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FloGrappling Names OKC Based BJJ Black Belt Americas Most Successful of All Time

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Friday, June 03, 2016
Our friends at FloGrappling ( have compiled an article discussing several names that could be considered for the title of America's Most Successful Black Belt of All Time. The list included the likes of UFC fighter BJ Penn, Bill Cooper, Robert Drysdale, & of cour read more »

OKC Based BJJ Black Belt Dominates at Respect 3 Pro Jiu Jitsu Event

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, May 23, 2016
Our very own Professor Rafael Lovato Jr took to the mats in his first appearance in the gi for the 2016 year as the Main Event Super Fight for the Respect 3 Pro Jiu Jitsu event held in St. Louis, MO! Coming off his No Gi Super Fight at Fight To Win Pro & the Legacy FC Middle Weight title fig 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 Team Lovato MMA Dominate at Smoke & Guns 2016 Charity Event

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, May 02, 2016
*Pictured above: Jesse Sunderman (L) & Austin Shroyer (R) receiving their Smoke & Guns 2016 Champion Belts It's that time of year again for Smoke & Guns to host their annual MMA Charity Event fight of Policemen vs Firefighters in Tulsa, OK. Without a doubt Team Lova read more »

OKC BJJ Adult Belt Promotions for April 2016

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Saturday, April 30, 2016
*Pictured above: Coach Dallas Niles & Dylan Nguyen with our newly promoted Adult BJJ students for April 2016 Everyone at Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu & Mixed Martial Arts very excited to announce our newly promoted Team Lovato Adults for the month of April! Eve 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 Black Belt Lovato Jr Fight Week Promo for Legacy FC 54 Middle Weight Title

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, April 18, 2016
We are finally into the final week, aka FIGHT WEEK, with Legacy Fighting Championships 54 going down this Friday night at the Hard Rock Casino in Tulsa, Oklahoma! Professor Rafael Lovato Jr is looking sharp, focused, & ready to go to war with the very game Marcelo Nunes for the Legacy Middle read more »

Team Lovato OKC BJJ Blue Belt Competes at IBJJF Chicago Open 2016

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, April 04, 2016
*Pictured above: Dylan Nguyen - Silver Medal - Adult Blue Rooster Weight @ IBJJF Chicago Open 2016 Another great example of our students taking competition seriously as we had one of our very own Lovato Jiu Jitsu blue belts take to the journey to Chicago, IL to compete. We would read more »

Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu & MMA Voted Best Martial Arts Training in Oklahoma City

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Friday, March 11, 2016
*Pictured above: Lovato's BJJ & MMA's award for Best Martial Arts Training in Oklahoma City 2016 Some exciting news just came in this week as Lovato's School of BJJ & MMA has been recognized as OKC's number one Martial Arts School, voted the Best Martial Arts Training in Oklaho read more »

OKC Kids BJJ Team Victorious at Local Tournament

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Saturday, March 05, 2016
*Pictured above: Professor Justin Rader with Coaches Austin Adkins & Tyler Elerick for the 1st Place Kids Gi & No Gi Titles at the AGF OKC Open Lovato Jiu Jitsu was in full force this weekend at the American Grappling Federation Oklahoma City Open! Saturday was a full da read more »

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