New England Fights (NEF) returns to the Queen City of the East this Saturday, and this time, they’re bringing 'All The Smoke.'

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New England’s top mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion is making its way back to Bangor’s Cross Insurance Center following the success of their 'NEF 55: Glory Days' card, which took place in the Cross Insurance Center Grand Ballroom in November of 2023.

However, this time, NEF will be making their debut in the Cross Insurance Center arena, which means more seats, more fans, and more action.

'NEF 57: All The Smoke' will be hitting the Cross Insurance Center this Saturday, April 20th, 2024.

The Cross Insurance Center is no stranger to MMA, having played host to the UFC’s only stop in Maine back in 2014 for 'UFC Fight Night 47,' a card headlined by a Light Heavyweight matchup between Ryan Bader and Ovince Saint Preux.

According to NEF’s website testimonials, Dana White, the CEO and President of the UFC, as well as a Maine resident, had the following to say about NEF:

You couldn’t ask for any more in a fight card than what we got tonight. It was awesome! For this to happen in Maine and for it to be the type of card it was—I couldn’t be happier! Everybody on that card came to fight! All of the fights were awesome!

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Doors for 'NEF 57: All The Smoke' will open at 5 pm with the bell time for the first fight taking place at 6 pm.

Tickets are available on Ticketmaster here, and there’s more information on NEF, 'NEF 57: All The Smoke,' and the general fight scene in New England available on their website here.

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