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Team Lovato Jiu-Jitsu OKC Brazilian Nationals Highlight (Video)

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Thursday, September 05, 2013
Professor Rafael Lovato Jr. and Coach Shiloh made the journey to Brazil in April to compete in the Brazilian Nationals. Rafael took gold in the absolute becoming the first American to win a major absolute title at the adult black belt level, and Shiloh took gold in his brown belt masters divisi read more »

Team Lovato OKC Has a Great Showing in Chicago!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, August 19, 2013
Four dedicated members of Team Lovato flew to Chicago for the IBJJF ( Chicago International Summer Gi/No-Gi Open. The competed under the Ribeiro Jiu-Jitsu banner in order to help the team win points, and were joined by Ribeiro affiliates from Ohio and Canada. Our 4 members read more »

Shiloh Roberts Represents Team Lovato OKC at New York Open!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Friday, July 19, 2013
Shiloh Roberts was representing the team at the IBJJF ( New York Summer Open last weekend. He was able to secure 2nd place in his division and 3rd place in the absolute. There were a lot of tough competitors on the mats, especially in the brown belt divisions. Shi read more »

Rafael Lovato Jr. Adds Two New Black Belts to Team Lovato!!!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, July 15, 2013
The Adamson brothers, who run BJJ Seaside ( in Oregon, received their black belts from Rafael Lovato Jr. ( this weekend! Nathan and Zach Adamson have been running their own academy and coaching their students, while competing in the biggest tournamen 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 »

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 »

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