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Martin Shkreli is taking bids for a chance to punch him in the face. No, really.

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Martin Shkreli wants you to punch him in the face. Literally.

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The former Turing Pharmaceuticals CEO made headlines by acquiring a drug used to treat HIV and increasing the price by 5,000 percent. He later defended Mylan, owners of the EpiPen, for raising the price of its drug used to treat severe allergic reactions.

Why the punch? Shkreli's friend, PR manager Mike Kulich, died of cancer on Saturday.

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Shkreli agreed to match the bids for a punch to his face "to a certain point" and will donate proceeds to a memorial fund for Kulich. So far, that fund has raised about $5,000, according to its GiveForward page.

Winners can also nominate someone else if they doubt their punching skills, USA Today reports.

A bidding war quickly escalated into five figures.

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