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Matt Stonie dethrones 8-time champion Joey Chestnut to take hot dog eating title

The mustard yellow belt has found a new owner.  Young upstart Matt "Megatoad" Stonie has out-eaten eight-time defending champion Joey "Jaws" Chestnut to take the title and all its fixings at the July 4th Nathan's Hot Dog Eating contest.  The 23-year-old competitive eater from San Jose, California, hogged down 62 hot dogs and buns to Chestnut's 60.  And Stonie was gunning for No...
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July 04, 2015  |  Discuss

ESPN Breaks Down Chestnut’s Hot Dog Stomach

Over the fourth of July holiday, Joey Chestnut continued to build on his legacy and perhaps solidify himself as the greatest competitive eater of all-time. The latest feather in his cap was another Nathan’s hot dog eating contest crown, this time taking down 69 dogs in 10 minutes. It’s a truly incredible and frightening figure to get a handle on. However, when ESPN’s Sport...
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July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Hot Dog Eating Champ Wins Ultimate Prize; Proposes to Girlfriend

When Joey Chestnut's girlfriend was growing up she probably never envisioned that she would one day she would want to spend the rest of her life with a man that eats incredibly large amounts of food in a short amount of time for a living.But hey--he's the champ so it's okay (right?).The hot dog champ won the day before eating a single hot dog when he decided to pop the question to...
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July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Joey Chestnut makes it eight in a row

Joey Chestnut was hungry for more. For the eighth consecutive year, the competitive eater won the Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest. Chestnut wolfed down an impressive 61 hot dogs in just 10 minutes — eight shy of his record-breaking 69 eaten last year. It was the third-fewest he’s eaten during his title run. At least one person was not impressed with Mr. Chestnut’s...
July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Joey Chestnut proposes to girlfriend onstage at Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest

Joey Chestnut can eat hot dogs, a lot of hot dogs. Going for his eighth straight victory at Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest on Coney Island, Chestnut took the stage prior to chowing down, and called his girlfriend on stage with him. As she was giving out her public speech of support, Chestnut made his way […]
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July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Joey Chestnut wishes Kobayashi would come back

Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames. The best hot dog eater in the world misses being challenged. Joey Chestnut has won the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest seven years in a row. The last time Takeru Kobayashi won was in 2006, when he edged out Chestnut by just 1 1/2 hot dogs. Chestnut and […]
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July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Joey Chestnut Favored To Retain Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest Title

When you think of the Fourth of July, you think of fireworks, barbecues and gathering with friends. And the Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest, of course. Joey Chestnut is the front-runner to win the event again, with Bovada listing him as the 1/12 favorite to retain his title for the eighth consecutive year. Chestnut won last year’s contest by eating a record-breaking 69...
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

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