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2011 Team Lovato No-GI Worlds Results!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Sunday, November 13, 2011
Last week was the No Gi World Championships and Team Lovato had a strong presence, leaving thier mark behind for the World to see. At the Blue belt level, Dallas Niles took home the bronze medal in the super heavyweight division. Jared Hess took home a bronze at the purple belt heavyweight  read more »

Jared Hess to fight at Bellator 58

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Sunday, November 13, 2011
Team Lovato mma fighter Jared Hess will be fighting once again on Nov 19th at Bellator 58. Coming off a loss and hungry to get back to his winning ways, look for Hess to come out agressive and look to finish this fight before it can go to the judges. Jared has been working very hard and bee read more »

watch professors Lovato Jr and Rader as well as others at the No Gi Worlds live!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, October 31, 2011
Watch Team Lovato compete live at the 2011 No Gi Worlds on Nov 5th. Both Professors Rafael Lovato Jr and Justin Rader will be fighting to retain thier World Champion titles. It doesn't get more exciting than this. The fights will be streamed live at Lets go Team Lovato read more »

Jared Hess has his next Bellator fight announced.

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, October 31, 2011
Lovato MMA Team fighter, Jared Hess will be fighting again very soon. Nov 19th in Hollywood, Fl at Bellator 58 Jared will go out and put it all on the line. Jared has been working very hard lately sharpening his skill set and looking incredible. Not only will Hess be fighting at Bella read more »

Professors Rafael Lovato Jr and Justin Rader look to defend thier NoGi World titles.

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, October 24, 2011
Nov, 5th in Long Beach, California, the 2011 NoGi World Championships of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu will be held and it just so happens that both Professor Rafael and Professor Rader are 2 of the defending champions. This is one of the most prestigious grappling events held in the entire Wor read more »

Team Lovato Has An Amazing Weekend At The Grapplers Quest & UFC Fan Expo

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Friday, October 14, 2011
The Grapplers Quest/UFC Fan Expo event on Oct. 7th & 8th was a monumental weekend for Team Lovato! So many great things happened that weekend including both Professor Rafael Lovato Jr. & Professor Rader winning their superfights, Professor Rafael receiving his Hall of Fame awar read more »

2011 ADCC Results

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Sunday, October 02, 2011
The ADCC has come and gone with some exceptional performances especially from Professor Rafael Lovato Jr who sustained an injury to his leg in the tournament and went ahead and fought valiently for 3rd place reguardless of the pain. Professor Rafael was one of only 4 Americans who qua read more »

Watch Professors Lovato Jr and Justin Rader compete this week in England!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Wednesday, September 21, 2011
This week in England is a special week, it is the 2011 installment of the ADCC which happens to be the absolute most prestigious submission wrestling tournament in the entire World with the top grapplers in the World fighting only through earning a spot through one of the trial  read more »

Rafael Lovato Jr. & Justin Rader ADCC Interview

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Thursday, September 15, 2011
Check out this great interview ( with Professors Rafael Lovato Jr. and Justin Rader as they head to the UK next week for the 2011 ADCC Submission Wres read more »

Incredible Xande Seminar and ADCC Prep

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Wednesday, September 14, 2011
The past week at Lovato's was spent with one of the most incredible legends of brazilian jiu jitsu, Xande Ribeiro. Xande came down for two reasons, first off to teach all the students at Lovato's some incredible jiu jitsu! Xande has such a powerful and simplistic style of classi read more »

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