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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 »

Team Lovato Oklahoma City BJJ Worlds 2013 Results!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, June 03, 2013
What a crazy weekend! The 2013 World Tournament was a roller coaster ride, but Team Lovato was able to come home with some hardware. Kyle Cox from Salem-Kizer Jiu-Jitsu Academy ( was able to take 3rd place at white belt in his first trip to Worlds! Hannah Katharina  read more »

Watch Team Lovato at the 2013 Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu World Championship!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Thursday, May 30, 2013
Team Lovato just wrapped up training camp for the 2013 Worlds and are on their way to Long Beach to make history! Don't miss out on all the action. Watch all the members of Team Lovato compete at (  read more »

Video Interview With Lovato About Becoming the Brasileiro Absolute Champion

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Rafael Lovato Jr. shares his experience of winning the absolute at the 2013 Brasileiro. You don't want to miss the insight he provides in this video!  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 »

Team Lovato BJJ OKC Makes History in Brazil!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Wednesday, May 01, 2013
The Brazilian Nationals, possibly the toughest tournament of the year due to the amount of competitors and it's location. This year Team Lovato sent two representatives to compete in this tournament. The leader of Team Lovato, Rafael Lovato Jr. himself, and brown belt, Shiloh Roberts, made the read more »

Team Lovato Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in Oklahoma City Taking Competitors to Brazilian Nationals!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Friday, April 19, 2013
The Brazilian National Championship will be in Barueri, São Paulo, Brazil the 25th-28th of this month, not that far away! Professor Rafael Lovato Jr. and Coach Shiloh Roberts will be making the trip to Brazil to represent America and Team Lovato! Rafael became the first non-Brazilian, a read more »

Team Lovato Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in Oklahoma City Pan Ams 2013 Results!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, March 26, 2013
The dust has settled from the IBJJF 2013 Pan Ams and it was another amazing experience for Team Lovato's competitors. Unfortunately, our purple belts Brandon Russell and Dallas Niles both lost their opening matches, while Jared Dopp lost his second match. They were unable to reach the medal ro read more »

Team Lovato Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Oklahoma City Looking to Shine at Pan Ams!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Once again Team Lovato will have representatives at the Pan Ams! This year a small, but elite, group will make the trip from OKC but will be joined by team members from across the globe upon arriving in California. Those from OKC will be Jared Dopp, Dallas Niles, and Jesse Sunderman who all ha read more »

Team Lovato Jiujitsu OKC Competition Results From the Houston Open!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, February 18, 2013
Team Lovato traveled to Houston this past weekend with 26 competitors looking to dethrone the larger Texas teams, and continue to place in the top 3 as a team. Unfortunately, the team was vastly outnumbered and was not able to earn enough points to oust the 3rd place team. However, Team Lovato read more »

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