Clifford
Starks

  • Age:
    39
  • Gender:
    Male
  • Height:
    5' 10"
  • Weight:
    205
  • Fighting Out Of:

Stats

W-L-D
12-5-0
(T)KO
2-1
SUB
4-2
  • Age:
    39
  • Gender:
    Male
  • Height:
    5' 10"
  • Weight:
    205
  • Fighting Out Of:

Stats

W-L-D
12-5-0
(T)KO
2-1
SUB
4-2

Professional Career Statistics

Current Streak

  • Losses:
    1

Quick Hits

  • Fastest Win:
    01:42
  • Fastest KO:
    01:42
  • Fastest SUB:
    03:35

(T)KO/DEC/SUB Rates

  • Finish Rate:
    50%
  • Finished Rate:
    60%
  • Win by Decision Rate:
    50%
  • Loss by Decision Rate:
    40%
  • Win by KO Rate:
    16.7%
  • Loss by KO Rate:
    20%
  • Win by SUB Rate:
    33.3%
  • Loss by SUB Rate:
    40%

Time in cage

  • 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 years, 4 month, 17 days
  • Quickest Turnaround:
    13 days

By the rounds

  • Ave. Rounds (Ws):
    2
  • Ave. Length of Fight (Ws):
    09:59
  • Ave. Rounds (Ls):
    2.2
  • Ave. Length of Fight (Ls):
    11:09

Professional Fight Record

Date Res. Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
NSF
11/18/2017
Loss
12-4-0
Abdul-Rahman Dzhanaev
(8-1-0)
Middleweight
Decision (Majority Decision)
Absolute Championship Berkut 74
3 05:00
09/23/2017
Win
11-4-0
Waylon Quotskuyva
(0-0-0)
Light-heavyweight
196.5 vs 203.4
Submission (Americana)
RUF MMA 22 @ Ultra Star
1 03:35
NSF
08/19/2017
Loss
11-3-0
Albert Duraev
(10-3-0)
Middleweight
Submission
Absolute Championship Berkut 67
2 02:34
04/02/2016
Loss
11-2-0
David Branch
(17-3-0)
Middleweight
184.4 vs 184.8
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
World Series of Fighting 30 - Branch vs Starks
5 05:00
09/18/2015
Win
10-2-0
Krasimir Mladenov
(0-0-0)
Middleweight
186 vs 185.7
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
World Series of Fighting 23 - Gaethje vs Palomino II
3 05:00
08/01/2015
Win
9-2-0
Mike Kyle
(19-13-1)
Light-heavyweight
204.8 vs 206
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
World Series of Fighting 22 - Palhares vs Shields
3 05:00
03/28/2015
Win
8-2-0
Jake Heun
(7-3-0)
Light-heavyweight
201.3 vs 205.1
Submission (Arm Triangle Choke)
World Series of Fighting 19 - Gaethje vs Palomino
2 04:11
09/26/2014
Win
7-2-0
Kobe Ortiz
(8-4-0)
Middleweight
185.3 vs 186
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
Bellator MMA 126
2 00:52
09/20/2013
Win
6-2-0
Joe Yager
(5-2-0)
Light-heavyweight
202.7 vs 205.5
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Bellator MMA 100
3 05:00
04/20/2013
Loss
6-1-0
Yoel Romero
(4-1-0)
Middleweight
185 vs 185
KO (Knee)
UFC on Fox 7: Henderson vs. Melendez
1 01:32
02/04/2012
Loss
6-0-0
Ed Herman
(17-8-0)
Middleweight
185 vs 185
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
UFC 143: Diaz vs. Condit
2 01:43
10/29/2011
Win
5-0-0
Dustin Jacoby
(6-0-0)
Middleweight
186 vs 185
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 137 : Penn vs. Diaz
3 05:00
10/15/2011
Win
4-0-0
Artenas Young
(7-3-0)
Middleweight
186 vs 185
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Richard Steele Promotions: Shark Fights 20
3 05:00
05/21/2011
Win
3-0-0
Rudy Aguilar
(0-1-0)
Light-heavyweight
209 vs 202
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
RITC 152
1 01:42
04/16/2011
Win
2-0-0
Roe Harris
(1-2-0)
Light-heavyweight
204.8 vs 209.8
KO
RITC 151
1 02:59
02/25/2011
Win
1-0-0
Anthony Johnson
(0-0-0)

Decision (Unanimous Decision)
MEZ Sports: Pandemonium 4
3 05:00
NSF
12/04/2009
Win
0-0-0
Chad Menneke
(0-0-0)

Submission (Keylock)
Rage in the Cage - RITC 138
2 01:35

* 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

Current Streak

  • Wins:
    2

Quick Hits

  • Fastest Win:
    01:23
  • Fastest KO:
    01:23
  • Fastest SUB:
    00:00

(T)KO/DEC/SUB Rates

  • Finish Rate:
    50%
  • Finished Rate:
    0%
  • Win by Decision Rate:
    50%
  • Loss by Decision Rate:
    0%
  • Win by KO Rate:
    50%
  • Loss by KO Rate:
    0%
  • Win by SUB Rate:
    0%
  • Loss by SUB Rate:
    0%

Time in cage

  • Pro Record:
    2-0-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Career Length:
    0 years, 6 months, 29 days
  • Rounds Fought:
    3.5
  • Avg. Fights/Year:
    4
  • Longest Layoff:
    0 years, 6 month, 29 days
  • Quickest Turnaround:
    6 months, 29 days

By the rounds

  • Ave. Rounds (Ws):
    1.7
  • Ave. Length of Fight (Ws):
    05:11
  • Ave. Rounds (Ls):
    0
  • Ave. Length of Fight (Ls):
    00:00

Amateur Fight Record

Date Res. Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
09/11/2010
Win
1-0-0
Michael Heidenreich
(0-0-0)
Light-heavyweight
202.2 vs 198.4
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage)
Rage in the Cage - RITC: 144
1 01:23
NSF
02/13/2010
Win
0-0-0
Reyes Ortiz
(1-0-0)
Light-heavyweight
201 vs 204
Decision (Split Decision)
Rage in the Cage 139
3 03:00

* 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