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Professor Justin Rader Highlight Video!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Check out this amazing highlight video of one of Lovato's School of BJJ & MMA full time Black Belt instructors and Black Belt World No-Gi Champion, Professor Justin Rader!  read more »

Amazing Weekend for Team Lovato

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Thursday, March 01, 2012
This past weekend was an insane weekend of action for Team Lovato! Team Lovato was in full effect making their presence known in 4 different cities across the US! Here is the breakdown: New York City, NY - Professor Justin Rader competed in what was the most stacked lightweight no-gi read more »

Professor Justin Rader Set to Compete in NY at Huge Pro Invitational Tournament!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Professor Rader in action en route to winning the 2010 Black Belt No-Gi World Championships Professor Justin Rader of Team Lovato, will once again be showcasing his skills against some of the Greatest Grapplers in The World! Professor Rader will compete in New York City this  read more »

Rafael Lovato Jr & Justin Rader 2011 No-Gi Worlds Highlight Video!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, December 27, 2011
In 2010 Rafael Lovato Jr & Justin Rader made history by being the first American blackbelt student and teacher duo to have won the no-gi Worlds of brazilian jiu jitsu. In the 2011 No-Gi Worlds they made history again. Rafael Lovato Jr won his weight division and this time Justin Rader came i read more »

Team Lovato Has An Amazing Weekend At The Grapplers Quest & UFC Fan Expo

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Friday, October 14, 2011
The Grapplers Quest/UFC Fan Expo event on Oct. 7th & 8th was a monumental weekend for Team Lovato! So many great things happened that weekend including both Professor Rafael Lovato Jr. & Professor Rader winning their superfights, Professor Rafael receiving his Hall of Fame awar read more »

2011 ADCC Results

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Sunday, October 02, 2011
The ADCC has come and gone with some exceptional performances especially from Professor Rafael Lovato Jr who sustained an injury to his leg in the tournament and went ahead and fought valiently for 3rd place reguardless of the pain. Professor Rafael was one of only 4 Americans who qua read more »

Watch Professors Lovato Jr and Justin Rader compete this week in England!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Wednesday, September 21, 2011
This week in England is a special week, it is the 2011 installment of the ADCC which happens to be the absolute most prestigious submission wrestling tournament in the entire World with the top grapplers in the World fighting only through earning a spot through one of the trial  read more »

Rafael Lovato Jr. & Justin Rader ADCC Interview

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Thursday, September 15, 2011
Check out this great interview ( with Professors Rafael Lovato Jr. and Justin Rader as they head to the UK next week for the 2011 ADCC Submission Wres read more »

Incredible Xande Seminar and ADCC Prep

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Wednesday, September 14, 2011
The past week at Lovato's was spent with one of the most incredible legends of brazilian jiu jitsu, Xande Ribeiro. Xande came down for two reasons, first off to teach all the students at Lovato's some incredible jiu jitsu! Xande has such a powerful and simplistic style of classi read more »

Team Lovato 2011 World Championships of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Highlight!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Wednesday, September 07, 2011
Enjoy this highlight video of Team Lovato competing at the 2011 Brazilian Jiu Jitsu World Championships.  read more »

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