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After AZ Shooting, UFC Fighter Regrets Making Threatening Obama Comment

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Volkmann said in a recent interview that he would next like to fight Obama, adding that the president is "not too bright."

As a result of Volkmann's inflammatory remarks, the Secret Service visited his home in Minnesota. Volkmann, a chiropractor by day, also criticized Obama's health care reform policy in that original interview.

Here's Volkmann's original interview:

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