At 33 years of age, Colton T. Smith has competed and won at the highest levels as a Professional Fighter and Combat Athlete. Aside from his illustrious martial arts resume, Colton is still serving his country on Active Duty with 14 years of service as an Infantryman. He is a decorated veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Some of his notable military career accolades include earning the Ranger Tab, Sapper Tab, CIB, EIB, Airborne and Air Assault badges; serving in positions from Rifleman to Company First Sergeant; Special Operations Combatives Instructor, Combatives Master Trainer and Congressional Liaison.
Colton also holds the distinction of being only Service-Member to ever fight in the UFC while on Active Duty, thus being crowned “The Ultimate Fighter” in season 16 of the hit reality show. He is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu & Combatives Black Belt. Colton is an avid Wrestling, Martial Arts and Combatives coach within his local community. He dedicates much of his free time focusing his efforts on assisting DOD assets and other Government agencies in all facets of resiliency and survivability in this volatile world. Colton bases all of his efforts off of his Christian faith. He currently resides in Virginia with his two sons and daughter.
-UFC Ultimate Fighter Winner (Season 16)
-4x UFC Veteran
-Arnold Schwarzenegger “Out of the Ring” Award Winner
-Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt (First Degree)
-Combatives Black Belt (Less than 20 in existence)
-National Wrestling Hall of Fame “Outstanding American” Inductee
-Co-Founder/ Owner of Enlisted Nine Fight Company
Roman Rozellgrew up in poverty with divorced parents, battled addiction, started a family at 18, went to college, then into the U.S. Army where he saw combat in Iraq that resulted in injury. He then succeeded through the arduous U.S. Army Special Forces training to become a Green Beret. During his duration Rozell deployed to Afghanistan, Central, and South America.
In April of 2018 Roman medically retired from the military for Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Subsequently, Roman went back to school at Arizona State University (ASU) where he defied all odds and became a 34-year-old walk-on to the Sun Devil Wrestling Team making him the oldest NCAA Division 1 wrestler in history. He graduated with honors Magna Cum Laude earning his Bachelor of Science in Sociology.
Today Rozell is a Jesus Freak, family man, motivational speaker, professional wrestler, retired Green Beret, and DDPY Warrior’s Purpose partner and leader.
SSG NATE MCCORY
Staff Sergeant Nathaniel McCory joined the Army on March 18, 2003. After
completion of Basic Training, SSG McCory was assigned to the 101st Airborne
Division. He deployed to Iraq with the 101st Airborne Division in August 2003
for a 12 month tour. A year after returning from his deployment, SSG McCory
went through the Ranger Indoctrination Program (RIP). He deployed to
Afghanistan in 2005, 2006, and 2008 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom
and deployed to Iraq in 2007 and 2009 in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
He left active duty in 2010 and entered the Army Reserves. After two years in the
Army Reserves, SSG McCory switched to the Iowa Army National Guard as a senior
instructor with the the Recruiting Sustainment Program (RSP). He is currently
employed full time with Iowa Army National Guard, AGR, as the Assistant Operations NCO.
Significant achievements include; Commandants List for Army Warrior Leader Course, and High Army Physical Fitness Test (APFT) in Drill Sergeant School; Ranger Indoctrination Program graduate; Combatives Level I certified; Combatives Level II certified; Completed EMT Basic course, and Survival Evasion, Resistance, and Escape (SERE) C Graduate, Digital Master Gunner, and Battalion Master Fitness Trainer.
SSG DAVID MARLEY
SSG David Marley was 17 when he enlisted into the Marine Corps Reserve (0311 Infantry), and later switched to Active Duty Army Infantry in 2014 where he is currently still serving. He served mainly as a Sniper, Senior Sniper, and currently helps run Snake Pit Podcast as a side hobby which further aids the Sniper, long range, and reconnaissance community.
David served in Iraq as a Squad Leader with the 101st Airborne Division, and in Afghanistan where he was notably chosen across the entire 1st Armored Division to run a Personal Security Detail for the 1AD Deputy Commanding General while in hostile environments. He was also selected to train and advise other Sniper sections while serving in Korea and Africa.
In his spare time he enjoys powerlifting, shooting competitions, graphic design, sport bike racing, tournament paintball, and family time with his Wife and pups.