Tag: NEF

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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NEF 23 Cage the cape: REVIEW

| May 14, 2016 | 0 Comments
NEF 23 Cage the cape:  REVIEW

NEF 23 EVENT REVIEW Hyannis, MA — NEF brought their cage to the cape. They also brought their A game. The Hyannis Youth and Community Center was a great venue. There was plenty of room and a balcony that gave fans a birds eye view of the cage.   Fabian MIranda (Juniko) vs Steve Bang (CMBJJ) […]

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NEF 23 cage the cape fight card

| May 10, 2016 | 0 Comments
NEF 23 cage the cape fight card

NEF is bringing their cage to the cape. this 9 fight card will be taking place at the Hyannis youth and community center on May 14th.Here is the card. Amateurs 130 Ryan “razzle dazzle” Kane 4-3 (juniko) v Dustin Veinott 4-4(cmbjj) 135 Kylie O’hearn 0-0 (juniko) v Angela Young 1-1 (Young’s) 160 Ed Forlenza 0-0 […]

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WHAT WE LEARNED FROM NEF 22

| April 24, 2016 | 0 Comments
WHAT WE LEARNED FROM NEF 22

Lewiston, ME — NEF 22 was a sucess in more ways than normal. The Northeast Powerhouse and number one voted promotion of the year in 2015 announced its foray into Massachusetts earlier this year for a May 14th debut in Hyannis. NEF kept on par with its 2000 plus attendance record at the Lewiston Androscoggin bank […]

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Harvey and Denning to bang heads at NEF April 23rd

| March 26, 2016 | 0 Comments
Harvey and Denning to bang heads at NEF April 23rd

  Harvey and Denning bang heads at NEF April 23rd “I just pray he shows up” —Josh Harvey Lewiston, ME. — The most interesting MMA fighter in New England, A modern day “Cowboy” will make his MMA pro debut April 23rd and leave behind an impressive 5-1 amateur record and the Maine state amateur lightweight title. […]

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NEF to make Massachusetts Debut

| March 6, 2016 | 0 Comments
NEF to make Massachusetts Debut

Hyannis, MA — New England Fights (NEF) made a major announcement late this week.  New England’s 2015 Promotion of the year has announced its plans to bring their brand of MMA from the great state of Maine to Massachusetts vacation getaway of Cape Cod! NEF will look to make a considerable approach to improving on a […]

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