Colton
Smith
6-4-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 4 fights.
Record: 6-4-0
Summary: Grappling, boxing

Fighter Info

From: Des Moines, IA USA
Fights Out Of: Fort Hood, TX USA
Age: 26
Height: 6' 0" ( 182 cm )
Weight: 155 lb ( 70 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
130
42% Successful
54
Types of Successful Strikes
0
54
56% Standing
31%
13%
30
17
7
Striking Defense
52
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
25
36% Successful
9
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
3
6
0
Takedown Defense
25
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Loss
Colton Smith Jun 28, 2014
2 0 0 0 R1 Submission
Carlos Diego Ferreira 7 1 1 1
Loss
Colton Smith Nov 6, 2013
4 2 1 1 R2 Submission
Michael Chiesa 7 1 2 3
Loss
Colton Smith May 25, 2013
33 0 1 0 R3 KO/TKO
Robert Whittaker 53 1 0 0
Colton Smith Dec 15, 2012
15 7 1 5 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Mike Ricci 9 0 0 1

Biography

TRAINING: I train 3x 6 days a week. Mixture of Muay Thai, BJJ, Wrestling, and strength and conditioning.

When and why did you start training for fighting?
Jan 2008. I came back from a Deployment to Iraq and took a fight as a challenge and won in the first round by TKO with no prior training other than Army Combatives training and being a lifelong wrestler.

What ranks and titles have you held?
TUF 16 winner

Do you have any heroes?
The men and women who I have fought side by side in Combat with will forever be my heroes.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC?
It is my God-birthed dream to be an Active Duty Army Leader and a UFC Fighter, in order to set the example for my subordinates to let them know you can serve your country and chase your dreams as an athlete at the same time!

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn?
None

What was your job before you started fighting?
I am an Airborne Ranger Qualified Infantryman in the US Army for the past 7 years.

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition?
7-1 in MMA as an amateur with seven first round finishes. Iowa State Greco-Roman and Freestyle wrestling Champion

Favorite grappling technique:
Gogoplata

Favorite striking technique:
Spinning heel kick
•    Team Nelson member on TUF 16

•    Pro since 2009

•    Three first round finishes

•    Three wins by submission, one by KO

Career

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