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Check out Rafael Lovato Jr.'s new website!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, June 21, 2011
The leader of Lovato's School of Brazilian JIu-Jitsu and MMA, Rafael Lovato Jr., has revamped his website and it looks great! You can follow Rafael's career as well as stay updated on all of his competitions, seminars, products, and travels at (! read more »

Follow our Team Lovato Blog!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, June 20, 2011
Get more news about all of the great things happening at Lovato's School of Brazilian JIu-Jitsu and MMA by following our Team Lovato blog at (! read more »

Team Lovato BJJ World Championship Results!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, June 07, 2011
After a long weekend at the Pyramid in Long Beach, Team Lovato left the World Championships with 3 medals and having won more than 30 matches in the toughest BJJ tournament on the planet. Several members of Team Lovato lost just short of the medal rounds, but still had great performances  read more »

Video of Team Lovato preparing for the BJJ World Championships and UFC!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Thursday, June 02, 2011
Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts was very busy in May! Team Lovato prepared it's largest team ever for the 2011 BJJ World Championships on June 2nd-5th in Long Beach, California and Team Lovato MMA standout, James Head, prepared for his UFC debut set to take place at read more »

2011 BJJ World Championships Now in Progress!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Thursday, June 02, 2011
Team Lovato is currently in Long Beach, California competing at the largest Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu tournament on the planet, the BJJ World Championships. The IBJJF World Championships started in 1996 and were held in Rio de Janeiro every year, until 2007 when the tournament moved to the Pyramid, read more »

Rafael Lovato Jr. Featured on Gracie Magazine Website and Blog!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, May 30, 2011
Rafael Lovato Jr. has been getting a lot of press lately. Along with the strong performances Rafael has been putting on this year, he has also led his team to some great results, and expanded the Lovato Jiu-JItsu and Mixed Martial Arts headquarters in Oklahoma City. The famous Gracie Ma read more »

Amazing week of training at Lovato's!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Sunday, May 29, 2011
(Picture of James Head UFC training session with Rafael Lovato Jr., Xande Ribeiro, and Mauricio Veio) Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu & Mixed Martial Arts is dedicated to providing its students with the best instruction and training as possible! Besides for the World Clas read more »

Lovato Jiu-Jitsu Purple Belt, Rob Wood, Featured on

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Sunday, May 29, 2011
Team Lovato Jiu-Jitsu & MMA standout, Rob Wood, was recently featured on the popular BJJ & MMA site, to talk about how he feels as he heads into the World BJJ Championships next week. Rob is a highly decorated BJJ & Submission Wrestling competitor, having won read more »

New Belts & Stripes Awarded!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, May 17, 2011
After a great display of technique and determination during their testing, the next generation of Lovato Jiu-JItsu Blue Belts were awarded. Congratulations to Shane Barnett, Avery Holmes, Tyler West, Sean Ly, Chris Foust, & Jeff Hicks for earning their Brazilian JIu-Jitsu Blue Belts read more »

Rafael Lovato Jr. Featured in European BJJ Magazine!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, May 17, 2011
The brand new European BJJ magazine, Jiu-Jitsu Style, has been getting a lot of notice since it's launch in April. The magazine is very high quality and has many great articles, techniques, and interviews with Jiu-Jitsu greats. In their second issue, Jiu-Jitsu Style, has a featur read more »

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