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Rafael Lovato Jr Performs the UFC Submission of the Night!

Lovato Jiu-Jitsu - Thursday, December 02, 2010
From Rafael Lovato Jr's Martial Arts ( Blog ( Less than two weeks ago was UFC 123 Rampage vs Machida (, and if you watche read more »

Tribute to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Wednesday, November 24, 2010
Check out this awesome video which pays tribute to the beautiful art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu! In the video you can see clips of Rafael Lovato Jr., as well as Saulo & Xande Ribeiro.  read more »

Lovato Jiu Jitsu Featured in The Oklahoma Daily

Lovato Jiu-Jitsu - Friday, November 19, 2010
( Ryan Gerbosi Friday, November 19, 2010 Justin Rader, health science graduate student, knows what it takes to succeed. He has a bachelor’s in health and exercise science from  read more »

Rafael visits Oregon and hands out new belts

Lovato Jiu-Jitsu - Monday, November 15, 2010
Rafael Lovato Jr has been in Oregon since the No-Gi World Championships on Nov. 7th. He started his week by visiting the team in Oregon; James Puopolo (, Ben Baxter ( read more »

Rafael Lovato Jr Featured on GracieMag!

Lovato Jiu-Jitsu - Friday, November 12, 2010
Head Instructor and owner of Lovato's Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Rafael Lovato Jr ( was featured on ( From GracieMag: Rafael Lavato, a Saulo and Xande Ribeiro team black belt, overcame heavyweight opponents read more »

Gracie Magazine Article about Rafael Jr. & Rader!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, November 09, 2010
Gracie Magazine wrote a nice article about the special accomplishments of Rafael Lovato Jr. and Justin Rader at the 2010 No-Gi World Championships last weekend. You can read the article here ( read more »

2010 IBJJF No-Gi World Championships

Lovato Jiu-Jitsu - Monday, November 08, 2010
This past weekend in Long Beach, CA a group of the Lovato Jiu Jitsu team ( competed in the 2010 No-Gi World Championships ( The team has been training very hard leading up to this tou 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 »

October Belt Promotions at Lovato's

Lovato Jiu-Jitsu - Sunday, October 31, 2010
This past week saw a lot of students ( earn new belts at Lovato's. After a long hard day of testing, Abby Dressler, Dalton Loafman, Austin Shroyer, Kevin Turcios, Long Nguyen, Robert Bebout, Brad Trent, and Brandon Crumm all earned their blue belts. All of these stu read more »

James Head victorious at Bricktown Brawl (MMA) Video

Lovato Jiu-Jitsu - Sunday, October 31, 2010
Here is a video of Lovato Jiu Jitsu purple belt and striking ( instructor, James Head ( at his last fight. This mixed martial arts ( bout was held on June 25th, 2010 at the Bricktown Braw read more »

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