FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Portland, Maine (October 4, 2022) – New England Fights (NEF) returns to Aura in Portland, Maine on Saturday, November 12, 2022, with its next mixed-martial-arts (MMA) event “NEF 50.”  Earlier today the fight promotion announced the addition of An amateur lightweight bout to the card.  Ed Davis (1-0) is scheduled to meet Patrick Mitchell (1-0) at a fight weight of 155 pounds.

Ed Davis showed tremendous heart and determination on his way to victory in his amateur debut at “NEF 47” last summer.  After a first round that saw him get taken down and mounted by his opponent Joe Peters (1-2), the pair engaged in a back and forth slugfest to start the second.  Davis got the better of Peters in the exchange and the referee stopped the bout, declaring Davis the winner by technical knockout.  For the fight with Mitchell, Davis will drop down from the 170-pound welterweight division to lightweight.  He currently represents Titan Athletics based in Brewer, Maine.

“I’m super excited to be back in the cage and make my lightweight debut,” said Davis. “I can’t wait to get out there and put on a show for the NEF fans! Patrick looks like a tough guy. Hopefully we can put on a banger of a fight!”

Patrick Mitchell made his amateur debut last month at “NEF 49” in Bangor, Maine against Kaleb Kenney (0-3).  Mitchell took Kenney down once in each of three rounds, fought off a triangle choke attempt, and dominated in top position to get the unanimous decision win.  He currently represents Team Ellison.

“I’m very excited to be stepping back into the cage looking for my second NEF win,” said Mitchell.  “Ed Davis is going to be a very tough opponent. As always, much respect to my opponent. I would like to thank (NEF owners) Nick DiSalvo and Matt Peterson for the opportunity to fight and represent New England Fights.”

“NEF 50” is scheduled for Saturday, November 12 at Aura in Portland, Maine.  Doors will open at 6 p.m. with first fight taking place at 7 p.m.  Tickets are available now at

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New England Fights (“NEF”) is a fight events promotions company. NEF’s mission is to create the highest quality events for fighters and fans alike. NEF’s executive team has extensive experience in combat sports management, events production, media relations, marketing, legal and advertising.