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Three random spicy eating challenges
16 in spicy pizza Volcano Pizza Challenge Palace Pizza Joplin, MO
6 spicy wings San Miguel Fire Fighters Wing Challenge Cali Comfort BBQ Spring Valley, CA
bowl spicy curry No. 10 Curry Tea Rose Diner Murray, UT need to follow 19 rules including no liquids
(All spicy eating challenges in database)

Kevin Love of the Cleveland Cavaliers is the most recent participant in First We Feast's Hot Ones wings of death challenge.
Mad Dog & Beans Mexican Cantina in Manhattan will hold a pepper eating contest on May 3 awarding $200 and a $100 gift card to the winner.
Mic.com has a report on Wayne Algenio's victory over Guinness record holder Greg Holder in the Carolina Reaper pepper eating contest at the New York City Hot Sauce Expo Sunday.
In Dos Equis' new commercial for Cinco de Mayo, the "World's Most Interesting Man" competes in a spicy pepper eating contest. (Watch embedded video in adweek.com article to bypass login for age restriction).
Mina Luna defended her title in the Melbourne Chilli Eating Championship to claim the first prize of $500.
The Melbourne Chilli Eating Championship will award $500 to the winner on April 8. Registration closes tomorrow.
The BBC has an article about spicy food challenges titled "Why hot chillies might be good for us" which theorizes that plant spiciness evolved to discourage mammals from eating them so birds could spread their seeds. A television program about the subject will be broadcast today.
Former Austalian soccer start Brendan Favola stopped breathing after attempting an on-radio hot sauce challenge. Paramedics were able to treat his condition.
Independent.co.uk has an interview with Mark Cohen, owner of The Chicken or The Egg about the recording of Man vs. Food in 2010 at his restaurant in Beach Haven, NJ. He says he had to increase staff to 60 employees after the episode aired.
GQ.com has an article about the race to create the world's spiciest pepper. Carolina Reaper inventor Ed Currie says he has bred a vegetable twice as hot as the Reaper that will be unveiled if his creation is surpassed.
Liz Lewis Casting has a call for a competitive eating spice specialist for a shoot in Los Angeles that will run from January 18 to 22. The role will pay $2000.
Scott Roberts has an interview with Greg Foster, who recently broke Wayne Algenio's record for eating the Carolina Reaper pepper.
The Journal of Emergency Medicine has an account of a injury produced by a ghost pepper eating contest that resulted in a 1 inch esophagus tear and a 23 day hospital stay. (via SMH)
Ben Sumadiwiria, owner of the Awesome Eats youtube channel, claims he lost his hearing for two minutes after eating the Indomie Abang Adek, billed as the spiciest noodle dish in the world.
The NC Hot Sauce Festival will hold a pepper eating contest in Oxford, NC on September 10 awarding $1000 to the winner and $300 to the runner up.
PeterboroughToday.co.uk reports that Rob Radcliffe was the first person to finish a 10,000 calorie burger challenge at Rocker's Steak House in Cambridge, England that was topped with the world's spiciest peppers.
Hangzhou, China held an eating contest where competitors ate hot peppers while sitting in ice buckets.
The California Hot Sauce Expo will hold four spicy eating contests in Long Beach this weekend.
The Daily Mail reports that two customers who attempted the hot wing challenge at The George in Stockton on Tees, England were hospitalized. The wings are coated in a sauce containing the Carolina Reaper pepper, billed as the world's spiciest.
ABC News has an article and video about the Carolina Reaper pepper mentioning Wayne Algenio's record set at the NYC Hot Sauce Expo in April.
Wayne Algenio received a Guinness World Record yesterday at the New York City Hot Sauce Expo in Brooklyn for eating 119g of Carolina Reaper peppers in 1 minute.
Sharnee Rawsom has a report for delicious.com.au about her victory in a spicy pepper eating contest held at SoCal in Neutral Bay, Australia.
ChronicleLive reports that curry house Shaheen’s Indian in Durham, England could lose its restaurant license after it held a spicy eating contest for the Durham University Rugby Club. The team was allowed to bring their own alcohol, resulting in a drunken rampage in the streets of Durham following the contest.
Priyanka Chopra of Quantico will do a hot wing eating contest on tonight's episode of the Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon. update March 4 A youtube video of the appearance
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