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Lovato OKC BJJ Team Dominate at IBJJF Austin Open 2017

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, July 24, 2017
Our Lovato Jiu Jitsu Association came together with representatives from Kingdom Jiu Jitsu in Texas, The Kompound Training Center in Colorado, as well as from our own academy to go to battle at the IBJJF Austin Open this past weekend. With warriors from all academies mentioned previously, we we read more »

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 »

Lovato OKC BJJ Kids Team Conquers AGF Tulsa Open 2017

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, June 19, 2017
*Pictured above: Professor Justin Rader, Coaches Austin Adkins & Tina Lovato accepting AGF Tulsa Open Kids Gi & No Gi titles An amazing weekend has come to pass for Team Lovato, this time in Tulsa, OK where we had a very strong group of Lovato Jiu Jitsu Teen & Kid warriors  read more »

OKC Based Black Belt Becomes New F2W Pro Light Weight No Gi Champion

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, May 22, 2017
*Pictured above: Prof James Puopolo, Prof Justin Rader, Prof Lovato Jr, Prof Eddie Saenz, Vinny Saenz (back), Zach Coffee, & Prof Paul Coffey Another a great weekend for Fight To Win Pro 35 where we had an amazing showing as a team! Purple belt, Zach Coffee (Kingdom Jiu Jits read more »

Team Lovato BJJ Competes at IBJJF Dallas Spring Open 2017

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, May 01, 2017
Pictured above: Professor(s) Rafael Lovato Jr, Jared Dopp, Shiloh Roberts, Eddie Saenz, Brad Nico, Paul Coffee, & team The IBJJF Dallas Spring Open was an amazing tournament that saw many of our Lovato Jiu Jitsu competitors. With a total of 25 competitors, we were able to bring h 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 »

Team Lovato Represents At F2WPro 28 in OKC

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, March 27, 2017
*Pictured Above: Team Lovato celebrating F2W Pro 28, AGF Team Title, & Pro MMA Victories Fight To Win Promotions has come back to Oklahoma City with F2W Pro 28, & it was inevitable that our Team Lovato warriors would be representing on the big stage! We had an amazing  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 Dominates AGF OKC Open 2017

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, March 06, 2017
*Pictured Above: Professor Justin Rader; Coaches Dylan, Dominique, & Kyle accepting the Overall Team Title Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu & Mixed Martial Arts had an incredible showing from both our Little & Teen Warriors as well as our Adult jiu jitsu program. Our L read more »

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