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Pete Murray spills on the painful aftermath of his gruesome elbow injury on SAS Australia

''There was absolutely nothing I could do.''

By Alana Mazzoni
Pete Murray went out with a bang on last night's episode of SAS Australia after a brutal boxing bout saw him dislocate his elbow.
The remaining celebrity recruits were forced to pick an opponent to take on in a savage fight challenge, where Pete went toe to toe with tennis legend Mark Philippoussis.
During their stoush, the Better Days hit maker fell hard to the ground and popped his elbow out of its socket in scenes so graphic it had his fellow recruits grimacing.
The medic was rushed in to tend to Pete, telling him he needed to go to hospital immediately, effectively ending his time on the show.
Pete dislocated his elbow during a savage combat fight with tennis legend mark Philippoussis. (Image: Seven)
The father-of-four has since revealed it took three doctors three excruciating attempts to pop his badly injured elbow back into place.
Pete said by the time he reached the hospital at 11pm, he was begging for morphine and "starving" and after surviving on military rations during his one-week stint on the course.
"I was getting angry at this stage and I said, 'Listen, pardon my French, but I don't give a fck what you do, when I wake up I want this arm back in place so I can eat some food'," Pete told the Courier Mail.*
The medic was rushed in to tend to Pete, telling him he needed to go to hospital immediately, effectively ending his time on the show. (Image: Seven)
The So Beautiful singer said to this day he is still struggling with his recovery, and admitted he was disappointed to walk away from the show.
"There was absolutely nothing I could do. I was just glad I didn't hand my number in," he said of his medical withdrawal.
"At the end of my time there I guess the positive thing for me was I hadn't failed anything; so for me it was a really positive experience. I loved the show."
The So Beautiful singer said to this day he is still struggling with his recovery, and admitted he was disappointed to be forced to leave the show. (Image: Seven)
Pete said he managed to stay calm throughout the course - and even in the midst of his agonising injury - because he remained "in the zone".
"It's confronting when you see that sort of thing but I'm a pretty calm person. When that happened it was uncomfortable, the pain was slowly creeping in, but my mindset was 'I'm here to do a job'," he said.
Just moments after Pete was medically withdrawn from the course, tennis star Alicia Molik quit during her boxing bout with Jana Pittman, leaving just 12 celebrity recruits left.

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