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Rafael Lovato Jr.
2nd Degree Black Belt

Heavyweight Division

  • 3 x Pan-American Champion
  • 2 x Budweiser World Cup Pro Champion
  • 2 x Grapplers Quest Pro Champion
  • 2005 Rickson Gracie Budo Challenge Champion
  • 2006 American National Champion
  • 2006 Professional Submission League X-Mission Champion
  • 2007 European Open Champion
  • 2007 Brasileiro Champion
  • 2007 World Champion
  • 2008 World Runner-Up
  • 2009 ADCC Semifinalist
  • 2009 No-Gi World Runner-Up
  • 2009 World Bronze Medalist
  • 2010 Pan-American Runner-Up
  • 2010 Brasileiro Absolute Runner-Up
  • 2010 World Bronze Medalist
  • 2010 No-Gi World Champion
  • 2011 European Open Runner-Up
  • 2011 Abu Dhabi Pro Trials Poland Absolute Champion
  • 2011 Abu Dhabi World Pro No-Gi Champion
  • 2011 World Bronze Medalist



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News & Information

  1. Xande Ribeiro teaches OKC BJJ students Rafael Lovato Jr. 23-Sep-2014
  2. Oklahoma Adult Jiu Jitsu Belt Promotions for September Rafael Lovato Jr. 22-Sep-2014
  3. Youth BJJ Students earn new belts in OKC Rafael Lovato Jr. 21-Sep-2014
  4. Oklahoma City Jiu Jitsu gears up for IBJJF Dallas Open Rafael Lovato Jr. 09-Sep-2014
  5. OKC BJJ & Grappling Team Lovato Highlight from Five Texas Rafael Lovato Jr. 04-Sep-2014

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Starting my training at Lovatos was without a doubt one of the best decisions I’ve ever made in my life. I was 22 years old, overweight, and pretty unhappy with myself and looking to change that. I always wanted to do martial arts since I was young, but never had the chance. I started at Lo... read more