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Team Lovato BJJ Competes At IBJJF Master World Championship

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, August 28, 2017
Another incredible week has come to an end at the IBJJF Master World Championship in Las Vegas, Nevada. We had many competitors come together from all over the Lovato Jiu Jitsu Association to represent our martial arts family on one of the biggest stages for our sport. We at Lovato's School of  read more »

OKC BJJ Team Lovato Purple Belt Dominates at IBJJF No Gi Worlds

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Sunday, November 08, 2015
This past weekend we had two groups of Team Lovato warriors competing, one group led by Professor Rafael Lovato Jr traveled to Houston, TX to compete at the UAEJJ Abu Dhabi Pro Trials (check out our other article to learn about the results of this tournament) & the other led by newly promote 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 »

Team Lovato OKC BJJ Brown Belt Earns the Silver Medal at ADCC World Championships

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Sunday, August 30, 2015
*Pictured above: Jared Dopp receiving the 2nd Place trophy in the +99kg division at ADCC Sao Paulo What an incredible weekend displaying the highest levels of submission grappling, the ADCC competition in Sao Paulo has finally come to an end. We are so very proud of all our Team read more »

BJJ Black Belt Braulio Estima Inverted Triangle & Kimura Seminar at Lovato BJJ MMA in OKC

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Saturday, August 15, 2015
We at Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu & Mixed Martial Arts are always focused on being able to teach & give the highest levels of knowledge to our students. Today was an incredible day for our school in Oklahoma City, OK as we were able to host Professor Braulio Estima & have  read more »

Team Lovato Competes in 2014 Master World Championship IBJJF

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Saturday, November 08, 2014
The 2014 Master World Championships has come to an end. Team Lovato left OKC in force and fought with technique & character; we are very proud. The final results are as follows: Brown Belts: Coach Jesse Sunderman- Silver Coach Shiloh Roberts- double Bronze B read more »

Jared Dopp from OKC wins Silver in Purple Belt Worlds BJJ

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Jared Dopp of Lovato's Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in Oklahoma City, took the silver medal in the Purple Super Heavyweight division for the 2nd year in a row, winning 3 matches by submission and 1 match by decision, 12-0. He lost a hard fought match in the finals 4-2. You can lear read more »

Watch Team Lovato at the 2013 Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu World Championship!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Thursday, May 30, 2013
Team Lovato just wrapped up training camp for the 2013 Worlds and are on their way to Long Beach to make history! Don't miss out on all the action. Watch all the members of Team Lovato compete at (  read more »

Rafael Lovato Jr & Justin Rader 2011 No-Gi Worlds Highlight Video!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, December 27, 2011
In 2010 Rafael Lovato Jr & Justin Rader made history by being the first American blackbelt student and teacher duo to have won the no-gi Worlds of brazilian jiu jitsu. In the 2011 No-Gi Worlds they made history again. Rafael Lovato Jr won his weight division and this time Justin Rader came i read more »

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