Black-belt Rafael Lovato Jr. is going through another great stretch of his career. After winning double gold at the World Master Championship in August, Lovato was invited to do a superfight opposite Tanner Rice, a black-belt under Rubens Charles “Cobrinha,” at Fight to Win Pro 11, which took place last Saturday the 10th at the Cox Convention Center, in Oklahoma City. In the co-main event, Lovato was victorious as he caught Rice in a cross-collar choke.
The main event saw Ricardo Franjinha black-belt Jeff Glover defeat Justin Rader, who’s a black-belt under Lovato, by decision. In the night’s third most important bout, Lovato pupil James Puopolo caught Luis Rubricava in a cross-collar choke as well.
Below are the black belt results:
Jeff Glover defeated Justin Rader by decision
Rafael Lovato Jr defeated Tanner Rice via Cross collar choke
James Puopolo defeated Luis Rubalcava via cross collar choke
Jams Partridge defeated Jose Llanas by decision
Brian Picklo defeated Patrick Miller by split decision
Seth Norman defeated Chris Hoddy via armbar
Edward Saenz defeated Omar French by decision
Jesse Sunderman defeated William Fox by decision