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Rafael Lovato Jr. leaves Abu Dhabi with 2 medals!!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Wednesday, April 20, 2011
Rafael Jr. had a very successful campaign in Abu Dhabi at the 2011 World Pro Jiu-Jitsu Gi & No-Gi Championships. After a grueling week of competition, Rafael managed to leave with a gold and bronze medal. Rafael was the champion of the 92 kilogram, Black Belt No-Gi division a read more »

Watch Rafael Lovato Jr. win the Abu Dhabi World Pro No-Gi Championships

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Wednesday, April 13, 2011
Check out the 92 kg division finals between, Lovato's head instructor, Rafael Lovato Jr. and Rodolfo Viera, at the Abu Dhabi World Pro No-Gi Championships last weekend. Rodolfo is one of Brazil's rising stars and was the absolute champion at the event. This marks the 3rd World title Rafael Lovato  read more »

Rafael Lovato Jr featured in Gracie Mag about his win in Abu Dhabi

Lovato Jiu-Jitsu - Sunday, April 10, 2011
Rafael Lovato Jr is featured yet again online at GracieMag. Check out the article! Rafael Lovato Wins in Abu Dhabi ( read more »

Rafael Lovato Jr wins the Abu Dhabi World Pro No-Gi Championships

Lovato Jiu-Jitsu - Sunday, April 10, 2011
Head Instructor of Lovato's Mixed Martial Arts, Rafael Lovato Jr was in Abu Dhabi this past weekend for the Abu Dhabi Pro World No-Gi Championships. Rafael fought very well defeating 3 opponents including the Absolute champion, Rodolfo Viera 4 x 2 and 2010 World Champion, Bernardo Faria. Goo read more »

2011 BJJ Pan-Am Results!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, March 28, 2011
The 2011 Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Pan-American Championship was held last weekend in Los Angeles, California and Team Lovato had another strong performance. There were many team members competing at their very first Pan-Ams and the experience that they gained will be very valuable for their continue read more »

Lovato's School of BJJ & MMA is Expanding!!!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Saturday, March 26, 2011
We are happy to announce that this summer, Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts will be expanding! Lovato's started off more than 15 years ago in a small facility and a dream to offer the best in Martial Arts training to the Oklahoma City area. Years later, after achieving read more »

Justin Rader highlighted as one of the top non-Brazilian BJJ competitors!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Saturday, March 26, 2011
Recently, Gracie Magazine pointed out some of the top non-Brazilian BJJ competitors to keep an eye out for leading up to this years Pan-American Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Championships. Newly promoted Black Belt and recent 2010 No-Gi World Champion, Justin Rader, was one of the competitors mentioned. Lo read more »

Lovato Jiu-Jitsu Highlight from the 2011 Houston International BJJ Open!!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Saturday, March 19, 2011
For the 2nd year in a row Team Lovato showed once again why it is one of the top teams in the country by earning 3rd place overall at the 2011 International Houston BJJ Open! Up against many teams with 50 or more competitors combined from several schools, Lovato's School of BJJ took 39 competitors  read more »

World Class Instructors at Lovato's!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Saturday, March 19, 2011
Lovato's is home to many World Class instructors who teach everyday. How can this get even better? Well, the World Class instructors of Lovato's have many friends who are also World Class instructors that love to visit OKC and share their knowledge with the students of Lovato's. Recently, Lov read more »

Team Lovato has another representative at ADCC!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Saturday, March 12, 2011
The ADCC Submission Wrestling World Championships is the most prestigious grappling event in the world! Every two years, 16 of the best grapplers on the planet come together to battle for the world title in 5 different weight classes. There are only three different ways to get into the tournament, read more »

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When I first walked in the doors of Lovato’s, I intended to learn Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and get in better shape. What I have actually received is so much more. I posses a confidence, comradeship, and pride that can only come from achieving something difficult. This success is the child of the L... read more
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