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Cool Graciemag article on Professor Rafael Lovato Jr!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Thursday, November 17, 2011
Graciemag has long been the top monthly publication of brazilian jiu jitsu and professor Rafael Lovato Jr has been the source of many articles over the years, check out the latest one featuring our awesome professor commenting on his second No Gi World Championship title. RAFAEL LOVATO  read more »

2011 ADCC Results

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Sunday, October 02, 2011
The ADCC has come and gone with some exceptional performances especially from Professor Rafael Lovato Jr who sustained an injury to his leg in the tournament and went ahead and fought valiently for 3rd place reguardless of the pain. Professor Rafael was one of only 4 Americans who qua read more »

Watch Professors Lovato Jr and Justin Rader compete this week in England!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Wednesday, September 21, 2011
This week in England is a special week, it is the 2011 installment of the ADCC which happens to be the absolute most prestigious submission wrestling tournament in the entire World with the top grapplers in the World fighting only through earning a spot through one of the trial  read more »

Rafael Lovato Jr. & Justin Rader ADCC Interview

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Thursday, September 15, 2011
Check out this great interview ( with Professors Rafael Lovato Jr. and Justin Rader as they head to the UK next week for the 2011 ADCC Submission Wres read more »

Incredible Xande Seminar and ADCC Prep

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Wednesday, September 14, 2011
The past week at Lovato's was spent with one of the most incredible legends of brazilian jiu jitsu, Xande Ribeiro. Xande came down for two reasons, first off to teach all the students at Lovato's some incredible jiu jitsu! Xande has such a powerful and simplistic style of classi read more »

Xande Ribeiro will be back and teaching a class at Lovato's for 1 day only Sept 10th!!!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Wednesday, August 31, 2011
Multiple time World Champion, ADCC Champion, and one of the most accomplished competitors to have ever lived, Xande Ribeiro, will be back and teaching a class at Lovato's for 1 day only!!!! Sat, Sept 10th from 11am- 1pm Xande will be showing us a ton of great techniques from his powerful Jiu- read more »

Check out Rafael Lovato Jr.'s new website!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, June 21, 2011
The leader of Lovato's School of Brazilian JIu-Jitsu and MMA, Rafael Lovato Jr., has revamped his website and it looks great! You can follow Rafael's career as well as stay updated on all of his competitions, seminars, products, and travels at (! read more »

Follow our Team Lovato Blog!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, June 20, 2011
Get more news about all of the great things happening at Lovato's School of Brazilian JIu-Jitsu and MMA by following our Team Lovato blog at (! read more »

Team Lovato BJJ World Championship Results!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, June 07, 2011
After a long weekend at the Pyramid in Long Beach, Team Lovato left the World Championships with 3 medals and having won more than 30 matches in the toughest BJJ tournament on the planet. Several members of Team Lovato lost just short of the medal rounds, but still had great performances  read more »

Video of Team Lovato preparing for the BJJ World Championships and UFC!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Thursday, June 02, 2011
Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts was very busy in May! Team Lovato prepared it's largest team ever for the 2011 BJJ World Championships on June 2nd-5th in Long Beach, California and Team Lovato MMA standout, James Head, prepared for his UFC debut set to take place at read more »

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