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Aaron Stark

Name Aaron Stark
Nickname N/A
Association Team Quest
Weight Class Light Heavyweight (205 lbs.)
Height 6′ 1″ (185 cm)
Style Wrestling
Birth Date July 21, 1975
Fighting Out Of Portland, Oregon
Country USA
Aaron Stark Pictures Official Website

”’Aaron Mitchell Stark”’ is an American professional mixed martial arts fighter who competes as a Light Heavyweight. Stark fought for various regional organizations and was a member of the Portland Wolfpack, an International Fight League (IFL) team coached by Matt Lindland.

== Professional Record ==

Record 11 – 8 – 0 (Win â€Â“ Loss â€Â“ Draw)
Wins 1 (T)KOs
6 Submissions
3 Decisions
Losses 3 (T)KOs
4 Submissions
0 Decisions
Result Opponent Method Event Title Date Round Time Notes
Loss Mario Miranda TKO (Punches) SportFight 30: Limitless 10/22/2011 2 1:29
Win Jared Torgeson Submission (Rear Naked Choke) SRP: Square Ring Promotions 7/29/2011 1 1:11
Loss Toni Valtonen TKO (Punches) FF 26: Fight Festival 26 10/17/2009 2 4:03
Loss Rodney Wallace Submission (Kimura) Vendetta Fighting Championships: A Night of Vengeance 9/05/2009 2 2:18 Vendetta Fighting Championships Light Heavyweight Tournament Semi-finals
Win Angelo Araujo Decision (Unanimous) Vendetta Fighting Championships: A Night of Vengeance 9/05/2009 3 5:00 VFC Light Heavyweight Tournament Opening Round
Loss Tim Boetsch Submission (Guillotine Choke) KOTC Thunderstruck 8/15/2009 2 1:18
Win Rashad Brooks Submission (Rear Naked Choke) CATC 4: Carnage at the Creek 4 11/22/2008 1 1:56
Win Denis Gomes Decision (Unanimous) VFC 1: Vengeance Fighting Championship 1 9/27/2008 3 5:00
Win Ron Fields Submission (Anaconda Choke) SF 24: Domination 9/19/2008 3 4:47
Win Lamont Lister Decision (Unanimous) IFL: Connecticut 5/16/2008 3 4:00
Win Dallas Browning Submission (Guillotine Choke) SF 21: Seasons Beatings 12/22/2007 1 0:47
Win Jimmy Johnson Submission (Guillotine Choke) ICS: Cage Rage 10/13/2007 1 1:58
Loss Vladimir Matyushenko TKO (Punches) IFL: Everett 6/01/2007 1 2:49
Loss Mike Ciesnolevicz Technical Submission (Guillotine Choke) IFL: Championship Final 12/29/2006 3 1:03
Win Alex Schoenauer Submission (Guillotine Choke) IFL: World Championship Semifinals 11/02/2006 2 2:43
Win Reese Andy TKO (Punches) IFL: Portland 9/09/2006 3 2:00
Win [[Marcus Hicks (Light Heavyweight) | Marcus Hicks]] Submission NFC 6: Natural Disaster 7/15/2006 1 3:23
Loss Brian Stann TKO (Punches) SF 14: Resolution 1/06/2006 1 3:14
Loss Fabiano Capoani Submission (Armbar) AFC 14: Absolute Fighting Championships 14 12/10/2005 1 2:44

== Biography ==
=== High School and College Years ===
Wrestling since age 5, in 1993, he was the Oregon state champion during his senior year wrestling at Pendleton High School in Pendleton, Oregon, where he only wrestled for one year. He transferred from Glencoe High School in Hillsboro, Oregon, which he attended from 1990 to 1992. He then wrestled for the University of Wisconsin-Madison, majoring in Agricultural Business Management, and graduating in 1998.

In 1996, Stark was the only wrestler in the country to score offensive points against National Champion Les Gutches. His highest finish during his collegiate wrestling career came during his senior (fifth) year which he placed third in the 1998 Big Ten Championships held at Penn State University. His highest finish at the United States Open National Championships in freestyle wrestling was eighth place.

== Personal Life ==
Stark is a non-active member of Mensa. He took the test (and scored 134, two points above the cutoff) while still an undergraduate in Madison, Wisconsin.

On 9 September 2000, he married Tiffany Marie Tennefoss, owner of Tiffany Stark Fundraising LLC, a Republican concern, who has worked for Ron Saxton and Mitt Romney. They lived in the hills of northwest Portland, but separated in late 2007. While his divorce is still pending, Stark has now joined several dating websites looking for childless women to date casually, as he has publicly stated that he has no desire to ever remarry or raise children.

Heir to a door and cabinet manufacturing company, he is an aficionado of Cuban cigars, and an oenophile who plans to bottle his own Pinot noir wine in a few years. He is presently the manager of the Colene Clemens Vineyard in Newberg, Oregon, a family business named in honor of his maternal grandmother.

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