The upcoming New England Fights mixed martial arts show scheduled for Sept. 8 at the Cross insurance Center in Bangor will have a distinct local flavor.
Nearly all of the top local combatants save for recently crowned CES MMA featherweight champion Bruce Boyington will be competing on a card announced Friday that includes six professional bouts and 11 amateur contests.
This will mark NEF’s fourth show in the Queen City, with the promotion’s Bangor debut at Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion in 2013 followed by cards at the Cross Insurance Center each of the past three years.
The main event matches two Bangor-area fighters from different gyms in a lightweight (155-pound) battle as Aaron Lacey (5-2) of Young’s MMA in Bangor takes on Jonathan Lemke (7-8) of Titan Athletics in Brewer.
Ernie Clark is a veteran sportswriter who has worked with the Bangor Daily News for more than a decade. A four-time Maine Sportswriter of the Year as selected by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters...
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