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Professor Rafael Lovato Jr. Wins at World Jiu-Jitsu Expo!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Wednesday, May 16, 2012
In a tight and very technical match, Professor Rafael Lovato Jr. was victorious over Lucas Leite by a score of 2-0 in their super fight at the very first World Jiu-Jitsu Expo! This was the first time the two top competitors, who both happen to be Gi & No-Gi Black Belt World Champion read more »

Team Lovato Highlight Video from the 2012 IBJJF Pan Jiu-Jitsu Championships!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Friday, May 11, 2012
Check out this awesome highlight video of Team Lovato from the 2012 IBJJF Pan Jiu-Jitsu Championships! Team Lovato left the competition with 7 medals in what was the largest Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu tournament in history. Click to read the report about Team Lovato's performance at the Pan (http://okb read more »

Watch Professor Rafael Lovato Jr. Compete Live at the World Jiu-Jitsu Expo!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Friday, May 11, 2012
Originally slated to face Kayron Gracie, Professor Rafael Lovato Jr. will now face former World Champion, Lucas Leite, after Kayron Gracie was forced to pull out due to injury. Professor Rafael Lovato Jr. is very happy to have this opportunity to compete at the very first World  read more »

Lovato Jiu-Jitsu Takes 2nd Place Overall at the Dallas International BJJ Open!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, May 07, 2012
Team Lovato has another amazing performance at one of the largest BJJ tournaments in the Southwest, the 2012 Dallas International BJJ Open! At the end of the day, after so many great individual performances, Team Lovato left the competition with the 2nd Place Overall Team trophy, losing  read more »

Professor Rafael Lovato Jr. Set to Face Young Gracie at Jiu-Jitsu World Expo!!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Sunday, April 29, 2012
The very first World Jiu-Jitsu Expo Event will be held May 12th in Long Beach, California. The event will feature booths of many different BJJ retailers, a tournament, hall of fame ceremonies, and it will be headlined with some big superfight matches. Professor Rafael Lovato Jr. wi read more »

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 »

Professor Rafael Lovato Jr. Takes the Bronze Medal at the 2012 World Pro BJJ Championships!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Wednesday, April 18, 2012
For the 2nd year in a row, Professor Rafael stood on the podium at the World Pro BJJ Championships held in Abu Dhabi. Representing his country, Professor Rafael was one of only two Americans who reached the Black Belt podium in an event dominated by Brazilians. Professor Rafael  read more »

James Head Earns First Victory Inside the Octagon at UFC Sweden!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Team Lovato MMA fighter, James Head, made a victorious Welterweight debut at UFC Sweden this past weekend! James Head dominated Papy Abedi, rocking him on the feet and securing top position on the ground and finishing him off with a beautiful RNC submission in the first round! Ja read more »

Team Lovato at UFC & Abu Dhabi This Week!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Sunday, April 08, 2012
Professor Rafael in action at last year's World Pro Jiu-Jitsu Championships This is a very big week coming up for Team Lovato! The leader of Team Lovato, Professor Rafael Lovato Jr., is on his way to Abu Dhabi, UAE to compete at the World Pro Jiu-Jitsu Championships which st read more »

Team Lovato Wins 7 Medals at the 2012 BJJ Pan American Championships!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Thursday, April 05, 2012
Jared Dopp & Dallas NIles shutting out the Blue Belt Super Heavy division After a long weekend of competition, Team Lovato left Irvine, California with 7 medals from the biggest Jiu-Jitsu tournament ever held. This years Pan Championships had over 3,200 competitors with some  read more »

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