Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/20/14
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Renowned Japanese masticator Takeru Kobayashi polished off a record 337 chicken wings in 30 minutes Friday to be crowned champion of Wing Bowl 20. Kobayashi swallowed the competition in Philadelphia's annual wing-eating contest, beating out reigning three-time champion Jonathan "Super" Squibb by 66 wings. "I could probably eat another 100 wings or so," Kobayashi said afterward, according to The Philadelphia Inquirer. "Not really fast, I'd have to take my time. But if you brought me 100 more, I could eat them." The 128-pound (58 kg) Kobayashi -- a six-time Nathan's hot dog eating champion -- was competing in his first Wing Bowl. The 33-year-old attended the event in 2011 as a spectator, taking time to wow the crowd by eating an entire cheesesteak in 24 seconds. "He was great," said Squibb, who surpassed his previous record of 255 wings Friday, finishing at 271. "If I was going to lose, I was going to lose fantastically." Kobayashi takes home $20,000 for the top prize, while Squi...
2 Comments:
  • I know this stuff makes news
    but when I first saw the hot dog eating contest???
    I thought ?? this is on national TV????
    but it sells, people watch..
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