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OKC Based BJJ Black Belt Triumphant at Legacy Fighting Alliance 15

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, July 03, 2017
Fight night in Shawnee, Oklahoma as Professor Justin Rader entered the cage at the Firelake Grand Casino for Legacy Fighting Alliance 15. Looking to improve his Pro MMA record (*now, 6-2), Professor Rader had an amazing display of heart as he battled through three 5 minute rounds with a very ga read more »

Team Lovato Dominates AGF OKC Open 2017

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, March 06, 2017
*Pictured Above: Professor Justin Rader; Coaches Dylan, Dominique, & Kyle accepting the Overall Team Title Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu & Mixed Martial Arts had an incredible showing from both our Little & Teen Warriors as well as our Adult jiu jitsu program. Our L read more »

Team Lovato Represents at IBJJF Dallas Open 2016

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, September 19, 2016
*Pictured above: Zach C (Top L), Dallas N (Bottom L), Dylan N (Top R), Von Wood (Middle R), & Tyler E (Bottom R) It's that time of year for the IBJJF Dallas Open, & this year we had several competitors make the journey to test themselves. We would like to recognize all our warri read more »

Lovato BJJ MMA Team Victorious at F2W Pro 11 in OKC

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Sunday, September 11, 2016
*Pictured Above: Our Team Lovato Jiu Jitsu Warriors for Fight To Win Pro 11 in OKC, OK Fight To Win Promotions has been on a tear this year bringing Professional level Jiu Jitsu to the biggest cities across the nation. Luckily, they had chosen our hometown of Oklahoma City, OK to host t read more »

OKC BJJ Black Belt Triumphant at F2W Pro 7 in Denver CO

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Saturday, July 16, 2016
Team Lovato had such an unbelievable weekend, focusing mainly on Professor Rafael Lovato Jr's huge victory in the Main Event Super Fight at the Fight To Win Pro Jiu Jitsu 7 event located in Denver, Colorado where he defended his F2W Light Heavy Weight No Gi title against the very game Brazilian  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 »

Team Lovato OKC BJJ Blue Belt Competes at IBJJF Chicago Open 2016

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, April 04, 2016
*Pictured above: Dylan Nguyen - Silver Medal - Adult Blue Rooster Weight @ IBJJF Chicago Open 2016 Another great example of our students taking competition seriously as we had one of our very own Lovato Jiu Jitsu blue belts take to the journey to Chicago, IL to compete. We would read more »

Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu & MMA Voted Best Martial Arts Training in Oklahoma City

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Friday, March 11, 2016
*Pictured above: Lovato's BJJ & MMA's award for Best Martial Arts Training in Oklahoma City 2016 Some exciting news just came in this week as Lovato's School of BJJ & MMA has been recognized as OKC's number one Martial Arts School, voted the Best Martial Arts Training in Oklaho read more »

Team Lovato OKC BJJ Dominates UAE JJ Abu Dhabi Pro Trials in Houston TX

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Sunday, November 08, 2015
*Pictured above: Professor Rafael Lovato Jr with our Team Lovato competitors at the UAE JJ Abu Dhabi Pro Trials in Houston, TX As many of you may know, we had two groups of competitors representing Team Lovato & Ribeiro Jiu Jitsu this past weekend. One group traveled to California t read more »

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