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OKC Lovato BJJ Belt February Testing And Promotions

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, February 05, 2018
Pictured Above: Professor(s) Rafael Lovato Sr., Rafael Lovato Jr., Justin Rader, & Adult Intermediate / Advanced BJJ students Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu & Mixed Martial Arts would like to congratulate all of our students who earned new promotions this past  read more »

Team Lovato BJJ Goes to Battle at IBJJF Dallas Fall Open

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, October 02, 2017
It's time once again for the IBJJF Dallas Fall Open & Lovato Jiu Jitsu came to represent in full force! We had a phenomenal showing from our Adult BJJ students. It was a long two day, Gi & No Gi weekend full of so much technique, heart, & dedication. There were numerous medals won,  read more »

Xande Ribeiro Seminar at Lovato OKC BJJ Plus Promotion

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Thursday, September 14, 2017
It has been amazing to have Sensei Xande Ribeiro on the mats at Lovato's School of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu & Mixed Martial Arts as our leaders prepare for the very prestigious ADCC World Championship. We were very honoured to have Sensei Xande take a break from the grueling training to teach a  read more »

Team Lovato BJJ Competes At IBJJF Master World Championship

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, August 28, 2017
Another incredible week has come to an end at the IBJJF Master World Championship in Las Vegas, Nevada. We had many competitors come together from all over the Lovato Jiu Jitsu Association to represent our martial arts family on one of the biggest stages for our sport. We at Lovato's School of  read more »

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 »

Lovato OKC BJJ Blue Belts Represent at IBJJF American National Championship 2017

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, July 10, 2017
*Pictured above: Rome Harris (2017 IBJJF American National Blue Heavy Champion) We've seen such incredible dedication throughout the year, & nothing about that has changed as two of our Lovato Jiu Jitsu Adult blue belts took the challenge to compete at the IBJJF American National C read more »

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 »

Lovato OKC BJJ Kids Team Conquers AGF Tulsa Open 2017

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, June 19, 2017
*Pictured above: Professor Justin Rader, Coaches Austin Adkins & Tina Lovato accepting AGF Tulsa Open Kids Gi & No Gi titles An amazing weekend has come to pass for Team Lovato, this time in Tulsa, OK where we had a very strong group of Lovato Jiu Jitsu Teen & Kid warriors  read more »

Team Lovato BJJ Competes at IBJJF Dallas Spring Open 2017

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Monday, May 01, 2017
Pictured above: Professor(s) Rafael Lovato Jr, Jared Dopp, Shiloh Roberts, Eddie Saenz, Brad Nico, Paul Coffee, & team The IBJJF Dallas Spring Open was an amazing tournament that saw many of our Lovato Jiu Jitsu competitors. With a total of 25 competitors, we were able to bring h read more »

OKC Team Lovato MMA Victorious At KOP 53

Rafael Lovato Jr. - Tuesday, April 18, 2017
It was Fight Night at The Criterion in downtown Oklahoma City, where Trigger KO & KnockOut Promotions held their professional MMA event, KOP: 53. Featured on their card were Team Lovato MMA warriors, Aaron McKenzie as the Co-Main & Professor Justin Rader as the Main Event! It was an incr read more »

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