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OKC Muay Thai Students Triumphant at StriKing National Muay Thai Tournament

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Saturday, November 08, 2014
Team Lovato & Hyena Muay Thai had an incredible day with two of our students competing at the StriKing National Tournament in Muskogee, Oklahoma! Bobby Mayhew rocked his opponent with a knee to the body in the first round and went on to win his first match by decision. Bobby then proceeded t read more »

Oklahoma City based Black Belt Rafael Lovato Jr will compete in Metamoris 5

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Saturday, October 11, 2014
On Saturday, November 22, 2014, Oklahoma City's very own, BJJ Black Belt Instructor and BJJ World Champion, Rafael Lovato Jr. ( will be competing in Metamoris 5 in a match versus Yuri Simoes. You can catch all the action online  read more »

OKC BJJ Brown Belt wins World No-Gi Gold

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Thursday, October 09, 2014
Huge congrats to Jared Dopp ( for becoming the newest Brown Belt Division IBJJF No-Gi World Champion. This is his third No-Gi title in a row, jumping a belt each year. Jared is an exceptional stud read more »

OKC BJJ Adults take 1st in Tournament

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, October 07, 2014
Team Lovato's Adult Program ( of Lovato's Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma took 1st place in the adult division at the Five Grappling Tournament in Fort Worth, Texas. Team Lovato did a great job showing great technique, heart a read more »

OKC BJJ Kids compete at Five Grappling Tournament

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, October 07, 2014
Team Lovato's Children and Teen Program ( of Lovato's Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma took 3rd place in the kids at the Five Grappling Tournament in Fort Worth, Texas. The Children and Teen Warriors Program is overseen by Profes read more »

OKC BJJ Professor Rader wins 3rd Pro MMA bout

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Professor Justin Rader wins his third Mixed Martial Arts with a rear naked choke in the first round and increases his Professional record to 3-0. Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Hyena Muay Thai are proud of the work Rader has continued to put in during his career. Thanks to read more »

OKC BJJ Professor Lovato Jr. victorious in MMA debut

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Professor Rafael Lovato Jr. wins his Mixed Martial Arts debut with a head and arm choke in the first round! Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Hyena Muay Thai are proud of the work, dedication and warrior spirit which Lovato carries at all times. Thanks to all the students and fans read more »

Oklahoma City Jiu Jitsu gears up for IBJJF Dallas Open

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, September 09, 2014
Team Lovato is wrapping up training for the 2014 IBJJF Dallas Open on Saturday, September 13th. Our athletes here at Lovato's BJJ in Oklahoma City have trained hard and are ready for the challenge. Here is a Highlight video of our Oklahoma City Jiu Jitsu team in action.  read more »

OKC BJJ & Grappling Team Lovato Highlight from Five Texas

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Thursday, September 04, 2014
As Team Lovato begins to gear up for another trip to the Five Grappling Tournament in Texas, here is a highlight video of the last time we competed at Five Grappling. You can join Team Lovato and learn from Professor Justin Rader, Professor Lovato Jr. and the other World Class ins read more »

Team Lovato OKC Wins At The European BJJ Championships

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, May 05, 2014
January 26, 2014 was a great day for Lovato's Brazilian Jiu Jitsu ( in Oklahoma City, OK. History was made with the first American father and son Black Belt to compete at the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation ( read more »

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