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OKC BJJ Black Belt Victorious At Bellator 181

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, July 17, 2017
Fight Night in Thackerville, Oklahoma for Bellator 181 at the Winstar World Casino & Resort where Professor Rafael Lovato Jr returned to the cage against a seasoned opponent in 5 year veteran Mike Rhodes. Professor Lovato Jr took to training with legends Andre Dida, Mauricio Veio, & Wan read more »

OKC Based BJJ Black Belt Dominates at Respect 3 Pro Jiu Jitsu Event

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, May 23, 2016
Our very own Professor Rafael Lovato Jr took to the mats in his first appearance in the gi for the 2016 year as the Main Event Super Fight for the Respect 3 Pro Jiu Jitsu event held in St. Louis, MO! Coming off his No Gi Super Fight at Fight To Win Pro & the Legacy FC Middle Weight title fig read more »

OKC Based BJJ Black Belts Rafael Lovato Jr & Justin Rader Victorious at Legacy FC 54

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, April 25, 2016
*Pictured above: Professor Rafael Lovato Jr (Legacy FC Middle Weight Champion) with his father Rafael Lovato Sr, Professor Justin Rader, MMA & Muay Thai coach Mauricio Veio, as well as his Strength & Conditioning coach Luke Tirey We had such an phenomenal experience this read more »

OKC Based BJJ Black & Brown Belts Dominate at Fight To Win Pro 3

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Friday, March 04, 2016
*Pictured above: Professor Rafael Lovato Jr with his guillotine submission victory at the F2W Pro 3 Main Event (Photo credit: Mike Climbas Photography ( ) The Fight To Win Pro 3 ( event in Austin, Texas was an incredible show from beg read more »

OKC Based BJJ Black Belt Rafael Lovato Jr Wins 2nd Pro MMA Fight at Legacy FC 46

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Friday, October 02, 2015
*Pictured above: Professor Lovato moments after his submission victory at Legacy FC 46, photo credit: Mike Calimbas Photography An incredible weekend here in Allen, TX for Legacy FC 46 where Professor Rafael Lovato Jr saw his second Pro MMA fight against Kevin Holland. The fight lasted  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 Professor Lovato Jr. Metamoris Pro Countdown Video

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, June 04, 2013
This Sunday, June 9th, Metamoris ( will hold their second event ever at 4:00 p.m. Pacific Time. BJJ ( World Champion Rafael Lovato Jr. ( was invited to compete once again, this time against fellow World Champ read more »

Watch Rafael's New I Make History BJJ Highlight Video!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Friday, May 24, 2013
A new highlight video of Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu & Mixed Martial Arts' head instructor, Professor Rafael Lovato Jr. was just released! This highlight follows Rafael's career since he was a just a child and leads up to his most recent victory at the Brazilian Nationals, where  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 Highlight Video from the 2012 IBJJF Pan Jiu-Jitsu Championships!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Friday, May 11, 2012
Check out this awesome highlight video of Team Lovato from the 2012 IBJJF Pan Jiu-Jitsu Championships! Team Lovato left the competition with 7 medals in what was the largest Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu tournament in history. Click to read the report about Team Lovato's performance at the Pan (http://okb read more »

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When I first walked in the doors of Lovato’s, I intended to learn Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and get in better shape. What I have actually received is so much more. I posses a confidence, comradeship, and pride that can only come from achieving something difficult. This success is the child of the L... read more
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