Subscribe via RSS

News and Announcements

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 »

FloGrappling Names OKC Based BJJ Black Belt Americas Most Successful of All Time

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Friday, June 03, 2016
Our friends at FloGrappling ( have compiled an article discussing several names that could be considered for the title of America's Most Successful Black Belt of All Time. The list included the likes of UFC fighter BJ Penn, Bill Cooper, Robert Drysdale, & of cour read more »

Team Lovato MMA OKC Blue Belt Victorious At Rage In The Cage

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Sunday, May 08, 2016
An incredible night took place at Kickapoo Casino in Harrah, OK for Rage In The Cage MMA event! Our very own Aaron McKenzie had his second Pro MMA fight against a very game opponent. Aaron dominated from beginning to end, finishing the fight in the second round via TKO from the mount position! H 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 »

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 Black Belt Lovato Jr Fight Week Promo for Legacy FC 54 Middle Weight Title

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, April 18, 2016
We are finally into the final week, aka FIGHT WEEK, with Legacy Fighting Championships 54 going down this Friday night at the Hard Rock Casino in Tulsa, Oklahoma! Professor Rafael Lovato Jr is looking sharp, focused, & ready to go to war with the very game Marcelo Nunes for the Legacy Middle 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 Kids BJJ Team Victorious at Local Tournament

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Saturday, March 05, 2016
*Pictured above: Professor Justin Rader with Coaches Austin Adkins & Tyler Elerick for the 1st Place Kids Gi & No Gi Titles at the AGF OKC Open Lovato Jiu Jitsu was in full force this weekend at the American Grappling Federation Oklahoma City Open! Saturday was a full da 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 »

Team Lovato BJJ Black Belt Zach Adamson Victorious at Metro Invitational Super Fight

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Saturday, February 06, 2016
*Pictured above: Professor Zach Adamson with the victory at the Metro Invitational Super Fight against Samir Chantre Our good news for the beginning of the year doesn't stop with the amazing results at the IBJJF Atlanta Open, but one of our Lovato Jiu Jitsu Association Black Bel read more »

RSS Subscribe via RSS

Recent Posts


Rafael Lovato Jr. Interview New Breed Atlanta awards ADCC Best Jeff Glover Legacy Fighting Championships Oklahoma City Brown The Ultimate Fighter PMA yoga Performance Martial Arts Instructional judo Alexandre " Atlanta Open Volunteer Nick Foust ADCC trials Ben Baxter RJJA KOP 53 Ginastica Chris Savarese texas Zebra superfight Maxbells Trigger KO Edmond Outlook Mauricio Amado kids Keenan Cornelius UFC Samir Chantre Eddie Kone Testimonial AXS TV Jared Hess Omoplata Europa Best Submission of 2014 Braulio Estima Purple Oklahoma ExciteFight MMA world championships Austin, TX Garland Gerald Harris Jesse Sunderman American National Austin Adkins Dallas Open Robert Bebout S7 Ultimate Fighting Championships Hotel Casino KnockOut Promotions Vinny Magalhaes Lovato's School of LJJA Tulsa Hard Rock 2014 F2W Pro 11 New York Open Lovato Shawnee World Jiu-Jitsu Expo Herb Dean Pro MMA heartland Brasileiro market submission wrestling No Gi World Championship Xtreme Fight Night Bricktown Brawl one-arm Midwest Submission Challenge Zach Justin Rader Mark Beecher Metro Invitational Grappler's Quest Dallas Niles Andre Dida ORBJJ kickboxing App Green Strength F2W Pro 19 Ribeiro Jiu-Jitsu Houston NAGA Adamson Bros BJJ Saulo Ribeiro Gracie Mag testing Shiloh Roberts Metamoris SKBJJ City Beat News Team Lovato 2011 Ribeiro Jiu Jitsu Oklahoma Amanda Graves training Kickapoo Casino Bobby Mayhew Kayron Gracie Lucas Leite No-Gi 2017 Cox Convention Center Xande" Moore Pro Jiu Jitsu Tyler Elerick 2013 Legacy 54 kimura UAE Jiu Jitsu Black Belt Pro MMA debut Matt Jubera Rafael Lovato Sr. Travis Serna highlight US Martial Arts Hall of Fame schedule iTunes Master & Senior Worlds android Legacy FC 62 2012 Fight Shogun Tornado Relief customer service AXS TV Fights Vinny Saenz grappling Recovery Fight To Win MMA debut St. Louis charity Jr Tornado 2016 Worlds Torque Nationals James Puopolo Smoke & Guns Houston Open Kingdom Jiu Jitsu dallas Brian Picklo Firelake Grand Casino Annual Kize Concepts Belts Josh Rosenthal Oklahoma Daily IBJJF Spectrum Award banquet Christmas James Head Oregon Rome Harris Lightweight No Gi Champion Instructor Pro Division bjj Nate StriKing National Tournament Lovato Jiu Jitsu Association WinStar World Casino Firelake Grand Arena Tanner Rice boxing Zach Coffee school Kettlebell Gracie Muay Thai Jiu-Jitsu Harrah holiday Brazilian Nationals magazine Mauricio Rua Helsinki Bellator 181 Expanding Legacy FC 46 fitness Ceremony New York New York City, NYC Curitiba Open OnTheMat health 2015 Muskogee Inverted Triangle American National Championship Ginastica Natural AGF Victor Estima Dominique Brooks Blue Pan Ams Tournament Darragh O'Conaill Bellator Children Brazil The Criterion WinStar World Casino & Restort Tryouts Forrest Griffin Zach Adamson Chris Holdsworth Team Edmond F2W Pro 3 Xande Ribeiro seminar special Top Ten King of the Cage Tarsis Humphreys Legacy 62 F2W Pro 35 Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Austin Shroyer Luke Tirey Andrew Waldon Promotion Hyena Muay Thai The Fightworks Podcast Jared Dopp European Open John McCowen SRJJA Youth Super Fight Hurricane Chute Boxe UAEJJF Dylan Nguyen Anti-Bullying flexibility Bob Barry Jr. flograppling Mauricio Veio Eddie Saenz US Commerce Association Jiu-Jitsu Magazine technique Robert Harper Norman disabled grappler Nick Diaz Salem Kizer BJJ Academy Tulsa Rage In The Cage Strength & Conditioning Johnny Hendricks Ribeiro Evolucao Thai MMA Legacy FC Mixed Martial Arts charity event Steve Maxwell competition Donation Johannes Wieth Best Submission Reunion NY Pro Trials Finland Adamson Ultimate Absolute NYC iPhone United Way martial arts Lovato Jiu Jitsu OKC Abu Dhabi Pro Aaron McKenzie new year Oklahoma Wresting Academy Las Vegas Rob Wood TUF Europe Legacy Video Phil Davis Seaside Rafael closed Lovato's


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


At Lovato’s Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, I like the fact that the instructors and students compete in numerous national and international competitions. Through their experiences, they are able to pass along technical knowledge that is both practical and effective.... read more
Bobby Dhimmar
Physical Therapist / Certified Athletic Trainer