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OKC Team Lovato Promotes 3 New BJJ Black Belts

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, October 06, 2015
An incredible event took place last night on the mats at Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu & Mixed Martial Arts. The evening started with an All Ranks BJJ class ran by Professor Rafael Lovato Jr. We had all our mat spaces packed with students coming to learn the amazing techniques taugh read more »

OKC BJJ Team Lovato Represents at Pan Ams 2015

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, March 16, 2015
After a very tough week of ups & downs, the IBJJF Pan American Championships have come to an end. We at Lovato's School of BJJ & MMA would like to first say how proud we are of the diligence, hard work, sacrifice, & heart that was displayed from our competitors. There were many reall read more »

Team Lovato Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in Oklahoma City Pan Ams 2013 Results!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, March 26, 2013
The dust has settled from the IBJJF 2013 Pan Ams and it was another amazing experience for Team Lovato's competitors. Unfortunately, our purple belts Brandon Russell and Dallas Niles both lost their opening matches, while Jared Dopp lost his second match. They were unable to reach the medal ro read more »

Team Lovato Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Oklahoma City Looking to Shine at Pan Ams!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Once again Team Lovato will have representatives at the Pan Ams! This year a small, but elite, group will make the trip from OKC but will be joined by team members from across the globe upon arriving in California. Those from OKC will be Jared Dopp, Dallas Niles, and Jesse Sunderman who all ha read more »

Team Lovato Highlight Video from the 2012 IBJJF Pan Jiu-Jitsu Championships!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Friday, May 11, 2012
Check out this awesome highlight video of Team Lovato from the 2012 IBJJF Pan Jiu-Jitsu Championships! Team Lovato left the competition with 7 medals in what was the largest Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu tournament in history. Click to read the report about Team Lovato's performance at the Pan (http://okb read more »

Team Lovato Wins 7 Medals at the 2012 BJJ Pan American Championships!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Thursday, April 05, 2012
Jared Dopp & Dallas NIles shutting out the Blue Belt Super Heavy division After a long weekend of competition, Team Lovato left Irvine, California with 7 medals from the biggest Jiu-Jitsu tournament ever held. This years Pan Championships had over 3,200 competitors with some  read more »

Team Lovato Heading to the 2012 IBJJF Pan American Championships!!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, March 26, 2012
Starting this Thursday, 14 members of Team Lovato will be competing to become the 2012 Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Pan American Champion! Everyone on Team Lovato has trained very hard for this competition, as it is the largest BJJ competition in the world and one of the most prestigi read more »

Watch this Amazing BJJ Match featuring Rafael Lovato Jr!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Saturday, May 07, 2011
Rafael Lovato Jr. is the only American to have won the BJJ Pan-American Championships in the adult Black Belt category. In 2008, after what was referred to as the greatest match of the tournament and one of the best of all times, Rafael was able to capture his 3rd Black Belt Pan-American title. Watc read more »

2011 BJJ Pan-Am Results!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, March 28, 2011
The 2011 Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Pan-American Championship was held last weekend in Los Angeles, California and Team Lovato had another strong performance. There were many team members competing at their very first Pan-Ams and the experience that they gained will be very valuable for their continue read more »

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