“We haven’t really made substantive moves on guys that have been part of the recent UFC cuts. It’s just not our focus.” -Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney Since Rebney made that statement in a March interview with MMAFighting.com’s Mike Chiappetta, Bellator has gone on an absolute rampage of UFC reject acquisition… see what I did there. … Read more
Today New England Fights! (NEF) announced that siblings Jeremy and Jarrod Tyler of Winterport, Maine will compete alongside each other on the same fight card when each steps into the cage to make their respective amateur mixed martial arts debuts on May 18 at the Androscoggin Bank Colisee in Lewiston, Maine.
Rumford, Maine (April 16, 2013) — Today New England Fights! (NEF) posted its event listings for the 2013 summer season. The premiere full-contact mixed martial arts (MMA) promotions brand set forward a regionally-unprecedented schedule of three shows in three months by releasing dates of fights scheduled for Northern, Southern and Central Maine. “We polled the … Read more
Popular UFC veteran Marcus “The Irish Hand Grenade” Daivs (21-9, 1 NC) and Team Bombsquad rising welterweight Darrius Heyliger (4-1, 1 NC) will square off in the main event of a historic 35-bout New England Fights 7 fight card on Saturday, May 18, at the Androscoggin Bank Colisee in Lewiston, Maine.
Lewiston, Maine (March 25, 2013) — New England Fights! (NEF) is proud to announce the signing of Ray Wood (2-0) to its first multi-fight promotional contract. While the specifics of the contract remain undisclosed, sources close to the organization have revealed that the deal is structured long-term over the course of a minimum three fights … Read more
Lewiston, Maine (March 22, 2013) — Just minutes after the conclusion of its co-promotion with Bellator in Lewiston, New England Fights! (NEF) executives officially announced its next event scheduled for May 18, 2013 at the Androscoggin Bank Colisee. In the main event of that card, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) veteran and Bangor, Maine native, Marcus … Read more