Houston Alexander signs with Bellator, to fight Vladimir Matyushenko

“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

Tyler brothers set to debut at NEF 7 on May 18

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.

New England Fights! Releases ‘Summer Vacationland Fight Tour’ Event Schedule

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

Marcus Davis headlines historic 35-bout New England Fights card

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.

New England Fights! and Bucksport’s Ray Wood Sign Multi-Fight Contract, Announce First Fight of Deal Scheduled for May 18 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

Two UFC Veterans and Two Maine State Title Fights to Headline Next New England Fights! Event on May 18 in Lewiston

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

Bellator 93 weigh-in results

Bellator 93

The fighter weigh-ins for Bellator 93 are in the books and all fighters made weight without issue. Competing in the Season 8 lightweight tournament finals, Marcin Held weighed in at 155.9 pounds, while his opponent, Dave Jansen weighed in at 155.8 pounds.

Bellator 93: Jansen vs. Held, Lightweight Tournament Finals set for March 21 at Maine’s Androscoggin Colisee

Bellator 93, Dave Jansen, Marcin Held

The Bellator 93 event is set for March 21 in Maine at the Androscoggin Colisee, and will be headlined by the Lightweight Tournament Final between Marcin Held and Dave Jansen. Both fighters will be vying for the $100,000 prize and a lightweight title shot.