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Kalib Axel Starnes (born January 6, 1975) is a Canadian mixed martial artist of Metis descent. He was featured in the third season of the reality TV series, The Ultimate Fighter. Kalib is a native of Surrey, British Columbia and trains at Richmond Sports Club in Richmond BC with Aegis Athletics.
MMA career 
Starnes has been involved in the martial arts since he was a child and began teaching when he was a teenager. His primary styles are Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Greco-Roman Wrestling and boxing. He has studied under prominent trainers such as UFC champion Royce Gracie, Olympic boxing gold medalist Howard Davis, Jr., and Olympic wrestler Colin Daynes. He received his BJJ black belt in 2010 from Bob Mc Roberts.
Starnes fought early in the series, defeating Mike Stine by referee stoppage in the first round. However, in the semifinals he lost to Kendall Grove in the third round via verbal submission due to a rib injury. Neither of these fights count towards his professional record, as they were considered exhibition matches by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. At the Finale of TUF 3 he submitted Danny Abbadi via rear naked choke. After the fight with Abbadi, he lost via TKO by strikes (ground and pound) to Yushin Okami.
After defeating, at the time, highly regarded veteran middleweight Jason MacDonald by technical knockout and The Ultimate Fighter 1 semifinalist Chris Leben by decision, Starnes lost via TKO due to injury to Alan Belcher at UFC 77.
In his final UFC bout, he lost a unanimous decision to Nate Quarry at UFC 83 in Montreal Canada. During various times in the fight Quarry mocked Starnes refusal to engage by attempting to fight him one handed, despite this, Starnes continued to flee from his opponent, prompting heavy booing from the fans.
For his performance at UFC 83, Starnes was released from his UFC contract. After his release from the UFC Starnes began fighting for smaller organizations collecting a win over Chris Cisneros at Destiny MMA by armbar in round 2. He then lost to Hector Lombard at CFC 11 by submission to punches in the first round.
On March 6, 2010, Starnes fought in the main event against Marcus Hicks (not to be confused with former WEC Lightweight title contender Marcus Hicks) at the 2nd Armageddon FC show in Victoria, B.C Canada. Starnes entered the ring to the children's song "Do you know the Muffin Man" and proceeded to win a very quick submission victory.
He faced Falaniko Vitale at X-1 World Events âChampions 2 on March 20, 2010 for the X-1 middleweight championship . He lost the fight via Ezekiel Choke submission in the first round.
Starnes faced Nick Hinchliffe at AFC3 on July 17, 2010 for the middleweight title.He won by armbar submission in the first round.
Starnes lost a unanimous decision at his debut for Canadian promotion Ringside MMA taking on former UFC title contender Patrick Cote on April 9, 2011.
Kalib faced Rodrigo Carvalho in a 10 minute BJJ Super fight in Surrey BC in early March. He lost due to a cross choke from mount.
In June 2011, Kalib Starnes announced his retirement, however in September 2012 he lost a fight to Joe Doerksen.
Kalib fought against David Perron at AFC 18 on May 19, 2013.Some say it was Kalib's best fight in years as he had a dominating TKO victory in the second round. He announced afterwards in an interview that he'd like to possibly fight in the UFC one more time before retiring. He insured that he'd fight the way he did here and prove that he's one of the best in western Canada.
Kalib Starnes will step up to Heavyweight and fight former UFC Heavyweight Tim Hague at Aggression Fighting Championship 19 in Edmonton, Alberta on July 5, 2013.
Personal life 
Kalib has a daughter named Sienna.
Mixed martial arts record 
External links 
- Professional MMA record for Kalib Starnes from Sherdog