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Secret Service Visits UFC Fighter Who Wants To 'Knock Some Sense' Into Obama


"He just asked me a couple questions, [like] if I was going to Washington to do anything to the president. I said, 'That's the dumbest thing I've ever heard of,'" added Volkmann. "It took maybe two minutes. He said he was embarrassed to even come out here, because he knew that nothing was going on."

During a recent post-fight interview, Volkmann admitted he would next like to fight President Obama, adding that "he's not too bright."

The Secret Service did not immediately respond to TPM's request for comment.

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