FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Portland, Maine (October 30, 2017) – New England Fights (NEF) makes its long-awaited debut in Portland this Friday night, November 3, 2017 with the fight promotion’s next mixed-martial-arts event, “NEF 31: The Old Port.”  Earlier today, NEF announced that the event weigh-ins will originate from the lounge of the Fireside Inn & Suites this Thursday, November 2, 2017 at 2 p.m. EDT.  The Fireside Inn & Suites is located at 81 Riverside Street, Portland, Maine 04103.

Weigh-ins are free and open to the public.  Fans and press are encouraged to attend.  All of the competitors on this Friday’s card will be present.  Fighters will be available for interviews and photo opportunities.  For those unable to attend, the weigh-ins will stream live on the “New England Fights” Facebook page.

The full “NEF 31” fight card (subject to change):


135 POUNDS: Paul Gorman vs. James Blair

150 POUNDS: John Raio vs. Zenon Herrera


115 POUND*TITLE: Hilarie Rose vs. Alex Walker

125 POUND*TITLE: Justin Witham vs. Nate Boucher

265 POUND*TITLE: Nick Gulliver (c) vs. Terrance Jean-Jacques

135 POUNDS: Henry Clark vs. Carl Langston

170 POUNDS: Phil Pearson vs. Mohammed al Kinani

145 POUNDS: Isaac Therrien vs. Chad Weymouth

135 POUNDS: Francesca Morabito vs. Carol Linn Powell

155 POUNDS: Emmett Huber vs. Will McCall

160 POUNDS: Bill Cole vs. Nathan Pete

155 POUNDS: David Hart vs. Gary Carr

175 POUNDS: Mark Gardner vs. Carlton Charles

135 POUNDS: Chelsea Elizabeth vs. Sarah Matulis

135 POUNDS: Danae Dostie vs. Jayda Bailey

NEF’s next mixed-martial-arts event, “NEF 31: The Old Port,” will see the company debut in Portland, Maine at the brand new, state-of-the-art venue Aura.  The event is scheduled to take place this Friday, November 3, 2017.  Tickets are on sale now at

About New England Fights

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