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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 »

Lovato BJJ Oklahoma City Wins the Overall Team Title at Grapplers Quest for the Third Year in a Row!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, October 15, 2012
The results are in and Team Lovato has officially won the September 15th, Grapplers Quest Texas BJJ & Grappling Championships held in Houston, for the 3rd year in a row!! This is an amazing feat considering that Team Lovato is based in OKC and competed against many of read more »

Awesome Weekend for Team Lovato!!!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Team Lovato at the 2012 Grapplers Quest Texas State Championships! This past Saturday, Sept 15th, Team Lovato made it's presence felt at two different events in two different states. At the 2012 Grapplers Quest Texas State BJJ & Grappling Championships in Houston, read more »

Team Lovato Takes the Overall Adult Title at the S7 BJJ and Grappling Competition!!!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, August 27, 2012
Professors Lovato Jr. & Rader with the S7 Overall Adult Team Title Belt! Professors Lovato Jr. & Rader with the Team Lovato Jr. Warriors and their Belts/Medals! Team Lovato once again showed why it is The Top BJJ & Grappling Team in the Southwest by read more »

More Competition Success for Team Lovato!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Jared Dopp passing guard on his way to becoming Absolute Champion! This past weekend some members of Team Lovato headed down to Dallas, TX to compete in BJJ & Submission Grappling at the Europa Supershow. In the white belt division, Tyler Murrah and Juan Theard each walked a 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 »

Team Lovato Wins The Overall Team Title at NAGA!!!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Wednesday, March 14, 2012
At the end of February the North American Grappling Association hosted its first ever event in Oklahoma which brought over 1,000 competitors battling for the title of Oklahoma Grappling Champion. Team Lovato had an amazing performance that day winning numerous medals in all divi read more »

Amazing Weekend for Team Lovato

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Thursday, March 01, 2012
This past weekend was an insane weekend of action for Team Lovato! Team Lovato was in full effect making their presence known in 4 different cities across the US! Here is the breakdown: New York City, NY - Professor Justin Rader competed in what was the most stacked lightweight no-gi read more »

Rafael Lovato Jr & Justin Rader 2011 No-Gi Worlds Highlight Video!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, December 27, 2011
In 2010 Rafael Lovato Jr & Justin Rader made history by being the first American blackbelt student and teacher duo to have won the no-gi Worlds of brazilian jiu jitsu. In the 2011 No-Gi Worlds they made history again. Rafael Lovato Jr won his weight division and this time Justin Rader came i read more »

Professor Rafael Lovato Jr makes the cover of Graciemag for the 2nd time!!!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Wednesday, November 30, 2011
Graciemag is by far the World's leading publication on brazilian jiu jitsu and submission wrestling and our professor has once again grazed it's cover! This month the feature is over the 2011 No Gi World Championships which professor Rafael won by defeating the 2010 champion and ADCC champi read more »

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