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Team Lovato Mixed Martial Arts OKC Volunteers for Tornado Recovery Efforts in Moore, OK

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, May 27, 2013
Oklahoma recently made national headlines for the powerful tornadoes that devastated various parts of the Oklahoma City area. The area most affected was the town of Moore, where many people lost everything they own. Team Lovato quickly organized a volunteer group and took donations in order to read more »

Team Lovato Jiu Jitsu OKC Kids and Adults Put on a Show in Arlington, TX

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Thursday, May 23, 2013
Professor Justin Rader lead our kids at another successful tournament in Arlington, TX on May 18th. Here are the official results from the Torque tournament: Cache Haggard - Teen BJJ White/Yellow Belt 120-134.9lbs 2nd Place and Teen No-Gi Beginner 120-134.9lbs 3rd Place Blaise  read more »

Team Lovato JiuJitsu OKC Competing in the Houston Open!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, February 12, 2013
This weekend Team Lovato will once again make the trip deep in Texas to compete in the 2013 Houston Open. The competitors will be led by none other than Rafael Lovato Jr. himself, as usual. However, Rafael will also be competing this year to help his team claim victory over the larger teams wi read more »

Team Lovato BJJ OKC Has Stellar Performance at UAEJJ San Antonio Pro Trials

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, February 05, 2013
This past Saturday (February 2nd) Team Lovato sent a small group of competitors to San Antonio, Texas for the UAEJJ Pro Trials. The trials are held all over the world, each giving it's respective winners an all expense paid trip to Abu Dhabi to compete in the UAEJJ World Pro gi tournament. Tea read more »

Team Lovato OKC MMA Fighter, James Head, returns to UFC tonight!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Lovato Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Purple Belt and Oklahoma City's top Mixed Martial Arts fighter, James Head, is set to face Mike Pyle at the Ultimate Fighter Finale tonight!. This will be James' 3rd fight in the UFC this year and he is looking to keep his undefeated streak at welterwei read more »

Team Lovato OKC Edmond Norman BJJ and Grappling Highlight - Best Team In The South!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Check out this awesome highlight video of Team Lovato at the 2012 Grapplers Quest Texas State BJJ & Grappling Championships! The Lovato Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Grappling team is composed of members from Oklahoma City, Norman, and Edmond, Oklahoma and this was the 3rd year in a row that Team  read more »

New Team Lovato BJJ Edmond | Norman | OKC | World Championship Highlight Video!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Check out this highlight video of Team Lovato, composed of members from Norman, Edmond, and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma competing at the 2012 BJJ World Championships! The team won 4 medals overall at the toughest and biggest Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu competition in the World!  read more »

Team Lovato BJJ OKC Wins 5 Medals at the No-Gi World Championships!!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Wednesday, November 07, 2012
Jared Dopp on top of the podium once again! This past weekend 6 members of Team Lovato competed at the 2012 No-Gi BJJ World Championships in Long Beach, California! The results were spectacular with the team bringing back 5 World Championship medals to Oklahoma City, includi read more »

Lovato Jiu-Jitsu OK Team Heading to the 2012 BJJ No-Gi World Championships this weekend!!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, October 29, 2012
Professors Rafael & Rader with their Gold Medals in 2010 The 2012 IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi World Championships ( are being held this weekend at the Pyramid in Long Beach, California! No-Gi is a term to describe Jiu-Jitsu competition without the traditional  read more »

OKC Jiu-Jitsu Instructor, Rafael Lovato, submits Gracie at Metamoris Pro!!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Professor Lovato after he got the submission victory! This past Sunday was a very historic day for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. The very first Metamoris Pro event took place, matching the top BJJ athletes in the World against each other, and it was an amazing show with many spectacu read more »

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