Ajax loader

Us

Pro Record

"Big Cat"

13-3-0

Clifford Starks

Clifford "Big Cat" Starks

Photo Source:  

Mma weekly
  • Given Name: Clifford Bernard Starks
  • MMA Record: 13-3-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: Big Cat
  • Current Streak: 1 Loss
  • Age: 36 | Date of Birth: 1981.04.25
  • Last Fight: April 02, 2016 in WSOF
  • Weight Class: Middleweight | Last Weigh-In: 184.0 lbs
  • Affiliation: Arizona Combat Sports
  • Height: 6'0" (183cm) | Reach: 78.0" (198cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $87,000 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

Tapology Worldwide Rankings For Clifford Starks Rankings FAQ

Clifford Starks Middleweight Ranking History

Tapology Regional Rankings Rankings FAQ

Fighting for a major organization has made Clifford Starks ineligible for regional rankings.

Gyms & Affiliations

Clifford Starks MMA Fight Record

Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
5 Rounds, 25:00 Total

Us Dave Branch
13-2-0 17-3-0

Us WSOF 30: Branch vs. Starks
Main Event | Title Challenge | Middleweight | 185

2016.04.02
Odds: +270 (Moderate Underdog) | Disclosed Pay: $15,000 Base | Weigh-In: 184.0 lbs (83.5 kgs) | Referee: John McCarthy
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Bg Krasimir Mladenov
12-2-0 12-0-0

Us WSOF 23: Gaethje vs. Palomino 2
Preliminary Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2015.09.18
Odds: -165 (Slight Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $12,000 ($6K Base, $6K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 186.0 lbs (84.4 kgs) | Referee: Ryan Brueggeman
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Us Mike Kyle
11-2-0 21-12-1

Us WSOF 22: Palhares vs. Shields
Main Card | Light Heavyweight | 205 lbs

2015.08.01
Odds: -150 (Slight Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $20,000 Base | Weigh-In: 204.8 lbs (92.9 kgs) | Referee: Chris Tognoni
Cancelled Bout Krasimir Mladenov WSOF 19 2015.03.28
Reason: Mladenov Injury
Win | Submission | Choke
4:11 Round 2 of 3, 9:11 Total

Us Jake Heun
10-2-0 7-3-0

Us WSOF 19: Gaethje vs. Palomino
Main Card | Tournament Alternate | 205 lbs

2015.03.28
Disclosed Pay: $12,000 ($6K Base, $6K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 201.3 lbs (91.3 kgs) | Referee: Al Guinee
Cancelled Bout Eddie Arizmendi WSOF 19 2015.03.28
Reason: Starks to Heun Fight
Win | Submission | Choke
0:52 Round 2 of 3, 5:52 Total

Us Kobe Ortiz
9-2-0 13-4-0

Us Bellator 126: Shlemenko vs. Halsey
Preliminary Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2014.09.26
Weigh-In: 185.3 lbs (84.1 kgs) | Referee: Al Guinee
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Us Joey Yager
8-2-0 5-2-0

Us Bellator 100: Lima vs. Saunders 2
Preliminary Card | Light Heavyweight | 205 lbs

2013.09.20
Odds: -350 (Moderate Favorite) | Weigh-In: 202.7 lbs (91.9 kgs) | Referee: Doug Burch
Loss | KO/TKO | Strikes
1:32 Round 1 of 3

Cu Yoel Romero
8-1-0 4-1-0

Us 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 (84.1 kgs) | Referee: Mike Beltran
#22 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

Us Ed Herman
8-0-0 18-8-0

Us 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 (83.9 kgs) | Referee: Josh Rosenthal
#30 Best MMA Submission of the Year 2012
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Us Dustin Jacoby
7-0-0 6-0-0

Us 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 (84.4 kgs) | Referee: Steve Mazzagatti
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Us Artenas Young
6-0-0 7-3-0

Us Shark Fights 20
Main Event | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2011.10.15
Weigh-In: 186.0 lbs (84.4 kgs) | Referee: Steve Mazzagatti
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Us Rudy Aguilar

Us Rage in the Cage

2011.05.21
Win | KO/TKO | Punch

Us Roe Harris

Us Rage in the Cage

2011.04.15
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Us Tony Johnson

Us Pandemonium

2011.02.25
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Mike Heidenreich

Us Rage in the Cage

2010.09.11
Win | Decision | Split

Reyes Ortiz

Us Rage in the Cage

2010.02.13
Win | Submission | Armlock

Chad Menneke

Us Rage in the Cage

2009.12.04

Clifford Starks Wiki

Edit Tapology wikis about fighters, bouts, events and more. Help build MMA knowledge online: Update Wiki

Clifford Starks News View All

UFC 211 is by far the best UFC pay-per-view of 2017. The card took some last-minute h... (1 month ago)
Earlier this month David Branch announced his free agency. And it didn’t take long fo... (4 months ago)
Here is everything you need to know about the WSOF NYC card on New Year’s Eve, includ... (6 months ago)
The UFC’s maiden voyage to the Big Apple was a smashing success. Even though we didn’... (7 months ago)
The first two PPV main card bouts on this stacked UFC 205: Alvarez vs. McGregor event... (7 months ago)
Check out the boat full of familiar faces competing in this Friday's World Series of ... (9 months ago)
Watch World Series of Fighting competitor Jake "The Honey Bear" Heun score a KO victo... (1 year ago)
Surging light heavyweight Nikita Krylov will fight Ed Herman at UFC 201 in Atlanta, G... (1 year ago)
  • MMA Junkie : Bellator NYC staff picks: Anyone picking Wanderlei or Fedor in their Bellator debuts?
  • MMAFighting.com : UFC says Cortney Casey has been exonerated in doping case, but Texas sanctions remain
  • MMA Weekly : Don’t Get Scammed! Mayweather vs. McGregor Tickets Are Not On Sale Yet
  • MMAFighting.com : If Chuck Liddell and Tito Ortiz want to fight each other, Scott Coker says he ‘might do it’
  • MMA Junkie : Bellator NYC official weigh-in highlights, including Sergio da Silva's foot tricks
  • MMA Junkie : Sergio da Silva had many tricks for the scale at Bellator NYC – but the scale and NYSAC still won
  • MMA Junkie : Sergio da Silva has many ways to trick the scale at Bellator NYC – but the scale still wins
  • MMA Junkie : NYSAC: Chael Sonnen, Wanderlei Silva drug-tested and cleared for Bellator NYC headliner
  • MMAFighting.com : Lurking behind the buzz for Aaron Pico’s Bellator debut, there’s Zach Freeman — the man from the woodwork
  • MMA Weekly : Flyweight Unification Bout Booked for ONE: Conquest of Kings
  • MMA Junkie : Watch MMAjunkie Radio here (1 p.m. ET) with Marc Ratner, Carlos Silva and Rich Franklin
  • MMA Junkie : Stream or download MMAjunkie Radio #2474 with Michael Chiesa, Drakkar Klose, Jason High, Caros Fodor
  • MMAFighting.com : The future of Bellator starts now, live from New York
  • MMA Junkie : 10 reasons to watch Bellator NYC/Bellator 180, with a grudge match, a legend and 3 title fights
  • MMA Weekly : Chael Sonnen vs. Wanderlei Silva Grudge Match Set Following Bellator NYC Weigh-in
  • MMA Weekly : Watch the Bellator NYC Ceremonial Weigh-in Live at 6 PM ET
  • MMA Junkie : Famed Russian heavyweight Fedor Emelianenko looking for a little U.S. redemption
  • MMA Junkie : Focused on climbing UFC rankings, Michael Chiesa feels nothing personal against Kevin Lee
  • MMAFighting.com : Mike Goldberg looks back at ‘difficult' months between UFC departure and Bellator signing
  • MMA Junkie : UFC dreams, big talk, ground-game execution at center of LFA 14's championship doubleheader