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Lovato BJJ MMA Team Victorious at F2W Pro 11 in OKC

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Sunday, September 11, 2016
*Pictured Above: Our Team Lovato Jiu Jitsu Warriors for Fight To Win Pro 11 in OKC, OK Fight To Win Promotions has been on a tear this year bringing Professional level Jiu Jitsu to the biggest cities across the nation. Luckily, they had chosen our hometown of Oklahoma City, OK to host t read more »

OKC Based BJJ Black Belt Dominates at IBJJF Master World Championship

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Sunday, August 28, 2016
Pictured above: Coach John McCowen with the Silver Medal at the IBJJF Master World 2016 Championships Such an incredible week has come to an end here at the IBJJF Master World Championship in Las Vegas, Nevada! We had a very strong group of competitors take the challenge to compete a read more »

Team Lovato OKC BJJ Belt Promotions For August 2016

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Saturday, August 06, 2016
*Pictured above: Prof Rafael Lovato Jr, Prof Justin Rader, Prof Shiloh Roberts, & Coaches (John, Bobby, & Tyler) with our newly promoted LovatoJJ students Such an incredible day here at Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu & Mixed Martial Arts! We've just had another very  read more »

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 »

Black Belt World Champion Tarsis Humphreys Teaches Seminar at Lovatos Plus BJJ Belt Promotions

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Sunday, July 10, 2016
We've had an amazing weekend here at Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu & Mixed Martial Arts. Starting off with having none other than BJJ Black Belt World Champion, Tarsis Humphreys spend some time on our mats not only to prepare Professor Rafael Lovato Jr on his upcoming Main Event Sup read more »

OKC Muay Thai Students Promoted to New Rank

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Friday, July 01, 2016
*Pictured above: Colton Phoenix, Daniel Esquivel, Coach Doug, Chris Reid, & Dashawn Jones It's incredible to see our students just as focused in growing their stand up game as well as their ground game. We at Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu & Mixed Martial Arts would like read more »

Team Lovato OKC BJJ Dominates At F2W Pro 6 Jiu Jitsu Super Fights

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Sunday, June 19, 2016
This past weekend was incredible for Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu & Mixed Martial Arts! Friday night saw the Fight To Win Pro 6 Jiu Jitsu event in Dallas, TX featuring one of our Lovato Jiu Jitsu Purple belts, Zach Coffee making his pro debut as well as Professor Rafael Lovato Jr a read more »

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 »

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