So it appears that the pictures of Chuck Liddell in perhaps the best shape we’ve ever seen him in were not photo-shopped or a trick of the camera. In his pre-fight interview with MMAfighting’s Ariel Helwani the hall-of-famer showed off his new physique and he does indeed look more ripped than ever.

In the interview Liddell also talks about his comeback, the threat of retirement, his stint on Dancing With The Stars and his opponent on Saturday night, Rich Franklin.

Check it out below.