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Justin Rader Interview at Grapplers Quest

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, July 25, 2011
Check out this interview of Lovato Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt, Professor Justin Rader, right after he won the "America's Best Lightweight" Pro Division at the last Grapplers Quest in Las Vegas:  read more »

Justin Rader invited to compete at the 2011 ADCC Submission Wrestling World Championships!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Thursday, July 14, 2011
After an incredible performance last weekend where he was crowned "America's Best Lightweight", Justin Rader, got the attention of the ADCC committee and today he was formally invited to compete at the 2011 ADCC Submission Wrestling World Championships. The ADCC Submission Wrestling World  read more »

Justin Rader crowned "America's Best Lightweight"

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, July 11, 2011
Lovato Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt and Instructor, Justin Rader, has proven once again why he is one of the greatest lightweight grapplers on the Planet! Last weekend Rader headed to Las Vegas to compete in a Professional No-Gi Invitational 4 Man Tournament, hosted by the prestigious Grapplers Qu read more »

Check out Rafael Lovato Jr.'s new website!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, June 21, 2011
The leader of Lovato's School of Brazilian JIu-Jitsu and MMA, Rafael Lovato Jr., has revamped his website and it looks great! You can follow Rafael's career as well as stay updated on all of his competitions, seminars, products, and travels at (! read more »

Follow our Team Lovato Blog!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, June 20, 2011
Get more news about all of the great things happening at Lovato's School of Brazilian JIu-Jitsu and MMA by following our Team Lovato blog at (! read more »

Rafael Lovato Jr. invited to compete at the 2011 ADCC Submission Wrestling World Championships!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Saturday, May 07, 2011
The 2011 ADCC Submission Wrestling World Championships will take place September 24th & 25th, in Nottingham, England. This competition is considered the Olympics of Submission Wrestling, taking place only once every two years. The 16 competitors, in each of the 5 weight classes, ar read more »

Rafael Lovato Jr featured in Gracie Mag about his win in Abu Dhabi

Lovato Jiu-Jitsu - Sunday, April 10, 2011
Rafael Lovato Jr is featured yet again online at GracieMag. Check out the article! Rafael Lovato Wins in Abu Dhabi ( read more »

Rafael Lovato Jr wins the Abu Dhabi World Pro No-Gi Championships

Lovato Jiu-Jitsu - Sunday, April 10, 2011
Head Instructor of Lovato's Mixed Martial Arts, Rafael Lovato Jr was in Abu Dhabi this past weekend for the Abu Dhabi Pro World No-Gi Championships. Rafael fought very well defeating 3 opponents including the Absolute champion, Rodolfo Viera 4 x 2 and 2010 World Champion, Bernardo Faria. Goo read more »

Rafael Lovato Jr headed to Abu Dhabi for the Professional World Cup

Lovato Jiu-Jitsu - Tuesday, April 05, 2011
Rafael Lovato Jr headed to the Abu Dhabi World Pro Cup Lovato's head instructor is headed to Abu Dhabi to compete in the World Pro Cup. This weekend he will be competing in a no-gi tournament and will stay another week to compete in the Gi tournament. Rafael has trained hard for these competitions read more »

Lovato's School of BJJ & MMA is Expanding!!!

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Saturday, March 26, 2011
We are happy to announce that this summer, Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts will be expanding! Lovato's started off more than 15 years ago in a small facility and a dream to offer the best in Martial Arts training to the Oklahoma City area. Years later, after achieving read more »

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