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Texoma Jiu Jitsu & Austin Submission Fighting Teams Emerge Victorious!

austin submission fighting competition texoma jiu jitsu tournament May 21, 2023

May is not over yet... But the Lovato Jiu-Jitsu Association teams have already turned it into one of this year's best months so far!

Texoma Jiu Jitsu team took 8 of its competitors to the Dallas AGF tournament.
And even though 6 of them were first-time competitors, the team won 2 gold and 3 silver medals!

Congratulations to the awesome Texoma team!

  • Liam Bailey: gold
  • Luke Bivens: gold
  • Bobby Castro: silver
  • Waylon Acosta: silver
  • Travis Lisle: silver

Also, the Austin Submission Fighting team reaped great successes at the recent Battleground Grappling Championships!

They brought 12 competitors – all kids and 1 adult – with many of them competing for the first-time as well.
The team took 4th place for kids... Out of 34 academies! And that's without any of the team's kids competing in no-gi.

Let's take a moment to appreciate their spectacular performance:

Tiny Warriors

  • Addox: bronze

Jr. Warriors

  • Max M: silver
  • Max C.: bronze
  • Miles: silver
  • Aubrey: silver
  • Makenzie: gold
  • Michaela: gold
  • Jacob: gold
  • Evan: silver
  • Laila: silver
  • Levi: gold & silver


  • Jake: gold medal

Great job to both teams, their performance, sportsmanship, and success!

With that said, Professor Rafael Lovato Jr. has also won his recent Who's Number One (WNO) match against Elder Cruz!

Professor got the tap via Rear Naked Choke: 

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