ONE FC: Behind the Scenes and Event Gallery

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You have probably seen a few of the official photos from ONE FC's inaugural event this weekend, and now here are the several interesting backstage and event photos that I was able to take while I was in Singapore.

Pictured above, is PRIDE, and now ONE FC, Rule Director and Head Official, Matt "The Wizard" Hume, briefing the fighters and the officials a couple of hours before the event started. Check out more behind the scenes photos after the jump.

DAY OF THE WEIGH-INS

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Eduard Folayang sharing pleasantries with his original ONE FC opponent, and fellow Filipino, Ole Laursen, who suffered a knee injury during training. This was a few minutes before heading to the weigh-ins.

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Renzo Gracie speaking with URCC Head, Bubbles Aguilar during the weigh-ins.

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DREAM Lightweight Champion, Shinya Aoki speaking with official, Yuji Shimada, while Josh Thomson poses for the camera.

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The ONE FC Ring Girls at the weigh-ins.

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Phil Baroni and Josh Thomson after the NYBA made weight.

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After the weigh-ins, all 20 fighters on the card line up to pose for the media.

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Yuji Shimada, Matt Hume, and Bas Rutten hanging out after the weigh-ins concluded.

DAY OF THE EVENT

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The circular ONE FC cage, hours before the Arena was opened to the public.

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Japanese mainstays, Yuji Shimada and Shinya Aoki hanging out before the event starts.

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The ONE FC cage after the lights were turned on and people were allowed in the Arena.

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The ONE FC Ring Announcer

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Yuji Shimada the referee for the first event.

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Leandro Issa vs. Soo Chul Kim, with Issa about to land a knee to the head.

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Former Boxing world champ Yodsanan Sityodtong celebrating after winning his MMA debut

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Akihiro Gono, who is rumored to be negotiating with ONE FC, is enjoying a few drinks at the open bar on the VIP section

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Singapore local, Radeem Rahman is lifted up and drew massive cheers from the hometown crowd.

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Unbeaten URCC Featherweight Champion, Eric Kelly on the prep point.

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Eric Kelly gets emotional after defeating his heavily marketed and hyped opponent in Mitch Chilson.

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Kazuo Misaki watching the replay at the big screen as he corners Yoshiyuki Yoshida.

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Phil Baroni stares angrily at Zenko shortly after their bout ended.

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Zenko Yoshida happy about his co-headlining victory.

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Yes, more ring girl pics.

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Eduard Folayang vs. A Sol Kwon, The URCC champion earned a $5000 FOTN bonus and a broken nose.

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ONE FC Ring Announcer posing with Gono and Misaki after the event concluded.

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ONE FC Commentators after the event, recording a few lines for the delayed TV broadcast of the event.

DAY AFTER THE EVENT

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The flight back to the Philippines got delayed, so Eric Kelly decided to take a nap at the airport.

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Eduard Folayang, Eric Kelly, and Lakay Wushu Head Coach, Mark Sangiao already reviewing their fights on YouTube while at the airport.

Don't forget to follow me on twitter where I posted other news, notes and photos from the event.

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