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Maxie Shapiro

W L D
88 30 7
26 KOs 6 KOs
last 6


bouts 125
rounds 908
KOs 21%
 
global ID 9623
birth nameMax Shapiro
born 1913-04-12
death date1997-11-22 / age 84
debut1938-06-14 / age 25
divisionlightweight
stanceorthodox
height5′ 7″   /   170cm
residence
New York, New York, USA
birth place
New York, New York, USA

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1951-10-08
134Clint Miller12660 19 5
Rhode Island Auditorium, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
Shapiro's final career bout.
1948-09-30
135Sonny Boy West134½25 3 0
Uline Arena, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
LTKO6/10
 L 
TKO
6/10
  
referee: Marty Gallagher
1948-08-11
134¾Chester Rico14064 16 7
Municipal Auditorium, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Ashton Donza
1948-07-06
134½Al Pennino133¾39 21 7
Queensboro Arena, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Al Berl 7-3   judges: Bert Grant 8-7, Frank Cavalier 6-4
Judge Grant scored the bout 5-5 in rounds, but favored Shapiro in supplemental scoring.
1948-04-20
133Maxie Starr13917 25 3
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W SD8/8
 W  
SD
8/8
  
referee: Teddy Martin 3-4   judges: Joe Agnello 5-3, Frank Wessler 5-3
1948-04-05
135Charley Riley129½46 5 0
Kiel Auditorium, Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
LTKO7/10
 L 
TKO
7/10
  
1948-01-26
136½Jesse Flores13737 4 3
Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1948-01-12
134¾Charley Riley13043 4 0
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
referee: Jim Crowley 6-4   judges: Sammy Rosenblatt 6-4, Bill Healy 5-7
Healy scored the bout 5-5 in rounds, but favored Riley in supplemental scoring.
1947-12-16
134½Eddie Giosa13747 14 3
Coliseum, Coral Gables, Florida, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
1947-07-28
133½Al Pennino132¼34 17 6
Coney Island Velodrome, Brooklyn, New York, USA
LMD10/10
 L 
MD
10/10
  
referee: Gus Galli 4-5   judges: Jack O'Sullivan 4-5, Frank Cavalier 4-4
1947-06-23
135Aldo Minelli139½41 19 14
Queensboro Arena, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USA
W SD8/8
 W  
SD
8/8
  
1947-03-25
134Humberto Zavala13612 22 4
Kiel Auditorium, Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1947-02-07
134¾Phil Terranova129½58 13 10
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
W MD10/10
 W  
MD
10/10
  
referee: Frank Fullam 5-4   judges: Jack O'Sullivan 5-4, Charlie Rosen 5-5
1947-02-01
140Patsy Brandino13526 10 1
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1947-01-04
136Al LaBarba14137 14 2
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1946-11-26
134¼Freddie Russo13356 4 3
Twin City Bowl, Elizabeth, New Jersey, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1946-09-17
135Al Pennino129¼28 13 6
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W UD8/8
 W  
UD
8/8
  
referee: Al Berl 5-3   judges: Charles Draycott 7-1, Joe Schechter 6-2
1946-07-08
138½Ernie Giusti136½38 6 0
Rhode Island Auditorium, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1946-06-11
133¾John Thomas13847 4 1
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Mushy Callahan 47-61
1946-05-20
133Frankie Leta13733 12 0
Meadowbrook Bowl, Newark, New Jersey, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Paul Cavalier 7-2
1946-04-29
131¾Frankie Leta13833 11 0
Newark, New Jersey, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Joe Mangold
1946-04-19
132½Julio Cesar Jiminez138½42 12 7
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
LKO3/10
 L 
KO
3/10
  
1946-04-11
131½Wray Carter131½9 2 0
Coliseum, Chicago, Illinois, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Walter Brightmore
1946-04-02
130Jackie Leamus136½18 21 2
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W MD10/10
 W  
MD
10/10
  
referee: Eddie Joseph 6-4   judges: Sam Austin 4-4, Joe Schechter 7-3
Leamus substituted for Jimmy McCallister.
1946-03-05
132¼Alvin Jordan13815 5 0
Auditorium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1946-01-28
133½Tony Pellone14119 6 4
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
LSD10/10
 L 
SD
10/10
  
referee: Lou Broughton 7-5   judges: Fred Brunelli 3-6, Steve Acunto 4-6
1945-12-15
133Georgie Cooper13113 17 6
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W UD8/8
 W  
UD
8/8
  
1945-12-01
135¾Eddie Dowl133½13 30 1
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W TKO8/8
 W  
TKO
8/8
  
1945-11-02
135½Gus Mell144¼27 4 1
Forum, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
judges: Leon Germain 3-4, Rene Ouimet 3-5, Leon Geoffrion 4-6
1945-09-28
133½Sal Bartolo130¾64 17 6
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
1945-05-25
133½Juste Fontaine135¼25 4 0
Auditorium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
LKO7/10
 L 
KO
7/10
  
time: 2:30   referee: Ted Jamieson
1945-04-13
133Phil Terranova12837 12 9
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
1945-03-07
134½Juste Fontaine134½25 3 0
Auditorium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Earl Olson 101-99   judge: Owen Murphy 101-99 103-97
1945-02-16
134Ruby Garcia132½25 49 8
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
1945-02-06
136Johnny Williams138½8 9 3
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
LMD8/8
 L 
MD
8/8
  
referee: Harry Ebbets 3-4   judges: Jack Denning 4-4, Harold Barnes 3-5
1945-01-01
135Juste Fontaine134¼23 2 0
Auditorium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Julius Fidler
1944-12-18
135¾Vince Dell'Orto133¾58 49 11
Auditorium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Dauber Jaeger 102-98   judges: Don Griffin 106-94, Les Decamera 108-92
1944-11-24
135Harry Teaney13923 12 3
Auditorium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Ted Jamieson 104-96   judges: Les Decamera 105-95, Frank Brah 106-94
1944-11-17
133½Eddie Giosa133½27 3 2
Convention Hall, Camden, New Jersey, USA
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
A two-round exhibition between Joe Louis (210) and Dee Amos (208) was on this program.
1944-10-12
136½Doll Rafferty13623 9 2
Auditorium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1944-09-05
136¼Lew Maxwell136¼11 26 10
Queensboro Arena, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USA
W UD8/8
 W  
UD
8/8
  
referee: Jim Crowley 7-1   judges: Matt Phelan 6-2, Sam Austin 7-0
1944-08-07
136¼Buster Tyler144¼16 5 0
Meadowbrook Bowl, Newark, New Jersey, USA
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
1944-07-11
136¼Angel Aviles131½9 14 4
Dexter Park Arena, Woodhaven, Queens, New York, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1943-07-13
136Chester Rico13543 7 4
Queensboro Arena, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
referee: Eddie Joseph
1943-07-01
George 'Dusty' Brown37 37 3
Blue Hen Arena, Wilmington, Delaware, USA
DPTS8/8
 D 
PTS
8/8
  
referee: Joe Denny   judges: Lew DawsonCharlie Salomon
Shapiro down at the end of the fourth round.
1943-05-24
135Henry Armstrong140½129 17 7
Convention Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LTKO7/10
 L 
TKO
7/10
  
1943-05-11
133Angelo Callura132½29 20 5
Auditorium, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1943-03-08
133¾Johnny Hutchinson131½65 20 6
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Dave Beloff 5-5   judges: Eddie Loughran 4-5, Frank Knaresborough 7-3
1943-02-15
134½Johnny Hutchinson131½65 20 5
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
1943-02-02
135Bobby McIntire13948 27 5
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
LSD10/10
 L 
SD
10/10
  
referee: Jack O'Sullivan   judges: George LeCronSam Robinson
1943-01-25
136Morris Parker132¾19 13 5
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1942-12-01
134¾Bob Montgomery135½44 6 3
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Irving Kutcher
Official scorecards: 5-4-1, 5-4-1, 6-4.
1942-10-06
134¾Bob Montgomery13544 5 3
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W MD10/10
 W  
MD
10/10
  
referee: Benny Leonard   judges: Eddie LoughranFrank Knaresborough
1942-08-28
132Cleo Shans13137 20 17
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1942-08-13
132½Cleo Shans131½36 20 17
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
The fans objected loudly to the verdict.
1942-07-31
134½Chester Rico13535 4 3
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
DPTS8/8
 D 
PTS
8/8
  
1942-07-13
133Mickey LaMarr136½19 14 5
Dexter Park Arena, Woodhaven, Queens, New York, USA
W TKO5/8
 W  
TKO
5/8
  
An examination by the ring doctor following the stoppage, indicated that LaMarr had probably suffered a rib fracture.
1942-06-23
133¼Harry Teaney13815 4 1
Lakefront Stadium, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
referee: Billy Wallace   judges: Jim ParkerDibby Williams
1942-04-24
133Joey Pirrone134½18 4 1
Coliseum, Chicago, Illinois, USA
W KO1/8
 W  
KO
1/8
  
1942-04-21
134Chief Crazy Horse13930 16 14
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W TKO7/10
 W  
TKO
7/10
  
time: 2:20   referee: Pete Hartley
1942-03-13
133¼Nick Castiglione13620 14 4
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
Castiglione was knocked down three times.
1942-02-20
132½Sal Bartolo12733 13 6
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1942-02-03
Sal Bartolo33 12 6
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1942-01-16
133¾Sal Bartolo128¾33 11 6
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1941-12-23
133Ted Christie12950 23 3
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W TKO2/8
 W  
TKO
2/8
  
time: 1:50
Christie was knocked down twice in the 2nd.
1941-11-25
134Joey Silva134¾15 36 6
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W TKO7/8
 W  
TKO
7/8
  
time: 1:20   referee: Harry Gleicher
Referee Gleicher stopped the bout after Silva suffered a cut beneath his right eye. NYT
1941-09-19
133¾Sugar Ray Robinson135¼23 0 0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
LTKO3/10
 L 
TKO
3/10
  
time: 2:04   referee: Arthur Donovan
Shapiro was down twice in the 2nd and twice in the 3rd round before the referee stopped it. New York Times
1941-08-14
133Leo Rodak133½66 16 6
Ebbet's Field, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1941-06-23
133¼Charley Varre134¾26 10 7
Dexter Park Arena, Woodhaven, Queens, New York, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1941-05-09
132¾George Salamone13327 7 4
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1941-05-01
131½Chief Crazy Horse135½25 11 13
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1941-04-22
133Wishy Jones13665 26 14
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W TKO2/8
 W  
TKO
2/8
  
time: 0:30   referee: Arthur Donovan
1941-02-28
131Everett Rightmire130½106 27 10
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W KO2/6
 W  
KO
2/6
  
time: 1:58
1941-01-23
128Jackie Wilson12685 17 7
Baltimore Arena, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
LSD10/10
 L 
SD
10/10
  
referee: Arthur Donovan
1940-12-03
130Leo Rodak135¼59 14 6
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
1940-11-11
127Sal Bartolo12826 8 6
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
LMD10/10
 L 
MD
10/10
  
referee: Arthur Donovan   judges: Bill HealyMarty Monroe
1940-10-14
128Sal Bartolo12726 8 5
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
DPTS8/8
 D 
PTS
8/8
  
1940-09-30
130¾Lou Fortuna135¾12 29 2
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
W KO1/8
 W  
KO
1/8
  
time: 2:52
1940-09-05
129Carl Guggino132100 33 22
Fort Hamilton Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1940-08-09
129¼Lew Feldman135½113 52 18
Coney Island Velodrome, Brooklyn, New York, USA
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
1940-06-14
128¾Pat Foley134½39 9 5
Coney Island Velodrome, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1940-05-28
128¼Everett Rightmire128½97 18 8
Queensboro Arena, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USA
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
1940-05-18
130Bobby Ivy130½31 8 4
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1940-04-26
129¼Al Reid12851 25 13
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1940-04-16
129Bobby Ruffin128¼17 6 1
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1940-03-04
130¾Jackie Callura12837 19 3
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1940-01-25
129¾Johnny Compo126½31 26 13
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1939-12-22
129¾Al Reid128¼49 22 12
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
1939-12-04
130¾Wally Hally13529 26 4
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1939-11-20
128½Pablo Dano124½110 44 31
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1939-10-30
130¼Hank Nakamura128½14 6 6
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1939-10-09
131Mickey LaMarr130¼13 3 5
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1939-09-16
131Harry Gentile128¼10 41 2
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1939-08-28
129¾Jimmy Lancaster13023 28 15
Dexter Park Arena, Woodhaven, Queens, New York, USA
W TKO7/8
 W  
TKO
7/8
  
Shapiro was down in the 3rd round. Lancaster was down in the 6th and being "outclassed" when the bout was stopped.
(New York Times)
1939-08-21
130¼Harold Valan13523 9 7
Dexter Park Arena, Woodhaven, Queens, New York, USA
W TKO5/8
 W  
TKO
5/8
  
A "relentless body attack" saw Valan, with possible fractured ribs, unable to answer the bell for the 5th round. New York Times
1939-07-31
129Sammy Garcia122½16 18 5
Dexter Park Arena, Woodhaven, Queens, New York, USA
W TKO7/8
 W  
TKO
7/8
  
1939-07-17
129¼Harry Gentile13210 40 2
Dexter Park Arena, Woodhaven, Queens, New York, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1939-07-10
127¾Nicky Jerome129¼30 21 6
Dexter Park Arena, Woodhaven, Queens, New York, USA
W TKO1/8
 W  
TKO
1/8
  
time: 2:57
Jerome was dropped twice before the referee stopped the bout. New York Times
1939-07-03
Ray Garvey9 5 3
Cedarhurst Stadium, Cedarhurst, New York, USA
W KO7/8
 W  
KO
7/8
  
1939-06-20
Texas Lee Harper14 3 5
Cedarhurst Stadium, Cedarhurst, New York, USA
W TKO2/8
 W  
TKO
2/8
  
1939-04-08
127½Nicky Jerome12929 20 6
Ridgewood Grove, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1939-03-28
129¼Dom Burrone13024 21 5
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1939-03-21
129Hymie Berg132¾14 9 4
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W TKO3/6
 W  
TKO
3/6
  
1939-03-10
129½Carmine Fatta1293 1 0
Hippodrome, New York, New York, USA
DPTS6/6
 D 
PTS
6/6
  
1939-02-14
128¾Monty Pignatore126½24 5 4
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1939-02-07
130Artie Weinberg126¼16 14 4
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USA
W KO3/6
 W  
KO
3/6
  
time: 1:40
1939-01-31
128¾Benny Piazza13015 17 4
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W TKO4/6
 W  
TKO
4/6
  
time: 1:10
1939-01-03
127Davey Crawford122¾5 11 6
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1938-12-20
126¾Frankie Rao128¾8 7 7
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1938-12-13
Skippy Allen13064 54 9
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1938-12-05
128½Frankie Van1288 8 4
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
W KO2/4
 W  
KO
2/4
  
time: 1:40
1938-11-22
129½Joe Mastrandrea128½4 1 0
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USA
W TKO3/4
 W  
TKO
3/4
  
1938-11-14
129½Sammy Rivers138½0 21 3
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1938-11-08
128¼Willis Johnson1277 24 2
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1938-11-01
127Ricardo Nunez125½2 7 2
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USA
W KO3/4
 W  
KO
3/4
  
1938-10-24
121Jerry Hall125¼4 4 1
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USA
W KO4/4
 W  
KO
4/4
  
1938-10-15
128Nathan Hall128½1 0 0
Rockland Palace, New York, New York, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1938-10-11
128½Tony Della126¾1 2 0
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W TKO2/4
 W  
TKO
2/4
  
1938-10-06
127¾Joe Coskey125¾5 40 2
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USA
W TKO2/4
 W  
TKO
2/4
  
1938-09-27
126¾Tony Della125¾1 1 0
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1938-09-02
Sammy Rivers0 19 3
Long Beach Stadium, Long Beach, New York, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1938-08-26
Tommy Vello2 9 0
Long Beach Stadium, Long Beach, New York, USA
W KO2/4
 W  
KO
2/4
  
1938-07-08
127Vankie Watson126½0 3 0
Long Beach Stadium, Long Beach, New York, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1938-06-21
127Frankie Serafino125¾1 4 0
Queensboro Arena, Long Island City, Queens, New York, USA
W KO3/4
 W  
KO
3/4
  
1938-06-14
127¼Sammy Rivers1300 18 3
New York Coliseum, Bronx, New York, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
W
Win
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Loss
D
Draw
N
No Contest
S
Scheduled/Pending
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 tape
 bout
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