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Mob boss Joseph Massino, left, who ducked two life sentences after he became a government informant, may be asked to sing once more —  this time for the defense in Joel ‘Joe Waverly’ Cacace’s trial on charges that he ordered a hit on a cop who married his former wife.

The fat man may be singing again.

But this time, heavyset former Bonanno crime boss Joseph Massino might be called as a defense witness for Colombo chieftain Joel “Joe Waverly” Cacace, who is on trial for ordering a hit on an NYPD cop who married the gang goon’s ex-wife.

Massino, 70, was recently freed from prison after a federal judge threw out his two life sentences as a reward for becoming the highest-ranking New York mob boss to become a government rat.

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