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Team Lovato OKC Has a Great Showing in Chicago!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, August 19, 2013
Four dedicated members of Team Lovato flew to Chicago for the IBJJF ( Chicago International Summer Gi/No-Gi Open. The competed under the Ribeiro Jiu-Jitsu banner in order to help the team win points, and were joined by Ribeiro affiliates from Ohio and Canada. Our 4 members read more »

Team Lovato Dominates at AGF in Tulsa!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, August 19, 2013
Team Lovato was active all over the place this weekend, but the big story is from the AGF ( (American Grappling Federation) in Tulsa, OK. Professor Justin Rader ( and Coach Austin Adkins took 30 kids to Tulsa, and  read more »

Oklahoma BJJ Represented at Europe's First Grappler's Quest with Rafael Lovato Jr. vs Lucio "Lagarto"

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Thursday, August 01, 2013
This will be Grappler's Quest first event in Europe and they're giving the fans some amazing matches to watch online! ( Click the banner above to buy the pay-per-view and support Rafael! Rafael's fight with "Lagarto" will be a 10 mi read more »

Team Lovato OKC BJJ Justin Rader vs Denny Prokopos Video!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Friday, July 26, 2013
Check out the video of Justin Rader's super fight with Denny Prokopos at the Midwest Submission Challenge in St. Louis, MO. Rader met Prokopos on June 15th and submitted Denny after 11 minutes of action with a short-arm D'arce.  read more »

Team Lovato OKC BJJ Professer, Justin Rader, Defeats Denny Prokopos in Super Fight!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, June 17, 2013
That's right, Justin Rader and Denny Prokopos met in a 20 minute submission only super fight on June 15th in O'Fallon, IL put on the Midwest Submission Challenge ( tournament circuit! The match lasted 11 minutes and 6 seconds before Rader caught Denny i read more »

Watch Rafael's New I Make History BJJ Highlight Video!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Friday, May 24, 2013
A new highlight video of Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu & Mixed Martial Arts' head instructor, Professor Rafael Lovato Jr. was just released! This highlight follows Rafael's career since he was a just a child and leads up to his most recent victory at the Brazilian Nationals, where  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 »

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 »

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 »

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