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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 »

Team Lovato OKC BJJ MMA Dominates at Legacy 62

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Friday, November 11, 2016
*Pictured above: Prof Rafael Lovato Jr, Prof Justin Rader, & Aaron McKenzie post Legacy62 victories What a phenomenal weekend Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu & Mixed Martial Arts has just undergone, this past Friday night Team Lovato MMA had three warriors on the Legacy  read more »

Lovatos School of BJJ & MMA receives Spectrum Award in Customer Service

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Sunday, October 02, 2016
*Pictured above: Spectrum Award provided by City Beat News October is starting off to be an incredible month already as City Beat News has just awarded Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu & Mixed Martial Arts the Spectrum Award For Excellence in Customer Servic read more »

OKC Muay Thai Students Promoted to New Rank

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Friday, July 01, 2016
*Pictured above: Colton Phoenix, Daniel Esquivel, Coach Doug, Chris Reid, & Dashawn Jones It's incredible to see our students just as focused in growing their stand up game as well as their ground game. We at Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu & Mixed Martial Arts would like read more »

OKC Team Lovato MMA Dominate at Smoke & Guns 2016 Charity Event

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, May 02, 2016
*Pictured above: Jesse Sunderman (L) & Austin Shroyer (R) receiving their Smoke & Guns 2016 Champion Belts It's that time of year again for Smoke & Guns to host their annual MMA Charity Event fight of Policemen vs Firefighters in Tulsa, OK. Without a doubt Team Lova 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 »

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 »

Team Lovato Blue Belt Aaron McKenzie Victorious in Pro MMA Debut at ExciteFight

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Saturday, September 26, 2015
In addition to all the great news we've been having, Lovato's School of BJJ & MMA's very own Aaron McKenzie saw his Professional MMA debut September 26th at the Thunderbird Casino hosted by ExciteFight MMA. For those of you who may not know, Aaron came to us already as a mixed martial arts f read more »

OKC Team Lovato MMA Represented at Smoke & Guns 2 Charity Event

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Saturday, April 25, 2015
Smoke & Guns is a non profit organization that holds an annual one night charity MMA & Boxing event that pits the best of Oklahoma's local heroes, firefighters & police officers, to battle in the cage to raise money for the Oklahoma Firefighters Burn Camp & Special Olympics Oklah read more »

OKC Muay Thai Students Earn New Promotions for January

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Saturday, January 31, 2015
Starting off the new year strong, Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts is proud to announce our newly promoted Hyena Muay Thai students with their new ranks. This group of individuals have been consistent in their training, always focused and working hard. N read more »

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