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Competitive eating champ Kobayashi takes on hamster in hot dog contest; cuteness wins

Looks like competitive eating legend Takeru Kobayashi has met his match.  The world-record eater went bite-for-bite with what may be his smallest and furriest competitior, challenging a tiny adorable hamster named Bogart to a hot dog eating duel.  But what Bogart lacked in size and stomach space, the hamster more than made up in speed. While his bun-soak technique has helped Kobayashi...
Via Fox Sports
September 17, 2014  |  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

Joey Chestnut Proposed To Girlfriend Before Winning 8th Straight Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest

Joey Chestnut was crowned the Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest winner Friday afternoon after finishing with 61 completed hot dogs. Chestnut not only was the champion of the contest for the 8th consecutive year, but before the competition, the 30-year-old proposed to his girlfriend. Not a bad double-win-day for Chestnut. But thankfully, he proposed BEFORE the […] The post...
Via Diehardsport
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Miki Sudo Upsets Sonya Thomas In 2014 Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest

Miki Sudo upset Sonya Thomas to win the women’s division of the 2014 Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest on Friday, making her the first person to defeat Thomas since women were given their own competition in 2011. Sudo, ranked fourth prior to the contest, ate 34 hot dogs in 10 minutes, while Thomas finished in second place after eating 27 3/4. With the win, Sudo breaks Thomas...
Via NESN.com
July 04, 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...
Via FatManWriting
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...
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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 […]
Via Full Scale Sports
July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Joey Chestnut Proposes To Girlfriend Before Hot Dog-Eating Contest (Video)

Seven-time Nathan’s Hot Dog-Eating Contest winner Joey Chestnut had a little extra motivation going into 2014′s competition Friday because the defending champ now has a wedding to pay for. Chestnut proposed to his girlfriend, Neslie Ricasa, in front of the Coney Island, N.Y., crowd before the start of the competition. Most women don’t dream about being proposed to in front...
Via NESN.com
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 […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
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...
Via NESN.com
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Kobayashi went undercover at Buffalo Wild Wings to prank the NY Cosmos in an eating wager

Westbury, NY -- Competitive eater Takeru Kobayashi went undercover at Buffalo Wild Wings (rocking a Divergent cap) as a busboy. New York Cosmos midfielder Peri Marošević winds up in a 'who can eat more wings' bet with him leading to (check out Peri's face at the 2 minute mark) hilarious results. Follow us on Twitter, Subscribe by Email, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return Home
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April 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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