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Clark Gracie Omoplatas Seminar

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Thursday, April 24, 2014
Professor Clark Gracie visited Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in Oklahoma City, OK on April 21st and 22nd to teach his Omoplata technique. Professor Clark Gracie is world No Gi World Champion Blackbelt in Jiu-Jitsu. Lovato's BJJ in OKC routinely brings in world class ar read more »

UFC Muay Thai Coach Mark Beecher Teaching at Lovatos OKC

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, January 13, 2014
World renown Muay Thai ( coach, Kru Mark "The Hyena" Beecher, is no stranger to Lovato's Mixed Martial Arts ( in OKC. Kru Mark actually began his martial arts training at Lovato's over 15 years ago and found his life passion in Muay  read more »

17 New Blue Belts and 2 Purple Belts at Lovato's BJJ in OKC!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, December 10, 2013
What a great way to end such an amazing year of BJJ in Oklahoma City! We had our last belt testing of the year on Saturday, December 7th where 17 people received their blue belt. There we also many stripes handed out to the higher ranks, as well as 2 new purple belts! Yellow Belt: Bobb read more »

Lovato's OKC BJJ and MMA Christmas Party and Awards Banquet!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, December 09, 2013
Saturday, December 7th, was the annual Oklahoma City Lovato's BJJ and MMA Christmas Party and Awards Banquet! We always celebrate the year's accomplishments with a party in December. It was a great time, once again, full of high spirits and good company. It was a great turnout, especially aft read more »

Start Your OKC Martial Arts Training Now & Save Money!!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Wednesday, December 04, 2013
Are you interested in learning Martial Arts, getting in better shape, and making a bunch of new friends? Come join our Martial Arts Family! Don't put it off any longer and start your martial arts journey now and save money! On top of getting your  read more »

UFC TUF Winner Chris Holdsworth Talks Training at Lovato's MMA OKC

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, December 02, 2013
The Ultimate Fighter ( winner and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt, Chris Holdsworth spent some time training at Lovato's Mixed Martial Arts ( in OKC recently. Chris just won the TUF finale this past Saturday while being on Miesha Tate's team and w read more »

Lovato's BJJ Featured on Oklahoma City News Station KFOR

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, November 25, 2013
Oklahoma City's leading sports newscaster stopped by Lovato's BJJ ( in OKC to see what all the fuss was about. Lovato's is famous among the world of jiu-jitsu for producing top notch competitors and world champions. However, the news usually doesn't trave read more »

Team Lovato Dominates the AGF in OKC!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, November 18, 2013
On November 16th AGF came to The Cube in Oklahoma City. Team Lovato showed up en masse to take every title at the tournament. Our numbers were bolstered with local affiliates and those who made the drive from Wichita, KS. We had almost 90 competitors wearing the JR patch for this tournament!  read more »

Lovato's BJJ in OKC Produces 4 No-Gi World Champions!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, November 05, 2013
You read that correctly, Lovato's BJJ in OKC produced 4 No-Gi World Champions this year. Rafael Lovato Jr. won his third black belt No-Gi World title, Justin Rader won his second black belt No-Gi World title, James Puopolo (Salem-Kizer BJJ ( won his first black belt No-Gi  read more »

Team Lovato BJJ OKC Does Amazing at 2013 ADCC

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, October 28, 2013
Team Lovato recently put on an amazing performance at the 2013 ADCC Submission Wrestling World Championships ( in Beijing, China. In fact, it was the best showing the team has ever had at the tournament. They had the largest team comprised of only Ame read more »

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