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David Garmo is a Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt from Detroit, Michigan. Born on February 19, 1990, Garmo received his black belt from Danny Agemy and runs his own team, Assembly Jiu-Jitsu. Known primarily as a no-gi competitor, he is a veteran of events such as Fight to Win, Quintet, Onnit Invitational and more.

  1. IBJJF American Nationals Brackets Released!

    IBJJF American Nationals Brackets Released!

    Jun 22, 2021

    The IBJJF has released the gi and no-gi brackets for the 2021 American National Championships. Check out the comprehensive list of divisions here.
  2. Must Watch Early-Round Matches | 2021 IBJJF American Nationals

    Must Watch Early-Round Matches | 2021 IBJJF American Nationals

    Jun 22, 2021

    The 2021 IBJJF American National Championships begin on Thursday June 24. The black belts take the mats on Friday, June 25, and switch into no-gi attire on Saturday, June 25. We could see any number of potential matches in the semifinals and finals, but we're promised some exciting matches even earlier in the tournament. Here are our favorite first and second round matchups.
  3. Black Belt Updates & Results: 2021 IBJJF Pan No-Gi Championships

    Black Belt Updates & Results: 2021 IBJJF Pan No-Gi Championships

    May 15, 2021

    The IBJJF 2021 Pan No-Gi Championships is underway. The black belt divisions begin at 10:30 a.m. ET on Saturday, May 15, and run all day long. We'll be updating the biggest news and most important results, and linking to the most exciting matches on this page all day. Keep this page refreshed throughout the day to remain up to date.
  4. Andrew Wiltse Could Find Three Rematches In Try For Second No-Gi Pans Gold

    Andrew Wiltse Could Find Three Rematches In Try For Second No-Gi Pans Gold

    May 11, 2021

    Andrew Wiltse had a relatively seamless ascent to his first black belt title, earning No-Gi Pans gold in 2020, winning his first two matches by points before winning a third via penalty. He didn’t give up a point in three matches, but the returning champ is unlikely to have such an easy route to the top in the medium heavyweight bracket in this go-around.
  5. Play-By-Play & Results | WNO: Rafael Lovato Jr. vs Gilbert Burns

    Play-By-Play & Results | WNO: Rafael Lovato Jr. vs Gilbert Burns

    Apr 30, 2021

    Who's Number One is back with yet another stacked card. In the main event, two MMA veterans and jiu-jitsu world champions will square off in a grappling matchup. Rafael Lovato Jr. has kept himself active in jiu-jitsu since stepping away from his Bellator title. Tonight, he'll look to keep it going against the UFC's no.1 welterweight contender, Gilbert "Durinho" Burns in a 15-minute no-gi match.
  6. Betting Lines | Standout Underdogs In Who's Number One: Lovato Jr. vs Burns

    Betting Lines | Standout Underdogs In Who's Number One: Lovato Jr. vs Burns

    Apr 26, 2021

    The online betting site F2Wbet has released money lines for Who’s Number One: Rafael Lovato Jr. vs Gilbert Burns.
  7. Grappling Bulletin: Andy Murasaki's Black Belt Debut Was Just About Perfect

    Grappling Bulletin: Andy Murasaki's Black Belt Debut Was Just About Perfect

    Apr 5, 2021

    Don't forget to watch the Grappling Bulletin podcast, every Monday at 3:30pm ET. Watch it on FloGrappling.com or the app, or catch it on YouTube or Facebook. 
  8. Daisy Fresh's Andrew Wiltse Will Face Neck Hunter David Garmo On April 30

    Daisy Fresh's Andrew Wiltse Will Face Neck Hunter David Garmo On April 30

    Apr 3, 2021

    Two of the most exciting middleweights will face off in the first main card match on FloGrappling’s Who’s Number One: Craig Jones vs Tye Ruotolo on April 30.
  9. Grappling Bulletin: The Gordon-Galvao Incident, Where Do We Go From Here?

    Grappling Bulletin: The Gordon-Galvao Incident, Where Do We Go From Here?

    Mar 1, 2021

    Gordon Ryan and Andre Galvao got physical backstage at WNO and the slap was heard around the world. The real question is where do we go from here? 
  10. Guillotine Masterclass, Featuring Hinger, Combs & More | Technique Showcase

    Guillotine Masterclass, Featuring Hinger, Combs & More | Technique Showcase

    Jan 22, 2021

    Few techniques carry a personal stamp the way guillotines do. Guillotine artists have often found ways to put their own spin on the front headlock, and to make their variations integral to their personal brands.
  11. The Top 6 Matches From The 2020 IBJJF American Nationals, Day Two

    The Top 6 Matches From The 2020 IBJJF American Nationals, Day Two

    Dec 7, 2020

    The final day of the 2020 IBJJF American Nationals was loaded with breakout performances. The middleweight and absolute divisions were full of submission-hunting competitors who put it all on the line in every match. Here were our favorite black belt matches to watch on day two of American Nationals.
  12. How to Watch IBJJF American Nationals, Ronaldo Junior, Doederlein & More

    How to Watch IBJJF American Nationals, Ronaldo Junior, Doederlein & More

    Nov 30, 2020

    The IBJJF returns Dec 5-6 for the 2020 American Nationals, a two-day event which will include gi and no-gi tournaments.
  13. 10 Must-See Black Belt Submissions From The 2020 IBJJF No-Gi Pans

    10 Must-See Black Belt Submissions From The 2020 IBJJF No-Gi Pans

    Nov 23, 2020

    The black belt divisions of No-Gi Pans were full of submissions. Here are some of the fastest, most unusual, and most dominant match-enders from the entire day!
  14. Six Must-See Early Round Matches At IBJJF 2020 No-Gi Pans

    Six Must-See Early Round Matches At IBJJF 2020 No-Gi Pans

    Nov 19, 2020

    Many of the potential semifinals and finals at No-Gi Pans could feature dream matchups between some of the best competitors around. But before we get there, the key athletes will have to move through the early rounds of their respective brackets. Some of these first and second round matchups could be superfights or finals anywhere else. Here are the matches you won’t want to miss.