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"Big Cat"

9-2-0

Clifford Starks

Clifford "Big Cat" Starks

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  • Given Name: Clifford Bernard Starks
  • Professional MMA Record: 9-2-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: Big Cat
  • Current Streak: 1 Win
  • Age: 33 | Date of Birth: 1981.04.25
  • Last Fight: September 20, 2013 in BFC
  • Weight Class: Light Heavyweight | Last Weigh-In: 202.7 lbs
  • Gym/Affiliation: Arizona Combat Sports
  • Height: 6'0" (183cm) | Reach: 78.0" (198cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $28,000 USD
  • Born: Sacramento, California, United States
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  Wikipedia  |  The UG
  • Fighting out of: Tempe, Arizona
  • Personal Pages: Twitter
  • College: Arizona State University
  • Foundation Style: Wrestling

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Clifford Starks MMA Fight Record

Record by Year and By Promotion

Professional Results Opponent Event Date
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total
Joey Yager
Ref: Doug Burch
Bellator 100: Lima vs. Saunders 2
Preliminary Card | Light Heavyweight | 205 lbs
2013.09.20
Odds: -350 Moderate Favorite | Weigh-In: 202.7 lbs
Loss | KO/TKO | Strikes
1:32 Round 1 of 3
Yoel Romero
Ref: Mike Beltran
UFC on FOX 7: Henderson vs. Melendez
Preliminary Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs
2013.04.20
Odds: +145 Slight Underdog | Disclosed Pay: $8,000 Base | Weigh-In: 185.5 lbs
#18 Best MMA Knockout of the Year 2013
UFC on FOX 7 Knockout of the Night
Loss | Submission | Choke
1:43 Round 2 of 3, 6:43 Total
Ed Herman
Ref: Josh Rosenthal
UFC 143: Diaz vs. Condit
Main Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs
2012.02.04
Odds: +195 Moderate Underdog | Disclosed Pay: $8,000 Base | Weigh-In: 185.0 lbs
#33 Best MMA Submission of the Year 2012
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total
Dustin Jacoby
Ref: Steve Mazzagatti
UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz
Preliminary Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs
2011.10.29
Odds: -105 Near Even | Disclosed Pay: $12,000 ($6K Base, $6K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 186.0 lbs
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total
Artenas Young
Ref: Steve Mazzagatti
Shark Fights 20
Main Event | Middleweight | 185 lbs
2011.10.15
Weigh-In: 186.0 lbs
Win | KO/TKO | Punches Rudy Aguilar Rage in the Cage 2011.05.21
Win | KO/TKO | Punch Roe Harris Rage in the Cage 2011.04.15
Win | Decision | Unanimous Tony Johnson Pandemonium 2011.02.25
Win | KO/TKO | Punches Mike Heidenreich Rage in the Cage 2010.09.11
Win | Decision | Split Reyes Ortiz Rage in the Cage 2010.02.13
Win | Submission | Armlock Chad Menneke Rage in the Cage 2009.12.04

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