Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
|Reach 73.0 in (185 cm)|
Name Scott Cleve
|Born July 22, 1982 (age 33)
Long Beach, California, United States (1982-07-22) |
Weight 145 lb (66 kg; 10.4 st)
Division Featherweight Lightweight
Fighting out of Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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Scott Cleve (born July 22, 1982) is an American mixed martial artist currently competing in Bellator's Featherweight division. A professional competitor since 2010, he has also competed for the MFC.
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- Early career
- Bellator MMA
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Cleve was born in Long Beach, California and raised in Escondido, California, attending Escondido High School where he competed in wrestling and football. Cleve continued with wrestling on a scholarship at Adams State University, receiving All-American honors his senior season. Two years after graduating, Cleve began training in mixed martial arts.
Cleve compiled an amateur record of 4–1 with the lone loss being against current World Series of Fighting lightweight champion, Justin Gaethje, before turning professional. From August 2010 to June 2013, Cleve amassed a record of 13–3, with most of his victories coming by KO/TKO. During this time, Cleve picked up notable victories over Abel Trujillo, Derek Campos and Ryan Schultz.
Cleve signed with Bellator and made his promotional debut on October 4, 2013 at Bellator 102 against Isaac DeJesus. He won the fight via TKO in the second round.
Cleve faced Daniel Weichel in the quarterfinals of Bellator's season ten featherweight tournament at Bellator 110. Cleve lost the fight via rear-naked choke submission in the first round.
Cleve fought Matt Bessette at Bellator 123 on September 5, 2014. Cleve won the fight via unanimous decision.
Cleve faced John Teixeira at Bellator 128 on October 10, 2014. He lost the fight via split decision.
Cleve next faced Noad Lahat at Bellator 164 on November 10, 2016. He lost the fight via submission in the first round.