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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 »

Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu & MMA Voted Best Martial Arts Training in Oklahoma City

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Friday, March 11, 2016
*Pictured above: Lovato's BJJ & MMA's award for Best Martial Arts Training in Oklahoma City 2016 Some exciting news just came in this week as Lovato's School of BJJ & MMA has been recognized as OKC's number one Martial Arts School, voted the Best Martial Arts Training in Oklaho read more »

OKC BJJ Team Lovato and Ribeiro Jiu Jitsu Dominates IBJJF Master Worlds

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Saturday, September 26, 2015
*Pictured above: Ribeiro Jiu Jitsu with both the Male & Female Team Titles, photo credit: Victor Cantu Photography Our great news keeps on coming, as we have just gotten the final results from the IBJJF Master Worlds! We had several students take the challenge to compete in Las Vega read more »


Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, July 14, 2015
*Pictured above, dubbed "The Four Horsemen" Sensei Xande, Professor Lovato Jr, Professor Rader, & Jared Dopp will compete at ADCC Sau Paulo. Photo credit: Victor Cantu Photography You may or may not have heard the news but looking to take the gold in Sao Paulo, Brasil on August 29th read more »

OKC Based BJJ Black Belt Wins Double Gold in Brazil

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Thursday, June 25, 2015
After coming off of a nine month injury, Professor Rafael Lovato Jr decided to step back on the mats not only get back into his competition mode but to kick off his ADCC training camp. What better place for him to do that than in Brazil where he will be looking to take gold at this year's ADCC.  read more »

Xande Ribeiro Visits Lovatos OKC BJJ for Metamoris Camp & Teaches Seminar

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Saturday, May 02, 2015
*Pictured above Sensei Xande Ribeiro at Lovato's BJJ & MMA teaching a side control escape seminar Sensei Xande Ribeiro is back on the mats in Oklahoma City, this time to end his training camp with Professor Rafael Lovato Jr, Professor Justin Rader, Jared Dopp, & the rest of the  read more »

New Year Sign Up Special at Lovatos MMA in OKC

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Saturday, January 03, 2015
A new year means a new set of goals! Whether those goals are to lose weight, enroll your child or children in martial arts, learn self defense, or just have fun in a proactive environment Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts has the tools to help you achieve each and eve read more »

OKC BJJ Instructor Makes Top 10 All Time Heavyweight Fighters

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Friday, June 13, 2014
OKC BJJ ( Instructor Makes Top 10 All Time Heavyweight Fighters List. Professor Rafael Lovato Jr is ranked number 7 on the All Time Heavyweight BJJ Fighters. This list includes fellow University of Jiu Jitsu ( Heavyweights Sens read more »

Video of BJJ Legend, Master Saulo Ribeiro Teaching & Training at Lovato's!!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, January 16, 2012
Check out this awesome video of 6x World Champion, 2x ADCC Champion, No-Gi World Champion, & author of Jiu-Jitsu University, Master Saulo Ribeiro, teaching and training at Lovato's BJJ! Saulo Ribeiro is one of most decorated Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Grappling Champions of all times and it is read more »

Saulo Ribeiro Seminar at Lovato's was a Huge Sucess!!!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Thursday, November 17, 2011
Last week one of the most legendary brazilian jiu jitsu fighters in the World today stopped by his number one affiliate academy in Oklahoma, Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and MMA. Needless to say the seminar was a smashing sucess, full of incredible information on all fronts of bjj read more »

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