picture of Rafael Lovato Jr.

Rafael 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.

W/L Methods

MethodWinsLosses
Submission6210
Points3425
Decision99
Advantage55
Other12
Penalty10
Injury10
DQ10
Golden Score01

Submission W/L Methods

Submission MethodWinsLosses
Armbar113
Kimura110
RNC100
Choke60
Triangle50
Katagatame30
Brabo Choke30
Choke from Mount20
Ezekiel20
Shoulder Lock10
Anaconda Choke10
Collar Choke10
Mounted Triangle10
Darce Choke10
Choke from Crucifix01
Heel Hook01
Estima Lock01
Footlock01
Cross Choke01
Choke From the Back01

Match History

W/L/DOpponentReplayMethodEventWeightDate
L G. Augusto Replay Points 2022 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Ultra Heavyweight2022
W E. Santos Replay Points 2022 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Ultra Heavyweight2022
WG. Themudo Replay Armbar 2022 European Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Ultra Heavyweight2022
WY. Bueno Replay Choke 2022 European Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Ultra Heavyweight2022
W G. Guedes Replay Points 2022 European Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Ultra Heavyweight2022
DJ. PiersmaOther2021 UFC Fight Pass InvitationalAbsolute Division2021
WM. WilcoxRNC2021 UFC Fight Pass InvitationalAbsolute Division2021
DT. TookeOther2021 UFC Fight Pass InvitationalAbsolute Division2021
W A. Wardzinski Replay Penalty 2021 Raw Grappling #1 2021
L F. Andrew Points 2021 World IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi Championship Super Heavyweight2021
W G. Arges Replay Decision Fight to Win 180 2021
W A. Ceconi Replay Decision Fight to Win 177 2021
L G. Burns Replay Decision FloGrappling WNO: Rafael Lovato Jr. vs Gilbert Burns 2021
W G. Almeida Replay Kimura Fight to Win 166 2021
W Y. Santos Armbar2021 IBJJF Dallas Open No-GiHeavyweight2021
W Y. Santos Armbar2021 IBJJF Dallas OpenHeavyweight2021
W R. Vasconcelos Armbar2021 IBJJF Dallas OpenHeavyweight2021
W C. McGuire Other2021 IBJJF Oklahoma OpenSuper Heavyweight2021
W D. Oranday Katagatame2021 IBJJF Oklahoma No-Gi OpenAbsolute Division2021
W L. Silva Points2021 IBJJF Oklahoma OpenAbsolute Division2021
W T. Walling Shoulder Lock2021 IBJJF Oklahoma No-Gi OpenAbsolute Division2021
WE. CarvalhoChoke2021 IBJJF Oklahoma OpenAbsolute Division2021
L D. Souza Choke from Crucifix BJJ Stars 4 2020
W H. Colvin Choke from Mount2020 IBJJF Oklahoma OpenHeavyweight2020
WV. SilvaChoke from Mount2020 IBJJF Oklahoma OpenHeavyweight2020
W E. Hernandez Armbar2020 IBJJF Oklahoma OpenAbsolute Division2020
W R. Martins Ezekiel2020 IBJJF Oklahoma OpenAbsolute Division2020
L A. Johnson Replay Decision Fight to Win 151 Heavyweight2020
W H. Junior Replay Armbar Fight to Win 147 2020
L L. Barbosa Replay Armbar Fight to Win 144 Light Heavyweight2020
W A. Maidana Replay Choke Fight to Win 141 Light Heavyweight2020
L R. Abreu Golden ScoreSub Stars2020
W R. Martinez KimuraWorld Jiu Jitsu Festival2019
W J. Shields DecisionPolaris 92019
L Y. Simões Replay Decision Fight 2 Win Pro 104 210lbs2019
W J. Hinger Replay Decision Fight 2 Win Pro 95 Light Heavyweight2018
W T. Spriggs Replay RNC Fight 2 Win Pro 64 Heavyweight2018
L J. Sousa Replay Decision 2017 ADCC World Championships -99kgs2017
L F. Pena Replay Decision 2017 ADCC World Championships -99kgs2017
W E. Kelly Replay Points 2017 ADCC World Championships -99kgs2017
W M. Aly Replay Points 2017 ADCC World Championships -99kgs2017
L M. “Buchecha” Replay Points 2017 ADCC West Coast Trials 2017
L B. Estima Armbar2007 10K ChallengeAbsolute Division2017
WA. RodeRNC2007 10K ChallengeAbsolute Division2017
WS. DawsonAnaconda Choke2007 10K ChallengeAbsolute Division2017
LM. SakataDecision2007 10K ChallengeAbsolute Division2017
W T. Rice Replay Collar Choke Fight 2 Win Pro 11 205lbs2016
W R. Abreu Replay Decision Fight 2 Win Pro 7 Light Heavyweight2016
W D. Nogueira Replay Choke Fight 2 Win Pro 6 Heavyweight2016
W S. Patterson Choke Respect 3 2016
W M. Jr. Points 2015 USJJ Pro Texas Absolute Division2015
W M. Jr. Advantage 2015 USJJ Pro Texas 94kgs2015
W C. Farias Choke 2015 USJJ Pro Texas Absolute Division2015
L R. Vieira Points2015 ADCC World ChampionshipsAbsolute Division2015
W M. Abdulkadirov Points2015 ADCC World ChampionshipsAbsolute Division2015
WH. MiharaPoints2015 ADCC World Championships-88kgs2015
L R. Chsiev Decision2015 ADCC World Championships-88kgs2015
WH. BritoOther2015 IBJJF Curitiba OpenHeavyweight2015
WF. OliveiraOther2015 IBJJF Curitiba No-Gi OpenSuper Heavyweight2015
WJ. ConceiçãoArmbar2015 IBJJF Curitiba OpenHeavyweight2015
W W. Peroto Kimura2015 IBJJF Curitiba No-Gi OpenSuper Heavyweight2015
W J. Hayden Points2014 Five Texas TournamentAbsolute Division2014
W J. Hayden Points2014 Five Texas TournamentAbsolute Division2014
W A. Kimler Kimura2014 Five Texas TournamentAbsolute Division2014
WD. BuenoEzekiel2014 Five Texas Tournament94kgs2014
W A. Kimler Kimura2014 Five Texas TournamentAbsolute Division2014
W J. Sousa Points2014 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipHeavyweight2014
L A. Galvao Points2014 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipHeavyweight2014
L Y. Simões Advantage2014 Pan Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipHeavyweight2014
L L. Rodrigues Points2014 IBJJF European Jiu-Jitsu ChampionshipsSuper Heavyweight2014
W F. Scherner Advantage2013 World Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi IBJJF ChampionshipsUltra Heavyweight2013
WR. RezendePoints2013 World Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi IBJJF ChampionshipsUltra Heavyweight2013
D M. Santana N/A - Draw2013 IBJJF World Jiu Jitsu Expo2013
W P. Popovich Points2013 ADCC World Championships-88kgs2013
WS. AnzaiMounted Triangle2013 ADCC World Championships-88kgs2013
L R. Barral Points2013 ADCC World Championships-88kgs2013
W R. Chsiev Triangle2013 ADCC World Championships-88kgs2013
L A. Galvao DecisionMetamoris II2013
L J. Rocha Points2013 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipSuper Heavyweight2013
WA. PeinadoPoints2013 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipSuper Heavyweight2013
W R. Evangelista Kimura2013 Brazilian National Jiu-Jitsu ChampionshipAbsolute Division2013
L D. Souza Points2013 Brazilian National Jiu-Jitsu ChampionshipHeavyweight2013
WA. CeconiN/A - Draw2013 Brazilian National Jiu-Jitsu ChampionshipAbsolute Division2013
WN. OliveiraKatagatame2012 World Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi IBJJF ChampionshipsHeavyweight2012
W M. Freitas Kimura2012 World Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi IBJJF ChampionshipsHeavyweight2012
L R. Alencar Decision2012 World Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi IBJJF ChampionshipsHeavyweight2012
WK. GracieKimuraMetamoris I2012
W M. Freitas Kimura2012 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipHeavyweight2012
L R. Barral Points2012 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipMedium Heavyweight2012
W D. Souza Decision2012 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipMedium Heavyweight2012
WN. OliveiraKatagatame2012 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipHeavyweight2012
WR. ClarkOther2012 Abu Dhabi World Pro-88kgs2012
WR. FonsecaPoints2012 Abu Dhabi World Pro-88kgs2012
L V. Toledo Advantage2012 Abu Dhabi World Pro-88kgs2012
L Y. Simões Advantage2012 Pan Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipHeavyweight2012
WI. AraujoPoints2012 Pan Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipHeavyweight2012
L R. Alencar Other2012 IBJJF European Jiu-Jitsu ChampionshipsHeavyweight2012
W I. Silva Kimura2012 IBJJF European Jiu-Jitsu ChampionshipsAbsolute Division2012
L B. Faria Points2012 IBJJF European Jiu-Jitsu ChampionshipsAbsolute Division2012
WF. MoncaioRNC2011 World Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi IBJJF ChampionshipsMedium Heavyweight2011
W O. Sousa Points2011 World Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi IBJJF ChampionshipsMedium Heavyweight2011
W P. Popovich Points2011 World Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi IBJJF ChampionshipsMedium Heavyweight2011
W R. Vieira Points2011 Pan No-Gi Jiu Jitsu ChampionsHeavyweight2011
W B. Bastos Points2011 Grapplers Quest UFC Fan Expo2011
WJ. KwangRNC2011 ADCC World Championships-88kgs2011
L R. Palhares Heel Hook2011 ADCC World Championships-88kgs2011
W K. Griffin Triangle2011 ADCC World Championships-88kgs2011
L P. Popovich Points2011 ADCC World Championships-88kgs2011
WR. VitalArmbar2011 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipHeavyweight2011
WM. WilsonPoints2011 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipAbsolute Division2011
W A. Jr. Triangle2011 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipAbsolute Division2011
L B. Faria Points2011 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipAbsolute Division2011
WF. SolucoTriangle2011 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipHeavyweight2011
L R. Vieira Points2011 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipHeavyweight2011
L L. Rodrigues Points2011 IBJJF European Jiu-Jitsu ChampionshipsSuper Heavyweight2011
W R. Alencar Decision2010 World Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi IBJJF ChampionshipsHeavyweight2010
WT. EduardoPoints2010 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipHeavyweight2010
W J. Assis Points2010 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipHeavyweight2010
L B. Faria Points2010 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipHeavyweight2010
L B. Faria Points2010 Brazilian National Jiu-Jitsu ChampionshipAbsolute Division2010
L B. Faria Other2010 Pan Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipHeavyweight2010
W L. Nogueira Points2010 Pan Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipHeavyweight2010
W J. Assis Points2010 Pan Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipHeavyweight2010
WM. FortunaRNC2009 World Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi IBJJF ChampionshipsSuper Heavyweight2009
L A. Neto Advantage2009 World Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi IBJJF ChampionshipsSuper Heavyweight2009
L B. Estima Estima Lock2009 ADCC World Championships-88kgs2009
W B. Bastos Darce Choke2009 ADCC World Championships-88kgs2009
LD. AvellanFootlock2009 ADCC World Championships-88kgs2009
WT. LawlorPoints2009 ADCC World Championships-88kgs2009
WM. FortunaRNC2009 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipHeavyweight2009
WF. SolucoAdvantage2009 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipHeavyweight2009
L R. Gracie Cross Choke2009 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship2009
L A. Souza Points2009 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipHeavyweight2009
L A. Ceconi Other2009 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipHeavyweight2009
L B. Estima Points2009 Abu Dhabi World ProAbsolute Division2009
L R. Charles Points2009 Pan Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipAbsolute Division2009
W R. Charles Points2008 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship2008
L A. Neto Points2008 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipSuper Heavyweight2008
WA. CesarKimura2008 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipSuper Heavyweight2008
L A. Galvao Choke From the Back2008 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship2008
WM. FortunaArmbar2008 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship2008
W R. Abreu Points2008 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipSuper Heavyweight2008
W R. Alencar Advantage2008 Pan Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipHeavyweight2008
WF. MarmontelArmbar2008 Pan Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipHeavyweight2008
WF. SolucoAdvantage2008 Pan Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipHeavyweight2008
LL. TheodoroPoints2007 Super Challenge GrapplingAbsolute Division2007
WL. TheodoroDecision2007 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipUltra Heavyweight2007
L A. Neto Advantage2007 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipAbsolute Division2007
WB. PaulistaPoints2007 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipUltra Heavyweight2007
LD. BaptistaPoints2007 ADCC World Championships-88kgs2007
WM. HellenArmbar2007 ADCC World Championships-88kgs2007
W R. Abreu Points2007 Brazilian National Jiu-Jitsu ChampionshipSuper Heavyweight2007
W A. Neto Points2007 Brazilian National Jiu-Jitsu ChampionshipSuper Heavyweight2007
WC. LazzariniPoints2007 Pan Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipSuper Heavyweight2007
L R. Barral Points2007 Pan Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipAbsolute Division2007
WR. TeixeiraBrabo Choke2007 Pan Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipSuper Heavyweight2007
WUnknownBrabo Choke2007 Pan Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipSuper Heavyweight2007
WUnknownTriangle2007 Pan Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipSuper Heavyweight2007
WL. SynowskiPoints2007 Bud CupAbsolute Division2007
WC. MoriartyInjury2007 Bud CupAbsolute Division2007
WI. McPhersonRNC2007 Bud CupAbsolute Division2007
WC. MoriartyRNC2006 Grapplers Quest U.S. Nationals & USA Trials200lbs2006
WR. CamargoOther2006 IBJJF American National Jiu-Jitsu ChampionshipHeavyweight2006
WN. DutcherRNC2006 Grapplers Quest U.S. Nationals & USA Trials200lbs2006
WD. BranchDecision2006 Grapplers Quest U.S. Nationals & USA Trials200lbs2006
W E. Telles Points2006 Pan Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipAbsolute Division2006
L E. Telles Points2006 Pan Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipHeavyweight2006
L R. Gracie Armbar2006 Pan Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipAbsolute Division2006
WT. KosaiDQ2005 Rickson Gracie's Budo ChallengeSuper Heavyweight2005
WR. GracieBrabo Choke2005 Rickson Gracie's Budo ChallengeSuper Heavyweight2005