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Awesome Highlight Video of Team Lovato!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Friday, December 24, 2010
Check out this incredible video of Team Lovato at the 2010 No-Gi World Championships! Team Lovato made history at this event with Rafael Lovato Jr. and Justin Rader both winning their Black Belt divisions and capturing 9 medals overall.  read more »

Interview with the 2010 Black Belt No-Gi World Champions, Rafael Lovato Jr. & Justin Rade

Lovato Jiu-Jitsu - Saturday, December 18, 2010
Interview with the 2010 Black Belt No-Gi World Champions, Rafael Lovato Jr ( & Justin Rader ( Rafael Lovato Jr. and Justin Rader made history as the teacher and student duo became part of the few American Black Belt No-Gi World Champions read more »

Great article by Rafael Lovato Jr.

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Thursday, December 16, 2010
Check out this article ( two time World Champion, Rafael Lovato Jr., wrote about keeping a training journal. It is a very good read! read more »

Rafael Lovato Jr. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu iTunes App Now Available!!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, December 14, 2010
The wait is over! The highly anticipated BJJ instructional iTunes application by Rafael Lovato Jr. has been released! This app is the first of a three part series which focuses on the Omoplata technique. In the first series, Rafael details some different set-ups and grips that you can use to achi read more »

Ribeiro Jiu-Jitsu Association Annual Tournament Highlight

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Thursday, December 09, 2010
Check out the highlight video about the 2010 RJJA Annual that was hosted here in Oklahoma City by Rafael Lovato Jr. It was an awesome weekend with over 15 black belts coming here to meet and exchange techniques and ideas. There was also a tournament with all the best athletes in the Ribeiro Jiu-Ji 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 »

Lovato Jiu Jitsu Featured in The Oklahoma Daily

Lovato Jiu-Jitsu - Friday, November 19, 2010
( Ryan Gerbosi Friday, November 19, 2010 Justin Rader, health science graduate student, knows what it takes to succeed. He has a bachelor’s in health and exercise science from  read more »

Rafael visits Oregon and hands out new belts

Lovato Jiu-Jitsu - Monday, November 15, 2010
Rafael Lovato Jr has been in Oregon since the No-Gi World Championships on Nov. 7th. He started his week by visiting the team in Oregon; James Puopolo (, Ben Baxter ( read more »

Rafael Lovato Jr Featured on GracieMag!

Lovato Jiu-Jitsu - Friday, November 12, 2010
Head Instructor and owner of Lovato's Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Rafael Lovato Jr ( was featured on ( From GracieMag: Rafael Lavato, a Saulo and Xande Ribeiro team black belt, overcame heavyweight opponents read more »

Heartland Team Judo Tournament

Lovato Jiu-Jitsu - Thursday, November 11, 2010
Heartland Team Judo Competition On October 30th, the Lovato Jiu Jitsu Team had two members compete in a local Team Judo ( Competition. Travis Serna ( (Lovato Jiu Jitsu Brown Belt and Judo Black Belt under Sensei Brian  read more »

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