Subscribe via RSS

News and Announcements

OKC BJJ Black Belt Victorious At Bellator 181

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, July 17, 2017
Fight Night in Thackerville, Oklahoma for Bellator 181 at the Winstar World Casino & Resort where Professor Rafael Lovato Jr returned to the cage against a seasoned opponent in 5 year veteran Mike Rhodes. Professor Lovato Jr took to training with legends Andre Dida, Mauricio Veio, & Wan read more »

OKC Based BJJ Black Belt Triumphant at Legacy Fighting Alliance 15

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, July 03, 2017
Fight night in Shawnee, Oklahoma as Professor Justin Rader entered the cage at the Firelake Grand Casino for Legacy Fighting Alliance 15. Looking to improve his Pro MMA record (*now, 6-2), Professor Rader had an amazing display of heart as he battled through three 5 minute rounds with a very ga read more »

OKC Team Lovato MMA Victorious At KOP 53

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, April 18, 2017
It was Fight Night at The Criterion in downtown Oklahoma City, where Trigger KO & KnockOut Promotions held their professional MMA event, KOP: 53. Featured on their card were Team Lovato MMA warriors, Aaron McKenzie as the Co-Main & Professor Justin Rader as the Main Event! It was an incr read more »

OKC Team Lovato MMA Undefeated At Bellator 174 Debut

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, March 06, 2017
Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu & Mixed Martial Arts MMA Team's first challenge of the year has come to pass with this most recent weekend at Bellator 174, at the Winstar World Casino & Restort in Thackerville, OK. It was an incredible event in martial arts history with Professor  read more »

Team Lovato OKC BJJ MMA Dominates at Legacy 62

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Friday, November 11, 2016
*Pictured above: Prof Rafael Lovato Jr, Prof Justin Rader, & Aaron McKenzie post Legacy62 victories What a phenomenal weekend Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu & Mixed Martial Arts has just undergone, this past Friday night Team Lovato MMA had three warriors on the Legacy  read more »

OKC Muay Thai Students Promoted to New Rank

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Friday, July 01, 2016
*Pictured above: Colton Phoenix, Daniel Esquivel, Coach Doug, Chris Reid, & Dashawn Jones It's incredible to see our students just as focused in growing their stand up game as well as their ground game. We at Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu & Mixed Martial Arts would like read more »

Team Lovato MMA OKC Blue Belt Victorious At Rage In The Cage

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Sunday, May 08, 2016
An incredible night took place at Kickapoo Casino in Harrah, OK for Rage In The Cage MMA event! Our very own Aaron McKenzie had his second Pro MMA fight against a very game opponent. Aaron dominated from beginning to end, finishing the fight in the second round via TKO from the mount position! H read more »

OKC Based BJJ Black Belts Rafael Lovato Jr & Justin Rader Victorious at Legacy FC 54

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, April 25, 2016
*Pictured above: Professor Rafael Lovato Jr (Legacy FC Middle Weight Champion) with his father Rafael Lovato Sr, Professor Justin Rader, MMA & Muay Thai coach Mauricio Veio, as well as his Strength & Conditioning coach Luke Tirey We had such an phenomenal experience this read more »

OKC Based BJJ Black Belt Rafael Lovato Jr Wins 2nd Pro MMA Fight at Legacy FC 46

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Friday, October 02, 2015
*Pictured above: Professor Lovato moments after his submission victory at Legacy FC 46, photo credit: Mike Calimbas Photography An incredible weekend here in Allen, TX for Legacy FC 46 where Professor Rafael Lovato Jr saw his second Pro MMA fight against Kevin Holland. The fight lasted  read more »

Team Lovato Blue Belt Aaron McKenzie Victorious in Pro MMA Debut at ExciteFight

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Saturday, September 26, 2015
In addition to all the great news we've been having, Lovato's School of BJJ & MMA's very own Aaron McKenzie saw his Professional MMA debut September 26th at the Thunderbird Casino hosted by ExciteFight MMA. For those of you who may not know, Aaron came to us already as a mixed martial arts f read more »

RSS Subscribe via RSS

Recent Posts


Pro MMA disabled grappler Firelake Grand Arena SRJJA John McCowen Tanner Rice Tyler Elerick AGF Lucas Leite training TUF Aaron McKenzie WinStar World Casino & Restort Omoplata technique Europa Herb Dean European Open Jesse Sunderman Hotel Curitiba Open 2015 Xtreme Fight Night Steve Maxwell Best 2013 New York City, NYC Zebra charity event Harrah Firelake Grand Casino Oklahoma City seminar Xande" bjj American National Championship Muay Thai Tournament MMA debut Gerald Harris Black Belt Muskogee Darragh O'Conaill Tulsa Hard Rock No-Gi Jiu-Jitsu Strength & Conditioning Volunteer holiday Gracie Rage In The Cage Smoke & Guns F2W Pro 35 Legacy 54 Oregon Jared Dopp iPhone Victor Estima Donation boxing Tarsis Humphreys Tryouts US Commerce Association Cox Convention Center Legacy Fighting Championships Salem Kizer BJJ Academy Jared Hess Hurricane heartland Saulo Ribeiro Amanda Graves Bellator Helsinki City Beat News competition texas Kize Concepts Best Submission of 2014 US Martial Arts Hall of Fame IBJJF Zach Coffee Eddie Saenz Expanding RJJA Lovato Jiu Jitsu Association KnockOut Promotions dallas Dallas Open Lovato's School of Pro MMA debut New York judo OKC Josh Rosenthal fitness Brazil F2W Pro 3 Garland Rafael Lovato Sr. Abu Dhabi Pro Alexandre " Ultimate Absolute NYC new year Zach Adamson Robert Bebout King of the Cage Brian Picklo Ginastica UFC No Gi World Championship Bellator 181 Green Strength customer service NY Pro Trials Instructional The Fightworks Podcast Legacy FC 62 Keenan Cornelius Ultimate Fighting Championships Justin Rader S7 Super Fight Legacy Atlanta Open Nick Foust health Matt Jubera charity ADCC trials Rafael Lovato Jr. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Torque Vinny Magalhaes Mauricio Amado Fight Bobby Mayhew Atlanta school Moore Interview The Ultimate Fighter Metamoris Maxbells 2011 Oklahoma Video Las Vegas superfight Finland Chris Holdsworth Tulsa Performance Martial Arts Jeff Glover Christmas Pro Division Edmond Outlook Chris Savarese flograppling Tornado Relief The Criterion 2017 KOP 53 UAEJJF Tornado Adamson Purple Kayron Gracie WinStar World Casino App submission wrestling Ceremony kids Legacy FC Ben Baxter Oklahoma Wresting Academy 2016 android Rafael Top Ten Kickapoo Casino Lovato's ADCC New Breed NAGA Team Lovato Pro Jiu Jitsu Andrew Waldon Rome Harris Andre Dida Shawnee Nationals kickboxing Mark Beecher Phil Davis special Lightweight No Gi Champion Bob Barry Jr. Pan Ams AXS TV Legacy FC 46 New York Open Braulio Estima F2W Pro 11 Chute Boxe Kettlebell Forrest Griffin Vinny Saenz kimura Houston Open Casino one-arm Reunion ExciteFight MMA Brazilian Nationals Shiloh Roberts ORBJJ UAE Jiu Jitsu Johannes Wieth Bricktown Brawl OnTheMat Inverted Triangle Jiu-Jitsu Magazine Worlds Anti-Bullying Brown 2012 market banquet 2014 MMA Grappler's Quest Houston Norman Ribeiro Johnny Hendricks James Head yoga James Puopolo Annual F2W Pro 19 Lovato Samir Chantre Children Legacy 62 Promotion Mauricio Rua Brasileiro Adamson Bros BJJ World Jiu-Jitsu Expo awards Austin Adkins Belts Dylan Nguyen Europe Fight To Win Rob Wood Jr Eddie Kone Luke Tirey Austin Shroyer Kingdom Jiu Jitsu Nate Master & Senior Worlds Nick Diaz Best Submission Seaside Evolucao Thai Metro Invitational SKBJJ Edmond Youth world championships Travis Serna Ginastica Natural Gracie Mag iTunes Mauricio Veio LJJA highlight magazine grappling StriKing National Tournament Dallas Niles Robert Harper Team Shogun closed Hyena Muay Thai Oklahoma Daily AXS TV Fights testing Xande Ribeiro martial arts United Way Testimonial PMA schedule Ribeiro Jiu-Jitsu Zach Recovery Mixed Martial Arts Midwest Submission Challenge Spectrum Award Trigger KO Blue American National flexibility Instructor St. Louis Austin, TX


Children's Classes


Our new Warriors program is exclusively for kids and helps your child build self confidence while developing their physical and mental strength.

Learn more about our martial arts for kids. »

30 Day free trial


Rafael Lovato, Jr. is the most decorated Brazilian Jiu Jitsu fighter in America, but his skill set as a leader, mentor, instructor and coach to his loyal students are truly what set him apart from the rest. His dedication to his students is probably one of the purest forms I've ever seen and their t... read more
Brian Cimins President
Grapplers Quest