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LIVE Round by Round Coverage of NEF 31: The Old Port

| November 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
LIVE Round by Round Coverage of NEF 31: The Old Port

NEF 31: The Old Port emanates from the Aura in downtown Portland, and begins at 7:00 pm EST. Stay tuned for round-by-round results throughout the event. AMATEUR BOUTS Female Bantamweight (135 lbs.) Danae Dostie (Kenney’s MMA) (0-0-0) v. Jayda Bailey (Young’s MMA) (0-0-0) Round 1: Dostie throws a shot off the glove touch, but doesn’t […]

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FIRST NEF WOMEN’S CHAMPIONSHIP WILL BE AWARDED ON NOVEMBER 3RD

| August 24, 2017 | 0 Comments
FIRST NEF WOMEN’S CHAMPIONSHIP WILL BE AWARDED ON NOVEMBER 3RD

[NEF Press Release] Portland, Maine (August 23, 2017) – New England Fights (NEF) will make its long-awaited debut in Portland on Friday, November 3, 2017 at Aura with “NEF 31: The Old Port.”  Earlier today, the fight promotion announced the addition of an amateur mixed-martial-arts title bout to the card.  Alex Walker (4-1) will take […]

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LIVE Round by Round Coverage of NEF 29: Stars & Stripes

| June 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
LIVE Round by Round Coverage of NEF 29: Stars & Stripes

PROFESSIONAL BOXING BOUTS Super Middleweight (168 lbs.) Jason Quirk (Portland Boxing Club) (5-0-0) v. Borngod Washington (Independent) (3-19-0) Round 1: Washington is playing turtle defense for most of the round, with Quirk using mostly uppercuts to get between the guard. Quirk hits a late round uppercut that takes Washington off his feet, but Borngod is […]

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LIVE Round by Round Coverage of NEF 28: Invincible

| April 29, 2017 | 0 Comments
LIVE Round by Round Coverage of NEF 28: Invincible

NEF 28: Invincible begins at 7:00 pm EST. Stay tuned for round-by-round results throughout the event. AMATEUR BOUTS Middleweight (185 lbs.) Josh Jones (First Class MMA) (0-0-0) v. Sean Worcester (Independent) (0-2-0) Round 1: Worcester’s defenses are almost non existent, and Jones tees off on his opponent at will, bloodying him within the first ten […]

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PREVIEW: NEF 28: Invincible

| April 28, 2017 | 1 Comment
PREVIEW: NEF 28: Invincible

Photo courtesy of New England Fights The weigh-ins are in the bag and it’s time to prepare for NEF 28: Invincible. Tomorrow night, at the Androscoggin Bank Colisee, in Lewiston, Maine, futures will be determined, hearts will be shattered, legacies will be bolstered, and careers will be altered forever. In a card plagued by tragic […]

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Dearly Destructive Dexter Shows Up

| March 22, 2017 | 0 Comments
Dearly Destructive Dexter Shows Up

Ricky Dexter wants to punch someone. The problem is, he sometimes has a hard time finding people who will show up. While his fighting career started in 2013, Dexter “competed” long before that. “I fought a few bar fights. I was in the navy, so I’d get in some scraps. Stupid masculine sh*t. I was […]

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Shadowboxer: Once Again, Jon Lemke is the Underdog

| March 15, 2017 | 0 Comments
Shadowboxer: Once Again, Jon Lemke is the Underdog

Let us make it clear that Jon Lemke lives in the shadows, with ghosts, and demons. Some of Lemke’s demons are from his past… of his own making… and through his tenure as a United States Marine (where he ended up on the Marine Corps boxing team), and his career in mixed martial arts, he […]

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Man in Motion: “The” Ryan Sanders Climbs Higher

| March 7, 2017 | 0 Comments
Man in Motion: “The” Ryan Sanders Climbs Higher

At NEF 27: Resurgence, the final fight on the card was the shortest. After a good mix of stoppages and decisions, the crowd settled down for a main event that screeched to a halt less than a half minute into the first round, when John Ortolani signaled to the referee that he was done fighting […]

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Almost Perfect: After Young’s Dominates, Lacey Looks Forward

| February 27, 2017 | 0 Comments
Almost Perfect: After Young’s Dominates, Lacey Looks Forward

After NEF 27: Resurgence was in the books, everyone with a fight on that card who trained at Young’s MMA had walked out with a victory. Everyone except Aaron Lacey. Fight after fight, dominant performance after dominant performance, four stoppages (Fred Lear, Victor Irwin, Josh Harvey, Ryan Sanders) and two wins by unanimous decision (Angela […]

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LIVE Round by Round Coverage of NEF 27: Resurgence

| February 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
LIVE Round by Round Coverage of NEF 27: Resurgence

NEF 27: Resurgence begins at 7:00 pm EST. Stay tuned for round-by-round results throughout the event. NEWS: Due to weather conditions, Chris Jacobs will not be present for his fight with Aaron Lacey. Though this is a heartbreaking turn of events, both fighters were primed and ready to go, and both should be commended for […]

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No Resurgence Here: Aaron Lacey Hasn’t Stopped

| February 6, 2017 | 1 Comment
No Resurgence Here: Aaron Lacey Hasn’t Stopped

“Relentless” Aaron Lacey is an intelligent, well spoken, down to earth individual. He has a fiancee, of whom he speaks often and warmly. He has a future step-daughter, a responsibility that he takes very seriously. He loves superheroes (more of a DC guy than a Marvel guy). And his passion is to clobber a person, or […]

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NEF UNVEILS ITS CARD FOR DANA WHITE

| July 14, 2016 | 6 Comments
NEF UNVEILS ITS CARD FOR DANA WHITE

NEF STYMIES NEW ENGLAND MMA WITH LACK LUSTER CARD FOR DANA WHITE VISIT NOT THEIR BEST FOOT FORWARD BANGOR, ME. — The Boss is coming they said…There’s several ways to look at this, and I’ll explain a couple. Sources explain the push for the event as an opportunity for New England fighters to showcase their abilities […]

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Dana White’s “Lookin for a fight'” comes to Bangor, ME

| July 9, 2016 | 0 Comments
Dana White’s “Lookin for a fight'” comes to Bangor, ME

UFC PRESIDENT COMING TO BANGOR TO SCOUT NEF MMA TALENT [NEF Press Release] Bangor, Maine (July 8, 2016) – It has been nearly a week since the news broke. Dana White, the president of the world’s biggest mixed-martial-arts (MMA) promotion, the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), will be coming home to scout New England Fights (NEF) […]

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New England Fights – NEF 24 June 18 – PREVIEW

| June 14, 2016 | 0 Comments
New England Fights – NEF 24 June 18 – PREVIEW

  Lewiston, ME. — NEF returns back to its home state of Maine for its 24th installment after its first trip to Cape Cod, Massachusetts. It should be a refreshing feeling to be back home to the Androscoggin Bank Colisee after a great effort in the Cape just didnt pan out the numbers they are used […]

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NEF 23, Photos

| May 16, 2016 | 0 Comments
NEF 23, Photos

May 14th, Hyannis, MA

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