Subscribe via RSS

News and Announcements

Oklahoma City Jiu Jitsu gears up for IBJJF Dallas Open

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, September 09, 2014
Team Lovato is wrapping up training for the 2014 IBJJF Dallas Open on Saturday, September 13th. Our athletes here at Lovato's BJJ in Oklahoma City have trained hard and are ready for the challenge. Here is a Highlight video of our Oklahoma City Jiu Jitsu team in action.  read more »

OKC BJJ & Grappling Team Lovato Highlight from Five Texas

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Thursday, September 04, 2014
As Team Lovato begins to gear up for another trip to the Five Grappling Tournament in Texas, here is a highlight video of the last time we competed at Five Grappling. You can join Team Lovato and learn from Professor Justin Rader, Professor Lovato Jr. and the other World Class ins read more »

Youth Martial Arts team wins BJJ GI and No Gi Titles

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, August 25, 2014
Team Lovato's Children and Teen Program ( of Lovato's Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma are the 2014 American Grappling Federation ( Oklahoma City Open Jiu-Jitsu Kids Gi and No Gi Champio read more »

Legacy signs BJJ World Champions and Instructors, Lovato Jr and Rader

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Thursday, July 10, 2014
Legacy Fighting Championship is proud to announce the signings of world champion Brazilian Jiu Jitsu competitors Rafael Lovato Jr. and Justin Rader. Based out of Oklahoma and widely considered the best American-born BJJ competitor, Rafael has won multiple world championships and is the 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 »

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 »

Team Lovato kids Jiu-Jitsu from Oklahoma City rocks the AGF Tournament

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Thursday, June 12, 2014
Team Lovato's Children and Teen Program ( of Lovato's Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma are the 2014 American Grappling Federation ( Dallas Open Jiu-Jitsu Team Champions!! 2nd in No-Gi too!  read more »

Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and MMA Voted Best of Martial Arts Training in OKC

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Thursday, June 12, 2014
We are very proud to announce that Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu & MMA ( has been voted OKC's number one Martial Arts school for the 4th year in a row! We have now qualified for the Oklahoma City Business Hall of Fame due to our tremendous a read more »

Team Lovato OKC Justin Rader Victorious in MMA Debut

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Thursday, May 01, 2014
Justin Rader wins his Mixed Martial Arts debut with a head and arm choke late in the first round! Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Hyena Muay Thai are proud of the work, dedication and warrior spirit which he carries at all times. Thanks to all the students and fans for comin read more »

Clark Gracie Omoplatas Seminar

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Thursday, April 24, 2014
Professor Clark Gracie visited Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in Oklahoma City, OK on April 21st and 22nd to teach his Omoplata technique. Professor Clark Gracie is world No Gi World Champion Blackbelt in Jiu-Jitsu. Lovato's BJJ in OKC routinely brings in world class ar read more »

RSS Subscribe via RSS

Recent Posts


Instructor Ribeiro competition grappling Shiloh Roberts Nick Foust Fight OnTheMat Grappler's Quest Xtreme Fight Night Bob Barry Jr. Ginastica Natural SRJJA UFC Volunteer Annual Mark Beecher Eddie Kone Edmond Xande" Kayron Gracie Las Vegas Ribeiro Jiu-Jitsu Gerald Harris Hotel S7 Keenan Cornelius James Puopolo Lucas Leite Donation Testimonial Jared Dopp Nate Rob Wood Best kimura Youth Norman Jr training AXS TV magazine Video Team Lovato Shogun iTunes market Bellator Lovato Phil Davis Ultimate Fighting Championships Muay Thai US Martial Arts Hall of Fame Oklahoma Daily Ben Baxter Ceremony Houston Open Saulo Ribeiro kickboxing Worlds St. Louis Tulsa Hard Rock New York Open RJJA Tornado Mauricio Veio Mixed Martial Arts submission wrestling Purple Forrest Griffin Best Submission of 2014 Hurricane Oklahoma dallas Tournament Mauricio Rua Austin Adkins James Head Tulsa OKC Chris Savarese Abu Dhabi Pro Rafael Lovato Sr. seminar one-arm Oregon AXS TV Fights Alexandre " Jiu-Jitsu Johnny Hendricks Chris Holdsworth Braulio Estima Curitiba Open superfight United Way school Team schedule ORBJJ Torque Omoplata Evolucao Thai Tryouts judo Lovato's School of iPhone Oklahoma City Top Ten MMA Belts Master & Senior Worlds Andrew Waldon Recovery heartland Gracie new year Adamson Edmond Outlook texas android banquet 2012 Christmas Zach Lovato's Children technique Casino Zebra Interview King of the Cage Houston Mauricio Amado Nationals US Commerce Association AGF MMA debut Jesse Sunderman Robert Harper Tornado Relief Rafael Hyena Muay Thai Xande Ribeiro Gracie Mag Dallas Niles disabled grappler Victor Estima Muskogee world championships Promotion Best Submission Bricktown Brawl Brazil 2011 World Jiu-Jitsu Expo Robert Bebout Ginastica testing Blue Reunion kids Chute Boxe European Open 2013 Anti-Bullying The Fightworks Podcast Johannes Wieth Ultimate Absolute NYC 2015 Andre Dida Jared Hess Kize Concepts Pro MMA debut NAGA Brazilian Nationals Darragh O'Conaill No-Gi Rafael Lovato Jr. highlight Steve Maxwell Europe Pro Division Herb Dean holiday martial arts The Ultimate Fighter Brasileiro special 2014 Jiu-Jitsu Magazine Maxbells Instructional Travis Serna Black Belt Dallas Open boxing Moore StriKing National Tournament Justin Rader Bobby Mayhew App Jeff Glover closed Midwest Submission Challenge TUF bjj Matt Jubera awards Vinny Magalhaes ADCC Pan Ams Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Josh Rosenthal IBJJF Nick Diaz Metamoris Expanding Smoke & Guns Kettlebell


Children's Classes


Our new Warriors program is exclusively for kids and helps your child build self confidence while developing their physical and mental strength.

Learn more about our martial arts for kids. »

30 Day free trial


Being an active student of Lovato’s has been a self-rewarding experience. The instruction I have received has been nothing less than superior. Lovato’s always provides a positive environment to train in. The facility provides a clean, comfortable environment with contemporary equipment. ... read more
Cody Brewer
Former Professional Bull Rider