Subscribe via RSS

News and Announcements

OKC Based BJJ Black Belt Triumphant at Legacy Fighting Alliance 15

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, July 03, 2017
Fight night in Shawnee, Oklahoma as Professor Justin Rader entered the cage at the Firelake Grand Casino for Legacy Fighting Alliance 15. Looking to improve his Pro MMA record (*now, 6-2), Professor Rader had an amazing display of heart as he battled through three 5 minute rounds with a very ga read more »

Team Lovato OKC BJJ MMA Dominates at Legacy 62

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Friday, November 11, 2016
*Pictured above: Prof Rafael Lovato Jr, Prof Justin Rader, & Aaron McKenzie post Legacy62 victories What a phenomenal weekend Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu & Mixed Martial Arts has just undergone, this past Friday night Team Lovato MMA had three warriors on the Legacy  read more »

OKC Based BJJ Black Belts Rafael Lovato Jr & Justin Rader Victorious at Legacy FC 54

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, April 25, 2016
*Pictured above: Professor Rafael Lovato Jr (Legacy FC Middle Weight Champion) with his father Rafael Lovato Sr, Professor Justin Rader, MMA & Muay Thai coach Mauricio Veio, as well as his Strength & Conditioning coach Luke Tirey We had such an phenomenal experience this read more »

OKC Based Black Belt Lovato Jr Fight Week Promo for Legacy FC 54 Middle Weight Title

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, April 18, 2016
We are finally into the final week, aka FIGHT WEEK, with Legacy Fighting Championships 54 going down this Friday night at the Hard Rock Casino in Tulsa, Oklahoma! Professor Rafael Lovato Jr is looking sharp, focused, & ready to go to war with the very game Marcelo Nunes for the Legacy Middle read more »

OKC Based BJJ Black Belt Rafael Lovato Jr Wins 2nd Pro MMA Fight at Legacy FC 46

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Friday, October 02, 2015
*Pictured above: Professor Lovato moments after his submission victory at Legacy FC 46, photo credit: Mike Calimbas Photography An incredible weekend here in Allen, TX for Legacy FC 46 where Professor Rafael Lovato Jr saw his second Pro MMA fight against Kevin Holland. The fight lasted  read more »

RSS Subscribe via RSS

Recent Posts


F2W Pro 19 Rafael Lovato Jr. Shogun ADCC trials New York Open Cox Convention Center OKC AGF Brazil Expanding Johannes Wieth Nate one-arm Firelake Grand Arena Tornado Relief Atlanta Open Omoplata Metamoris Tarsis Humphreys Norman Black Belt Top Ten MMA Xande Ribeiro Saulo Ribeiro Rafael Lovato Sr. Performance Martial Arts Brasileiro banquet Houston Youth AXS TV Fights Strength & Conditioning Ribeiro Jiu-Jitsu Brian Picklo Ultimate Fighting Championships Travis Serna Edmond Outlook New York Salem Kizer BJJ Academy Tanner Rice Nick Foust Matt Jubera UAE Jiu Jitsu Interview European Open Legacy FC iPhone closed android health Video Chris Savarese Darragh O'Conaill Tulsa Hard Rock King of the Cage Instructor Josh Rosenthal Hyena Muay Thai Xtreme Fight Night Chris Holdsworth Pro MMA debut ExciteFight MMA City Beat News kimura Muskogee US Commerce Association yoga Nick Diaz Bricktown Brawl Bob Barry Jr. Jiu-Jitsu New Breed App American National Bellator 181 Torque Rage In The Cage American National Championship Moore S7 United Way Keenan Cornelius Ribeiro Ceremony 2017 Dallas Niles Vinny Saenz Lovato grappling Ginastica Natural Adamson Bros BJJ Rome Harris Gerald Harris Gracie Mag AXS TV Best Legacy FC 46 Volunteer Helsinki Lucas Leite Jeff Glover New York City, NYC Evolucao Thai Metro Invitational flexibility John McCowen LJJA ADCC Herb Dean bjj holiday flograppling Legacy FC 62 Las Vegas Mauricio Veio Garland Vinny Magalhaes Victor Estima UFC Oklahoma City Spectrum Award Ultimate Absolute NYC Midwest Submission Challenge Zach Coffee Christmas Jared Dopp ORBJJ 2016 Pan Ams Instructional texas Robert Harper Lovato Jiu Jitsu Association No Gi World Championship Tyler Elerick Aaron McKenzie Pro Jiu Jitsu special Justin Rader Best Submission of 2014 Mauricio Rua Phil Davis Andrew Waldon 2012 Tournament Team OnTheMat Green Strength testing Best Submission Testimonial Ribeiro Jiu Jitsu Oklahoma Samir Chantre Lovato's School of school Jared Hess Forrest Griffin Austin Shroyer Europa Legacy 62 Seaside WinStar World Casino Bellator Oklahoma Daily customer service MMA debut 2014 SRJJA James Puopolo Dylan Nguyen Team Lovato Blue Abu Dhabi Pro Kickapoo Casino boxing No-Gi St. Louis schedule Finland Inverted Triangle F2W Pro 11 Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Europe Austin, TX 2011 Steve Maxwell competition training Eddie Kone Mauricio Amado 2015 Zebra Oklahoma Wresting Academy seminar F2W Pro 3 Brazilian Nationals Mixed Martial Arts Hurricane Ben Baxter Kettlebell charity Casino F2W Pro 35 submission wrestling Alexandre " Purple Rob Wood Jr Harrah Dallas Open WinStar World Casino & Restort Luke Tirey Grappler's Quest Super Fight Brown magazine Promotion judo Braulio Estima UAEJJF kickboxing Bobby Mayhew Andre Dida Atlanta iTunes StriKing National Tournament NAGA Children The Criterion Curitiba Open NY Pro Trials The Ultimate Fighter Edmond Worlds Muay Thai Firelake Grand Casino Adamson Ginastica Gracie Houston Open Tulsa Legacy Legacy 54 World Jiu-Jitsu Expo Maxbells 2013 IBJJF Nationals Tryouts disabled grappler Pro MMA new year Chute Boxe martial arts Xande" highlight SKBJJ Zach Adamson Lightweight No Gi Champion 2018 Smoke & Guns Kayron Gracie RJJA Master & Senior Worlds dallas TUF Kize Concepts charity event Hotel Recovery Amanda Graves Shawnee KnockOut Promotions Pro Division Zach technique fitness Kingdom Jiu Jitsu Johnny Hendricks Dominique Brooks Fight Oklahoma Legacy Fighting Championships Austin Adkins The Fightworks Podcast Robert Bebout superfight Oregon kids Rafael awards Eddie Saenz Fight To Win Shiloh Roberts Reunion Tornado heartland Donation KOP 53 Mark Beecher world championships Trigger KO Lovato Jiu Jitsu Jesse Sunderman market PMA James Head Jiu-Jitsu Magazine Annual Belts Lovato's Anti-Bullying US Martial Arts Hall of Fame


Children's Classes


Our new Warriors program is exclusively for kids and helps your child build self confidence while developing their physical and mental strength.

Learn more about our martial arts for kids. »

30 Day free trial


On the recommendation of a friend, I started training at Lovato’s School of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu about 18 months ago. I had no experience in wrestling or grappling and was almost 48 years old. I knew nothing about the instructors, or even had a clear idea of what BJJ was. Now, I truly feel l... read more