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Team Lovato BJJ Competes at IBJJF Dallas Spring Open 2017

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, May 01, 2017
Pictured above: Professor(s) Rafael Lovato Jr, Jared Dopp, Shiloh Roberts, Eddie Saenz, Brad Nico, Paul Coffee, & team The IBJJF Dallas Spring Open was an amazing tournament that saw many of our Lovato Jiu Jitsu competitors. With a total of 25 competitors, we were able to bring h read more »

Team Lovato Represents At F2WPro 28 in OKC

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, March 27, 2017
*Pictured Above: Team Lovato celebrating F2W Pro 28, AGF Team Title, & Pro MMA Victories Fight To Win Promotions has come back to Oklahoma City with F2W Pro 28, & it was inevitable that our Team Lovato warriors would be representing on the big stage! We had an amazing  read more »

Lovato OKC Adult BJJ December Belt Testing & Promotions

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, December 12, 2016
*Left: Paul Coffey & Gabe Campbell (LJJA Black Belts), R (top to bottom): Ty Brookover (LJJ Blue Belt), Luke Tirey (LJJ Blue Belt), Jose Roman (LJJ Purple Belt, & Robbie Walsh (LJJA Brown Belt) With the end of the year comes our last Adult BJJ Belt testing. We at Lovato's Sc read more »

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 »

Team Lovato OKC BJJ Belt Promotions For August 2016

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Saturday, August 06, 2016
*Pictured above: Prof Rafael Lovato Jr, Prof Justin Rader, Prof Shiloh Roberts, & Coaches (John, Bobby, & Tyler) with our newly promoted LovatoJJ students Such an incredible day here at Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu & Mixed Martial Arts! We've just had another very  read more »

Team Lovato OKC BJJ Promotes 4 New Blue Belts

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Saturday, October 31, 2015
For our last Adult BJJ belt testing of the year, it was also our last Blue Belt testing for the year, & Lovato's School of BJJ & MMA are proud to announce the addition of 4 new Lovato Jiu Jitsu blue belts! It was a very incredible day of solid technique & heart displayed by everyone  read more »

OKC Team Lovato Promotes 3 New BJJ Black Belts

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, October 06, 2015
An incredible event took place last night on the mats at Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu & Mixed Martial Arts. The evening started with an All Ranks BJJ class ran by Professor Rafael Lovato Jr. We had all our mat spaces packed with students coming to learn the amazing techniques taugh 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 »

OKC BJJ Team Lovato Takes On IBJJF Houston Open

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, February 10, 2015
We at Lovato's School of BJJ & MMA are so proud of our team's performance last weekend at the Houston Open! Here is a list of individual results for our team, with 27 competitors, we took home 30 medals! Jaison Poole - Bronze White Belt Jeff Roden - Bronze White Belt Nathan Smith - B read more »

Lovato's BJJ OKC Master and Seniors Worlds 2013 Results

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Wednesday, October 09, 2013
The Lovato Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Team from OKC ( had 6 competitors represent at the IBJJF ( Master and Seniors Worlds this year and they left with 3 medals! Professor Rafael Lovato Sr. was able to bring home the bronze medal in his Black  read more »

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