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Mark Jack vs Chris Lee at NEF 55

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Bangor, Maine (September 25, 2023) – New England Fights presents its next mixed-martial-arts event “NEF 55: Glory Days” on Saturday, November 11, 2023, at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.  Earlier today, NEF announced the addition of a professional welterweight bout to the card.  Mark “Pockets” Jack (3-3) will take on Chris “Light Horse” Lee (1-0) …

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WATSON vs ORMSBY TO HEADLINE NEF 55

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Bangor, Maine (September 21, 2023) – New England Fights presents its next mixed-martial-arts event “NEF 55: Glory Days” on Saturday, November 11, 2023, at Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.  Earlier today, NEF announced the main event for the card.  Glory “The Fury” Watson (5-1) will meet Shawna “Bam Bam” Ormsby (2-4) at the strawweight limit of …

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JOLICOEUR ON FIGHT THIS SATURDAY IN PORTLAND: “I’M EXCITED. EXPECT FIREWORKS”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Portland, Maine (July 4, 2023) Having one fight fall through and then being chosen as a substitute opponent for someone else midway through a fight camp doesn’t bother Mike Jolicoeur. If anything, it fits right into his ‘have-knuckles, will-travel’ agenda. The Nashua, New Hampshire-based Jolicoeur has made four walks to the mixed …

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‘BUTTER KNIFE’ TO RETURN TO WHERE IT ALL BEGAN

New England Fights’ first foray into historic, ceremonious Merrill Auditorium in Portland, Maine, coincided with a rookie voyage into the mixed martial arts cage for Tyler Smythe. It was shorter than a guitar solo or violin interlude. Smythe slapped a rear naked choke on Clifford Redman in 47 seconds for the first of his seven …

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KILROY TRANSITIONS FROM THE WRESTLING MATS TO THE MMA CAGE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Portland, Maine (June 29, 2023) Rumford and its surrounding communities make up one of the consummate mill towns that have given Maine so much flavor and financial clout over two centuries. The smoke and the distinct “smell of money” subsided elsewhere as technology and other factors exacted their toll from pulp and …

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SANDERS ON NEF 53 FIGHT WITH ZEBIAN: “THE FACT THAT HE IS LEGITIMATE MAKES ME WANT TO BEAT HIS ASS”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Portland, Maine (June 28, 2023) A primary motivational mantra in the life and career of “The” Ryan Sanders, one recently added to his sprawling canvas of skin art, is “evolve or die.” It’s advice he took to heart seven years ago in his professional mixed martial arts career and parlayed into 10 …

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145 Championship Fight Announced

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Portland, Maine (June 24, 2023) – New England Fights returns to Merrill Auditorium in Portland with its next mixed-martial-arts (MMA) event, “NEF 53: American Valor,” on Saturday, July 8, 2023.  Earlier today, the fight promotion announced the addition of an amateur championship bout to the card.  Brandon Maillet-Fevens (4-3) will meet Teddy Politis (5-1) for the …

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