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Chuck Liddell hamstring injury (Pic)

Chuck Liddell injury

This picture is worth a thousands words for all the critics who incorrectly surmised that former UFC light heavyweight champion, Chuck Liddell, pulled out of his fight with Rashad Evans at UFC 85 in London, England, on June 7 because he didn't want to travel overseas or for some other ridiculous reason.

The "Iceman" is clearly injured (torn hamstring), which demonstrated earlier this morning with rather painful-looking evidence.

Here's a snip from UFC President Dana White:

"Unfortunately, Chuck Liddell tore his right hamstring during training last week, and being the warrior that he is, he still wanted to fight, which is the reason why everyone in the world loves him. But I wouldn't let anyone fight with his leg looking that way. Let him heal and come back and fight when he is 100 percent.... We're adding fights to the card and rearranging it so the UK fans won't have to worry, we'll still be bringing an amazing card to London and the O2 Arena. The UFC always delivers."

According to the report, the promotion will announce a new main event shortly, as well as the complete 13-fight line up for the show. In the meantime, check out the latest UFC 85 fight card right here.

Stay tuned for more details.

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