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OKC BJJ Black Belt Triumphant at F2W Pro 7 in Denver CO

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Saturday, July 16, 2016
Team Lovato had such an unbelievable weekend, focusing mainly on Professor Rafael Lovato Jr's huge victory in the Main Event Super Fight at the Fight To Win Pro Jiu Jitsu 7 event located in Denver, Colorado where he defended his F2W Light Heavy Weight No Gi title against the very game Brazilian  read more »

OKC Based BJJ Black Belt Rafael Lovato Jr Wins 2nd Pro MMA Fight at Legacy FC 46

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Friday, October 02, 2015
*Pictured above: Professor Lovato moments after his submission victory at Legacy FC 46, photo credit: Mike Calimbas Photography An incredible weekend here in Allen, TX for Legacy FC 46 where Professor Rafael Lovato Jr saw his second Pro MMA fight against Kevin Holland. The fight lasted  read more »

Justin Rader Interview at Grapplers Quest

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, July 25, 2011
Check out this interview of Lovato Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt, Professor Justin Rader, right after he won the "America's Best Lightweight" Pro Division at the last Grapplers Quest in Las Vegas:  read more »

Justin Rader highlighted as one of the top non-Brazilian BJJ competitors!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Saturday, March 26, 2011
Recently, Gracie Magazine pointed out some of the top non-Brazilian BJJ competitors to keep an eye out for leading up to this years Pan-American Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Championships. Newly promoted Black Belt and recent 2010 No-Gi World Champion, Justin Rader, was one of the competitors mentioned. Lo read more »

Rafael Lovato Jr wins Abu Dhabi Pro in Poland

Lovato Jiu-Jitsu - Monday, February 14, 2011
After competing in the European's Rafael Lovato Jr stuck around and conducted some seminars before competing in the Abu Dhabi Pro Trials in Poland. Many elite guys did the same. Rafael was nearly perfect on that day. He lost one match to an advantage in his weight class and was 6-1 on the day. Ra read more »

James Head is headed to Las Vegas for TUF tryouts

Lovato Jiu-Jitsu - Thursday, November 04, 2010
James Head ( is currently in Las Vegas at the tryouts for the reality television show "The Ultimate FIghter (" produced by the UFC ( The UFC is the top organization in Mixed Martial Arts ( read more »

Rafael Lovato Jr talks about how stacked the mats can get in Oklahoma City

Lovato Jiu-Jitsu - Monday, October 18, 2010
Here Rafael Lovato Jr shows you what the mats look like at Lovato Jiu Jitsu in Oklahoma City when people drop in to visit. Included in this video are Saulo Ribeiro, Matt Jubera, Brian Picklo and Justin Rader. With such high level competitors dropping in all the time our mats are always filled.  read more »

Rafael Lovato Jr Omoplata Highlight / Commercial for Instructional App

Lovato Jiu-Jitsu - Friday, October 08, 2010
The 2nd American to win the Mundials and 1st American to win the Brasiliero as a Black Belt, Rafael Lovato Jr. Omoplata highlight. This highlight is just a preview to the first instructional series done by Rafael, which will be an App detailing Rafael's Omoplata game. Look for this to be released so read more »

Justin Rader final from the No-Gi Nationals

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, September 14, 2010
Newly promoted Lovato Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt, Justin Rader, won his first Black Belt division at the No-Gi Nationals in Las Vegas. Check out the video of the final where Rader was able to get the rear naked submission.  read more »

Team Lovato wins over 50 medals in one day!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, August 23, 2010
On August 14th, Team Lovato had two teams in action. One group at the Grapplers Quest in Dallas, Texas and another at the Las Vegas Open. It was an incredible day with the team in Dallas winning over 30 medals and the team in Las Vegas winning over 20! We are very proud of everyone who compete read more »

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