Rafael Lovato Jr submits Gerald Harris Bellator 198

Rafael Lovato Jr submits Gerald Harris Bellator 198

Congrats to my brother Rafael Lovato Jr. on another Bellator over UFC and MMA vet Gerald Harris in just 1 minute 10 seconds. My brother you embody what Jiu-Jitsu is. You are a constant inspiration to those around you to strive to always be better, nobody works harder, nobody wants it more and you show the joy […]

Savarese BJJ purplebelts take bronze at IBJJF NY Open

Savarese BJJ purplebelts take bronze at IBJJF NY Open

Savarese BJJ purplebelts take bronze at IBJJF NY Open 2 Savarese BJJ purplebelts take bronze at IBJJF NY Open, one of the toughest Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu tournaments on the East Coast each year. Purplebelts Sean Yadimarco and Caitlin McManus, members of the Savarese BJJ Academy Competition team, each took 3rd in their divisions. Yadimarco won his division at bluebelt […]

Darce choke master Joe D'Arce in Lyndhurst NJ

Darce choke master Joe D’Arce in Lyndhurst NJ

Darce choke master Joe D’Arce in Lyndhurst NJ Darce choke master Joe D’Arce was in Lyndhurst NJ teaching his skills at good friend Chris Savarese’s Jiu-Jitsu Academy last night. Professor Savarese had this to say “Thanks to my good friend Joe D’Arce for putting on an awesome seminar at my Academy tonight. Joe is one […]

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Savarese BJJ Ivette Ponte story

Savarese BJJ Ivette Ponte story Savarese BJJ Ivette Ponte story: Below is the story of Ivette Ponte, a Savarese BJJ student about her journey to health since she joined our Academy: Great night with the family, this was 3 years ago today and about 25 lbs heavier. I started Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu about 4 months after […]