- What is this? 1st Degree White Belt
- my rank
"Live to fight, fight to live"
Albert Louis Garza II was born in 1971 to Silvana Dolores Salamone (Jewish Italian) and Albert Louis Garza Sr. in San Gabriel California. Albert Louis Garza II learned martial arts from his father Al Garza, creator of the Matrix System. Al Garza II holds black belts in Lima Lama, by his father, and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Pedro Carvalho. He began his training at the age of 5 with his father and continued his training with world champions such as Gene LeBell, Pedro Carvalho, and Cleber Luciano who he competed against in his first Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt tournament. Al Garza is a world champion in MMA and Martial Arts holding numerous titles. Al Garza's MMA record from 1995 to 2006 ended with 15-2-0. He is a former certified Defensive Tactics Instructor for the Correctional Academy at SJVC Hesperia Campus.