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Professor Rafael Lovato Jr. Inducted into the US Martial Arts Hall of Fame!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Thursday, July 26, 2012
Professor Rafael receiving his induction into the US Martial Arts Hall of Fame! Lovato's School of BJJ & MMA head instructor, Professor Rafael Lovato Jr., was inducted into the U.S. Martial Arts Hall of Fame in St. Louis, Missouri on July 21st. Once a year, some of the bi read more »

Professor Rafael Lovato Jr. Launches First Instructional Series!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Screen shot of Professor Rafael's new digital instructional series The long heavily anticipated wait for an instructional series from Professor Rafael Lovato Jr. is finally over! The Gi & No-Gi Black Belt World Champion will be sharing all of his competition test read more »

Team Lovato Brings Home Hardware from the World BJJ Championships!!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Wednesday, June 06, 2012
Professor Rafael Lovato Jr. with the victory! The 2012 Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu World Championship was the largest World Championship to date, with over 2,600 competitors from all around the World competing for the most prestigious title in BJJ over the course of 4 days! Team Lov read more »

Team Lovato headed to the 2012 BJJ World Championships!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, May 29, 2012
The 2012 World BJJ Championships ( start this Thursday at the Pyramid, in Long Beach, California, and Team Lovato has been hard at work training for the biggest event of the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu season! In the video above, you can get an inside peak at just ho read more »

Professor Rafael Lovato Jr. Wins at World Jiu-Jitsu Expo!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Wednesday, May 16, 2012
In a tight and very technical match, Professor Rafael Lovato Jr. was victorious over Lucas Leite by a score of 2-0 in their super fight at the very first World Jiu-Jitsu Expo! This was the first time the two top competitors, who both happen to be Gi & No-Gi Black Belt World Champion read more »

Watch Professor Rafael Lovato Jr. Compete Live at the World Jiu-Jitsu Expo!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Friday, May 11, 2012
Originally slated to face Kayron Gracie, Professor Rafael Lovato Jr. will now face former World Champion, Lucas Leite, after Kayron Gracie was forced to pull out due to injury. Professor Rafael Lovato Jr. is very happy to have this opportunity to compete at the very first World  read more »

Professor Rafael Lovato Jr. Set to Face Young Gracie at Jiu-Jitsu World Expo!!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Sunday, April 29, 2012
The very first World Jiu-Jitsu Expo Event will be held May 12th in Long Beach, California. The event will feature booths of many different BJJ retailers, a tournament, hall of fame ceremonies, and it will be headlined with some big superfight matches. Professor Rafael Lovato Jr. wi read more »

Professor Rafael Lovato Jr. Takes the Bronze Medal at the 2012 World Pro BJJ Championships!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Wednesday, April 18, 2012
For the 2nd year in a row, Professor Rafael stood on the podium at the World Pro BJJ Championships held in Abu Dhabi. Representing his country, Professor Rafael was one of only two Americans who reached the Black Belt podium in an event dominated by Brazilians. Professor Rafael  read more »

Team Lovato at UFC & Abu Dhabi This Week!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Sunday, April 08, 2012
Professor Rafael in action at last year's World Pro Jiu-Jitsu Championships This is a very big week coming up for Team Lovato! The leader of Team Lovato, Professor Rafael Lovato Jr., is on his way to Abu Dhabi, UAE to compete at the World Pro Jiu-Jitsu Championships which st read more »

Team Lovato Heading to the 2012 IBJJF Pan American Championships!!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, March 26, 2012
Starting this Thursday, 14 members of Team Lovato will be competing to become the 2012 Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Pan American Champion! Everyone on Team Lovato has trained very hard for this competition, as it is the largest BJJ competition in the world and one of the most prestigi read more »

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