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Three random burrito eating challenges
Monster Burrito Monster Burrito Challenge Mr. Burrito Ames, IA
6 lb. burrito B^3 (Big Badass Burrito) - defunct NASCAR Cafe at the Sahara Hotel & Casino Las Vegas, NV NASCAR cafe closed in 2011
6 lb. burrito The Ex-Wife The Whole Enchilada Oakland Park, FL
(All burrito eating challenges in database)

Elise Jesse of WLWT faced off against University of Cincinnati lineman Korey Cunningham in a 6 pound burrito eating contest yesterday.
Joey Chestnut and Matt Stonie were both at a San Jose area Iguana's Tacqueria for yesterday's Kevin Klein Live radio show. It does not appear either of them attempted to retake the five pound Burritozilla record from Molly Schuyler.
The facebook for Taqueria Yarelis in Fresno announces that Pablo Martinez finished the "Anaconda" burrito challenge in 13 minutes. The 3 ft. burrito has generated a lot of viral media coverage with a video of its creation receiving over 17 million views. update JowiiTV video of Pablo Martinez finishing the burrito. update ABC30 has an article
A facebook video documenting the construction of the 3 foot "Anaconda" burrito at Taqueria Yarelis in Fresno has received over 17 million views.
Joey Chestnut has uploaded a video of him finishing a 5 pound Burritozilla at Iguana's in 1:41. Molly Schuyler took 1:32 in a recent contest and Matt Stonie needed 1:50 in a video.
Don Chingon in Brooklyn has a request for people to attempt their burrito challenge today for Japanese television. This will probably be a segment for Battle of the Big Eaters 4 to be broadcast on Jan 1, 2017.
Molly Schuyler finished a five pound Burritozilla in 1:25 to win the first prize of $1000 in today's contest at Iguana's in San Jose. (video)
Iguana's will hold a Burritozilla eating contest awarding $1000 on October 1. A qualifier awarding spots to the top 4 finishers will take place in Campbell, CA on September 10.
Liverpool Football Club players Robbie Fowler and Luis Garcia both attempted the 5 pound Burritozilla at Iguana's Tacqueria in San Jose.
Molly Schuyler has uploaded a video of her eating the five pound "747" burrito at Habanero's in Lee's Summit, MO in 1:37, 13 seconds faster than Matt Stonie needed to finish the Burritozilla at Iguana's Tacqueria.
Taco Del Mar locations will offer a 5 pound burrito on Thursday in honor of Cinco de Mayo.
Don Chingon in Brooklyn will award $1000 in cash and $500 in gift cards to a pair that can finish its 30 pound burrito in under an hour. T-shirts will be awarded to a quartet that accomplishes the feat. (via Stephanie Wu). (also CNBC video)
Gersh Kuntzman has a report in the NY Daily News about his attempt at the 30 pound burrito at Don Chingon in Brooklyn.
Don Chingon in Brooklyn offers a 30 pound Gran Chingon burrito eating challenge that will award a 10% ownership in the restaurant if it is finished in under an hour.
Men's Health UK has an article about competitive eating focusing on Randy Santel's tour of the UK and Ireland earlier this year. Takeru Kobayashi is also interviewed. The Ionia Sentinel Standard has an account of Randy Santel and Mitch Dombrowksi finishing the 7 pound burrito at El Mariachi in Ionia, MI, part of a 78 day eating challenge tour of eastern North America.
Nathan Figuero was the first person to finish (facebook login requred) the 8 Pound Mongo Burrito at Burrito Mexican Grill in Sarasota, which has been available for 4 years. He has a youtube channel about his Florida eating challenges and contests at https://www.youtube.com/user/natefiggs
ABC30 has an article and video about Pablo Martinez' training session where he ate a 5 pound burrito in 13 minutes.
Dirtbag Dan reports that Edward Chin ate his Burritozilla in 4:10 to win today's contest at Iguana's in San Jose.
SanJose.com has a preview about Saturday's Burritozilla eating contest at Iguana's Taqueria. Dax Swanson, Jake Larry and Edward Chin are the finalists.
The next two qualifiers for the amateur Burritozilla eating contest that will award $1350 on July 18 will take place in San Jose on June 20 and June 27.
Dax "The Ginger" Swanson won today's Burritozilla eating qualifier at Iguana's in San Jose.
Iguana's will hold qualifiers for its Burritozilla eating contest in San Jose and Santa Clara on Saturday. The finals on July 18 will award $1350 ($1000 to the winner). The contest is amateur-only (that status is not defined).
Iguana's Tacqueria has posted pictures of two finishers of the Burritozilla in the early 2000s: Joey Chestnut and "mystery hot girl". The San Jose restaurant will hold qualifiers for a Burritozilla eating contest next month.
Nela Zisser has uploaded a video where she eats a five pound burrito in under five minutes. (stuff.co.nz article)
The Daily Mail has an interview with Nela Zisser about the video where she ate the 1kg burrito at Mad Mex in Auckland, NZ in 1:44. More coverage: Telegraph | Mashable | Maxim
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