Orlando’s Fox affiliate reports:
A Florida man, who claims to be a professional mixed martial arts fighter, was arrested for DUI despite offering deputies free classes for a month if they let him go. Calen Holcomb, 34, reportedly refused to complete a field sobriety exercise and test of his breath. He was placed under arrest for driving under the influence.
However, during the encounter, deputies said that Holcomb made several statements that he is a trained professional mixed martial arts fighter.
He said that if the deputies let him go, he would let them attend a month of his classes for free. He reportedly offered this multiple times while being arrested and transported to jail. They said he also made several offers to cause physical harm to other suspects of law enforcement cases for deputies as payment.
MMA fighter to deputies: Don’t arrest me for DUI and I’ll give you free lessons – WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando https://t.co/9w8RZjgtQK
— MyMartialArtsTV (@MyMartialArtsTV) January 14, 2020
— Calen Holcomb (@CalenHolcomb) November 24, 2013