"On take one of my finale routine, which we rehearsed and rehearsed and rehearsed and rehearsed, my dance partner did something unrehearsed, and the result was me hearing a loud rip and a pop," he said. "It was my bicep."
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Joe Manganiello recalls the time Sofia Vergara threatened to leave him
HOLLYWOOD, CA - MAY 07: Joe Manganiello and Sofia Vergara Honored With Star On The Hollywood Walk Of Fame on May 7, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - JUNE 09: Actors Sofia Vergara (R) and Joe Manganiello attend the Universal Pictures' 'Jurassic World' premiere at the Dolby Theatre on June 9, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 04: Sofia Vergara and Joe Manganiello attend the 'China: Through The Looking Glass' Costume Institute Benefit Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 4, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images for Variety)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - APRIL 30: Actress Sofia Vergara (L) and actor Joe Manganiello attend the Premiere of New Line Cinema And Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's 'Hot Pursuit' at TCL Chinese Theatre on April 30, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 04: Actress Sofia Vergara (L) and Joe Manganiello attend the 'China: Through The Looking Glass' Costume Institute Benefit Gala After Party on May 4, 2015 at The Standard Hotel in New York City. (Photo by Mark Sagliocco/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 21: Actors Joe Manganiello (L) and Sofia Vergara attend Warner Bros. Pictures Invites You to ÂThe Big PictureÂ, an Exclusive Presentation Highlighting the Summer of 2015 and Beyond at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace during CinemaCon, the official convention of the National Association of Theatre Owners, on April 21, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for CinemaCon)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 22: Actors Joe Manganiello (L) and Sofia Vergara attend the 2015 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Graydon Carter at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on February 22, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 25: Actors Sofia Vergara (L) and Joe Manganiello attends the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 25, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
Actors Joe Manganiello and SofiÂa Vergara arrive at The Tom Ford Autumn/Winter 2015 Women's Wear Collection Presentation in Los Angeles, California, February 20th, 2015. AFP PHOTO / Valerie Macon (Photo credit should read VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 04: Joe Manganiello and Sofia Vergara attend Gucci And GQ Celebrate Men Of The Year at Chateau Marmont on December 4, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for GQ)
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Manganiello powered through the scene -- "which involves a sex swing with monkey bars on top" -- despite his injury but Vergara, who was on set at the time, wasn't too pleased.
"Sofia was there that day. We got back to my trailer and, as soon as the door closed, she said, 'If I see you at the gym tomorrow, we're done!'," he joked. "'I'm going to leave you! That's it!'"