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UFC Muay Thai Coach Mark Beecher Teaching at Lovatos OKC

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, January 13, 2014
World renown Muay Thai (http://okbjj.com/MuayThai.htm) coach, Kru Mark "The Hyena" Beecher, is no stranger to Lovato's Mixed Martial Arts (http://okbjj.com/MMA.htm) in OKC. Kru Mark actually began his martial arts training at Lovato's over 15 years ago and found his life passion in Muay  read more »

UFC TUF Winner Chris Holdsworth Talks Training at Lovato's MMA OKC

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, December 02, 2013
The Ultimate Fighter (http://www.ufc.com/tuf/) winner and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt, Chris Holdsworth spent some time training at Lovato's Mixed Martial Arts (http://okbjj.com/MMA.htm) in OKC recently. Chris just won the TUF finale this past Saturday while being on Miesha Tate's team and w read more »

Mark Beecher, UFC Muay Thai Coach, Returns To His Roots Lovato's At BJJ and MMA OKC

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, October 14, 2013
It's always good to see former students prosper, Mark "the Hyena" Beecher, is one of those students. Beecher started his mixed martial arts (http://okbjj.com/MMA.htm) education with Professor Rafael Lovato Sr. and has since spent his time traveling the world to study the art of Muay Thai. He h read more »

Former UFC Fighter and ADCC Champion, Vinny Magalhaes, Training at Lovato's BJJ OKC

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Wednesday, October 02, 2013
You might recognize Vinny Magalhaes (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Vinny-Magalhaes/187992415869) from his time on The Ultimate Fighter (http://www.ufc.com/tuf/) or while he was fighting for the UFC (http://www.ufc.com). Vinny is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt and is the 2011 ADCC champion in read more »

Current UFC TUF Contestant, Chris Holdsworth, Training at Lovato's MMA OKC

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Wednesday, October 02, 2013
Chris Holdsworth (https://www.facebook.com/chrisholdsworthmma) is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (http://okbjj.com/BrazilianJiuJitsu.htm) Black Belt and current member of Team Miesha Tate on the UFC (http://www.ufc.com)'s The Ultimate Fighter (http://www.ufc.com/tuf/fighter/Chris-Holdsworth). Holds read more »

James Head Represents Mixed Martial Arts in Oklahoma City at UFC 159!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Team Lovato mixed martial artist, James Head, will be stepping into the octagon for the fifth time on April 27th to face Nick Catone. James will put his 9-3 record on the line at UFC 159 (http://www.ufc.com), which is headlined by Jon Jones vs Chael Sonnen fighting for the light heavyweight cha read more »

Team Lovato OKC MMA Fighter, James Head, returns to UFC tonight!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Lovato Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Purple Belt and Oklahoma City's top Mixed Martial Arts fighter, James Head, is set to face Mike Pyle at the Ultimate Fighter Finale tonight!. This will be James' 3rd fight in the UFC this year and he is looking to keep his undefeated streak at welterwei read more »

Awesome week of Muay Thai and MMA Training with Professor Mauricio of Evolucao Thai!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Thursday, August 02, 2012
Trainer of champions and creator of Evolucao Thai, Professor Mauricio Veio, once again visited Oklahoma City to teach and train at Lovato's School of BJJ & MMA. Professor Mauricio is a Muay Thai Black Belt from the famous Chute Boxe team in Brazil and he is the creator of the Evoluca read more »

James Head Earns His 2nd Victory in the UFC!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Lovato Jiu-Jitsu Purple Belt and MMA standout, James Head, earned his 2nd victory inside the UFC Octagon last weekend, defeating undefeated UFC fighter, Brian Ebersole, by unanimous decision! Ebersole owns 50 victory to his name and was on a 4 fight winning streak inside the UFC, but Jam read more »

James Head's Next UFC Fight Announced!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Sunday, May 27, 2012
After defeating Papy Abedi by first round submission in his last UFC appearance, Team Lovato MMA fighter, James Head, will now face Claude Patrick at UFC 149 in Alberta, Canada. This will be James' 2nd fight at Welterweight, where he is looking to continue to climb the UFC ladder. Go Jam read more »


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