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Watch Rafael Lovato Jr. win the Abu Dhabi World Pro No-Gi Championships

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Wednesday, April 13, 2011
Check out the 92 kg division finals between, Lovato's head instructor, Rafael Lovato Jr. and Rodolfo Viera, at the Abu Dhabi World Pro No-Gi Championships last weekend. Rodolfo is one of Brazil's rising stars and was the absolute champion at the event. This marks the 3rd World title Rafael Lovato  read more »

Rafael Lovato Jr wins the Abu Dhabi World Pro No-Gi Championships

Lovato Jiu-Jitsu - Sunday, April 10, 2011
Head Instructor of Lovato's Mixed Martial Arts, Rafael Lovato Jr was in Abu Dhabi this past weekend for the Abu Dhabi Pro World No-Gi Championships. Rafael fought very well defeating 3 opponents including the Absolute champion, Rodolfo Viera 4 x 2 and 2010 World Champion, Bernardo Faria. Goo read more »

Rafael Lovato Jr headed to Abu Dhabi for the Professional World Cup

Lovato Jiu-Jitsu - Tuesday, April 05, 2011
Rafael Lovato Jr headed to the Abu Dhabi World Pro Cup Lovato's head instructor is headed to Abu Dhabi to compete in the World Pro Cup. This weekend he will be competing in a no-gi tournament and will stay another week to compete in the Gi tournament. Rafael has trained hard for these competitions 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 »

Lovato's School of BJJ & MMA is Expanding!!!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Saturday, March 26, 2011
We are happy to announce that this summer, Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts will be expanding! Lovato's started off more than 15 years ago in a small facility and a dream to offer the best in Martial Arts training to the Oklahoma City area. Years later, after achieving read more »

Team Lovato has another representative at ADCC!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Saturday, March 12, 2011
The ADCC Submission Wrestling World Championships is the most prestigious grappling event in the world! Every two years, 16 of the best grapplers on the planet come together to battle for the world title in 5 different weight classes. There are only three different ways to get into the tournament, read more »

Rafael Lovato Jr. & Team Lovato featured on Gracie Magazine site!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Wednesday, March 02, 2011
Check out this awesome article ( Gracie Magazine did with Rafael Lovato Jr. about his recent accomplishments in Europe and all the big things going on for Team Lovato! read more »

James Head Victorious over UFC Veteran Gerald "Hurricane" Harris

Lovato Jiu-Jitsu - Saturday, February 26, 2011
Lovato Jiu Jitsu ( Purple Belt and Muay Thai ( ( instructor James Head ( was victorious this past Friday (February 25th, 2011) in his Mixed Martial Arts ( fight against  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 »

New Year Enrollment Special Almost Over!! Save $$$

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Friday, January 28, 2011
Our New Year enrollment special ends this month! For all of you that have thought about learning martial arts, want to get in better shape, or make new friends and become part of something special, now is the time to start. For this month only we are offering a huge discount on enrollmen read more »

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When I started training at Lovato’s School of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, I had no prior grappling or martial arts experience. After playing four years of college baseball, I was tired of the monotony of traditional weight lifting routines. I had no idea what to expect, but I was looking for a high i... read more
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