The most accomplished American blackbelt, Rafael Lovato Jr. burst onto the blackbelt scene in 2007 when he became one of the first non-Brazilians to win a World Championship.
Rafael Lovato Jr.
Nov 6, 2017Rafael Lovato Jr is a jiu-jitsu black belt and one of the most successful American jiu-jitsu practitioners of all-time. Born on June 25, 1983, Lovato Jr. represents Six Blades Jiu-Jitsu. He is an IBJJF World champion and professional MMA fighter having captured the Bellator middleweight title.