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Arm wrestling is over the top in Europe

Updated: October 12, 2010, 11:43 AM ET
By Katie Barry

HILVERSUM, Netherlands -- What was once used to settle scores of "who's more of a man" with prepubescent boys or intoxicated grown dudes has turned into a legitimate sport in Europe -- arm wrestling.

"In my youth, it was a popular thing," said Hendrik Nentjes, president and founder of the Armwrestling Vereniging Urk (AVU) in Holland. "Everyone saw and loved 'Over the Top' with Sylvester Stallone but there weren't any tournaments."

Now competitions are popping ...

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