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OKC BJJ Team Lovato and Ribeiro Jiu Jitsu Dominates IBJJF Master Worlds

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Saturday, September 26, 2015
*Pictured above: Ribeiro Jiu Jitsu with both the Male & Female Team Titles, photo credit: Victor Cantu Photography Our great news keeps on coming, as we have just gotten the final results from the IBJJF Master Worlds! We had several students take the challenge to compete in Las Vega 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 »

OKC BJJ Blue Belt Represents Team Lovato at Atlanta Open

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Saturday, August 29, 2015
Along with all the other exciting things (ie. ADCC & the Santa Cruz Pro) happening this weekend, the IBJJF Atlanta Summer Open also took place. We had our very own, James Gillette take home the 3rd place medal for the Adult Blue Belt Medium Heavy division! He took the challenge to test himse read more »

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 »

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 »

OKC Based BJJ Black Belt Wins Double Gold in Brazil

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Thursday, June 25, 2015
After coming off of a nine month injury, Professor Rafael Lovato Jr decided to step back on the mats not only get back into his competition mode but to kick off his ADCC training camp. What better place for him to do that than in Brazil where he will be looking to take gold at this year's ADCC.  read more »

OKC BJJ Team Lovato Represents at Pan Ams 2015

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, March 16, 2015
After a very tough week of ups & downs, the IBJJF Pan American Championships have come to an end. We at Lovato's School of BJJ & MMA would like to first say how proud we are of the diligence, hard work, sacrifice, & heart that was displayed from our competitors. There were many reall read more »

OKC BJJ Team Lovato Takes On IBJJF Houston Open

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, February 10, 2015
We at Lovato's School of BJJ & MMA are so proud of our team's performance last weekend at the Houston Open! Here is a list of individual results for our team, with 27 competitors, we took home 30 medals! Jaison Poole - Bronze White Belt Jeff Roden - Bronze White Belt Nathan Smith - B read more »

Team Lovato Competes in 2014 Master World Championship IBJJF

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Saturday, November 08, 2014
The 2014 Master World Championships has come to an end. Team Lovato left OKC in force and fought with technique & character; we are very proud. The final results are as follows: Brown Belts: Coach Jesse Sunderman- Silver Coach Shiloh Roberts- double Bronze B read more »

OKC BJJ Brown Belt wins World No-Gi Gold

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Thursday, October 09, 2014
Huge congrats to Jared Dopp ( for becoming the newest Brown Belt Division IBJJF No-Gi World Champion. This is his third No-Gi title in a row, jumping a belt each year. Jared is an exceptional stud read more »

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