or more competitors combined from several schools, Lovato's School of BJJ took 39 competitors  read more »

Rafael Lovato Jr. & Team Lovato featured on Gracie Magazine site!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Wednesday, March 02, 2011
Check out this awesome article ( Gracie Magazine did with Rafael Lovato Jr. about his recent accomplishments in Europe and all the big things going on for Team Lovato! read more »

Rafael Lovato Jr Performs the UFC Submission of the Night!

Lovato Jiu-Jitsu - Thursday, December 02, 2010
From Rafael Lovato Jr's Martial Arts ( Blog ( Less than two weeks ago was UFC 123 Rampage vs Machida (, and if you watche read more »

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