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Team Lovato Kid's Jiu-Jitsu in OKC Has Another Great Performance!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, March 18, 2013
Professor Justin Rader and Coach Austin Adkins took the kid's competition team to another tournament and, once again, produced amazing results! Team Lovato had 20 kids make the trip and brought 20 medals! Some of the competitors were able to leave with two medals and close out divisions with t read more »

Lovato's Brazilian Jiu-jitsu in OKC is now selling Kize Snack Bars!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, March 04, 2013
You might notice some new products in the fridge the next time you stop by the academy. We are pleased to announce that we now carry Kize Snack Bars ( in the fridge! Kize bars are excellent for post workout/jiu-jitsu/muay thai recovery, and make an e read more »

Team Lovato Jiujitsu OKC Competition Results From the Houston Open!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, February 18, 2013
Team Lovato traveled to Houston this past weekend with 26 competitors looking to dethrone the larger Texas teams, and continue to place in the top 3 as a team. Unfortunately, the team was vastly outnumbered and was not able to earn enough points to oust the 3rd place team. However, Team Lovato read more »

Mauricio Veio of Evolucao Thai to Visit Lovato's to Teach Muay Thai in OKC!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Next week, February 19th-23rd, Mauricio Veio will be back in town teaching Muay Thai at Lovato’s! He will be teaching the amazing Evolucao Thai system to all students interested in his Muay Thai classes. In case you are unfamiliar with Mauricio, He is a fully acredited black belt under M read more »

Team Lovato JiuJitsu OKC Competing in the Houston Open!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, February 12, 2013
This weekend Team Lovato will once again make the trip deep in Texas to compete in the 2013 Houston Open. The competitors will be led by none other than Rafael Lovato Jr. himself, as usual. However, Rafael will also be competing this year to help his team claim victory over the larger teams wi read more »

Team Lovato OKC Jiujitsu Youth Martial Arts Competitors Shine at Kids Pan

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, February 11, 2013
This past Sunday (February 10) was the Kids Pan Ams and Team Lovato sent it's first team ever with great results! Rayden Musgrove and Cache Haggard represented our team from OKC. Both competitors had an amazing performance with Cache taking home a bronze medal! Also, there was another group of gr read more »

Team Lovato BJJ OKC Has Stellar Performance at UAEJJ San Antonio Pro Trials

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, February 05, 2013
This past Saturday (February 2nd) Team Lovato sent a small group of competitors to San Antonio, Texas for the UAEJJ Pro Trials. The trials are held all over the world, each giving it's respective winners an all expense paid trip to Abu Dhabi to compete in the UAEJJ World Pro gi tournament. Tea read more »

World BJJ Champion, Xande Ribeiro, trains at Lovato's Jiu-Jitsu OKC for Pro Tournament in Brazil!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Friday, December 28, 2012
6 time BJJ World Champion, Xande Ribeiro, recently came to Oklahoma City to train with fellow World Champion, Rafael Lovato Jr. and his team at Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts. Xande was in town to train for one of the biggest Pro BJJ tournaments in the World, the C read more »

Team Lovato OKC MMA Fighter, James Head, returns to UFC tonight!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Lovato Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Purple Belt and Oklahoma City's top Mixed Martial Arts fighter, James Head, is set to face Mike Pyle at the Ultimate Fighter Finale tonight!. This will be James' 3rd fight in the UFC this year and he is looking to keep his undefeated streak at welterwei 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 »

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