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Age 38
Gender Male
Height 5' 10"
Weight Class Middleweight

Clifford Starks is a MMA fighter with a professional fight record of 12 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws

Professional Career Statistics

Pro Record 12-5-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Career Length 7 years, 11 months, 14 days
Rounds Fought 35.1
Avg. Fights/Year 2.1
Longest Layoff 1 year, 4 months, 17 days
Quickest Turnaround 1 week, 6 days

Record BreakDown

- KO/TKO SUB DEC
Wins 2 4 6
Losses 1 2 2
Finish Rate 50.0%
Finished Rate 60.0%
Win by Decision Rate 50.0%
Loss by Decision Rate 40.0%
Win by KO Rate 16.7%
Loss by KO Rate 20.0%
Win by SUB Rate 33.3%
Loss by SUB Rate 40.0%
Win Method
Loss Method

Current Streak

1 Loss

Quick Hits

Fastest Win 01:42
Fastest KO 01:42
Fastest SUB 03:35
Ave. Rounds (Ws) 2.0
Ave. Length of Fight (Ws) 09:59
Ave. Rounds (Ls) 2.2
Ave. Length of Fight (Ls) 11:09
Finish Rounds
Finished Rounds

Official Professional Fight Record

Date Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
NSF 11/18/2017 L
(12-4-0)
Abdul-Rahman Dzhanaev
(8-1-0)
MW Decision (Majority Decision)
Absolute Championship Berkut 74
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 09/23/2017 W
(11-4-0)
Waylon Quotskuyva
(0-0-0)
LHW
(196.5 vs. 203.4)
Submission (Americana)
RUF MMA 22 @ Ultra Star
1 3:35
NSF 08/19/2017 L
(11-3-0)
Albert Duraev
(10-3-0)
MW Submission
Absolute Championship Berkut 67
2 2:34
Official MMA Fight Results 04/02/2016 L
(11-2-0)
David Branch
(17-3-0)
MW
(184.4 vs. 184.8)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
World Series of Fighting 30 - Branch vs Starks
5 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 09/18/2015 W
(10-2-0)
Krasimir Mladenov
(0-0-0)
MW
(186.0 vs. 185.7)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
World Series of Fighting 23 - Gaethje vs Palomino II
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 08/01/2015 W
(9-2-0)
Mike Kyle
(19-13-1)
LHW
(204.8 vs. 206.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
World Series of Fighting 22 - Palhares vs Shields
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 03/28/2015 W
(8-2-0)
Jake Heun
(7-3-0)
LHW
(201.3 vs. 205.1)
Submission (Arm Triangle Choke)
World Series of Fighting 19 - Gaethje vs Palomino
2 4:11
Official MMA Fight Results 09/26/2014 W
(7-2-0)
Kobe Ortiz
(8-4-0)
MW
(185.3 vs. 186.0)
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
Bellator MMA 126
2 0:52
Official MMA Fight Results 09/20/2013 W
(6-2-0)
Joe Yager
(5-2-0)
LHW
(202.7 vs. 205.5)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Bellator MMA 100
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 04/20/2013 L
(6-1-0)
Yoel Romero
(4-1-0)
MW
(185.0 vs. 185.0)
KO (Knee)
UFC on Fox 7: Henderson vs. Melendez
1 1:32
Official MMA Fight Results 02/04/2012 L
(6-0-0)
Edward Herman
(17-8-0)
MW
(185.0 vs. 185.0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
UFC 143: Diaz vs. Condit
2 1:43
Official MMA Fight Results 10/29/2011 W
(5-0-0)
Dustin Jacoby
(6-0-0)
MW
(186.0 vs. 185.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 137 : Penn vs. Diaz
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 10/15/2011 W
(4-0-0)
Artenas Young
(7-3-0)
MW
(186.0 vs. 185.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Richard Steele Promotions: Shark Fights 20
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 05/21/2011 W
(3-0-0)
Rudy Aguilar
(0-1-0)
LHW
(209.0* vs. 202.0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
RITC 152
1 1:42
Official MMA Fight Results 04/16/2011 W
(2-0-0)
Roe Harris
(1-2-0)
LHW
(204.8 vs. 209.8*)
KO
RITC 151
1 2:59
Official MMA Fight Results 02/25/2011 W
(1-0-0)
Anthony Johnson
(0-0-0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
MEZ Sports: Pandemonium 4
3 5:00
NSF 12/04/2009 W
(0-0-0)
Chad Menneke
(0-0-0)
Submission (Keylock)
Rage in the Cage - RITC 138
2 1:35
* Bouts marked with an 'Official' logo denote results which have been verified by an ABC-recognized athletic commission
* Bouts marked with an (*) are considered exhibition bouts and do not count towards the fighter's record
* Weights marked with an (*) denote those over the limit for the weight class

Amateur Career Statistics

Amateur Record 2-0-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Career Length 6 months, 29 days
Rounds Fought 3.5
Avg. Fights/Year 4.0
Longest Layoff 6 months, 29 days
Quickest Turnaround 6 months, 29 days

Record BreakDown

- KO/TKO SUB DEC
Wins 1 0 1
Losses 0 0 0
Finish Rate 50.0%
Finished Rate 0.0%
Win by Decision Rate 50.0%
Loss by Decision Rate 0.0%
Win by KO Rate 50.0%
Loss by KO Rate 0.0%
Win by SUB Rate 0.0%
Loss by SUB Rate 0.0%
Win Method

Current Streak

2 Wins

Quick Hits

Fastest Win 01:23
Fastest KO 01:23
Fastest SUB -
Ave. Rounds (Ws) 1.7
Ave. Length of Fight (Ws) 05:11
Ave. Rounds (Ls) 0.0
Ave. Length of Fight (Ls) 00:00
Finish Rounds

Official Amateur Fight Record

Date Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
Official MMA Fight Results 09/11/2010 W
(1-0-0)
Michael Heidenreich
(0-0-0)
LHW
(202.2 vs. 198.4)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage)
Rage in the Cage - RITC: 144
1 1:23
NSF 02/13/2010 W
(0-0-0)
Reyes Ortiz
(1-0-0)
LHW
(201.0 vs. 204.0)
Decision (Split Decision)
Rage in the Cage 139
3 3:00
* Bouts marked with an 'Official' logo denote results which have been verified by an ABC-recognized athletic commission
* Bouts marked with an (*) are considered exhibition bouts and do not count towards the fighter's record
* Weights marked with an (*) denote those over the limit for the weight class