Male competitive eaters category

The Baltimore Sun has an article about Joey Chestnut eating 230 wings in 57 minutes at Hooters, a personal record for a one hour session. He faced off against fans in 10 wing mini-contests and was defeated by Phil "The Fury" Fiore, founder of a competitive eating club at the University of Maryland in 2010.
Crazy Legs Conti has self-published a book titled The Loneliness of the Long Distance Eater: A Competitive Eater's Diary available on amazon.com.
Keith Bona ate 20 hot dogs to win yesterday's hot dog eating contest at Jack's Hot Dog Stand in North Adams, MA after leader LA Beast reversed. update iberkshires.com has an article about the contest. LA Beast had a 26 to 20 hot dog lead when he reversed with about a minute left.
News 12 has a video about Wayne Algenio winning the Artichoke Pizza eating contest for the third time yesterday.

2019 Day-Lee Foods Gyoza Championship

https://www.instagram.com/eatmoregyoza/ has an Ask Me Anything session with Joey Chestnut on its Instagram stories.
LA Beast will compete in a hot dog eating contest at Jack's Hot Dog Stand in North Adams, MA on August 17. 100 T-shirts will be given away.
Joey Chestnut ate 227 wings in an hour at tonight's meet and greet at a Hooter's in Atlanta.
Joey Chestnut will do a meet and greet at the Hooters in Orlando on International Drive on August 22. update The full schedule has been posted: Charlotte Aug 14, Atlanta Aug 15, Baltimore Aug 21, Orlando Aug 22, Newport, KY Aug 29, Arlington, TX Sept 8.
The top 3 from today's clam eating contest at Peter's Clam Bar in Island Park, NY: 1) Dave Brunelli 59 clams 2) Wayne Algenio 52 clams 3) Joe Menchetti 50 clams.

Sergey Lyubezhanin regains Schuyler, NY corn title Molly Schuyler 4th

The top 4 from yesterday’s the Corn on the Cob Eating Competition and Car Show in Schyler, NY. The contest duration was 2:30 (video)

1st 43.43 Sergey Lyubezhanin $1000 prize, 2017 winner
2nd 42.73 “Gentleman” Joe Menchetti
3rd 41.085 Nick Mroz
4th 36.45 Molly Schuyler

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The Philly Pretzel Factory in Blue Bell, PA will hold a pretzel dog eating contest on August 10 awarding $250 to the winner. update Bob Shoudt ate 19 pretzel dogs in 10 minutes to win the contest.
MensHealth.com has an article on how stromgmen Eddie Hall and Brian Shaw eat almost 10,000 calories in a typical day.

PT’s Ranch Scorpion Wing results

Prizewinners from Sunday’s Scorpion Wing eating contest at PT’s Ranch in Henderson, NV. (Review Journal gallery)

1T Tom Gilbert, $1750
1T Raymond Bryant, $1750
3 Patrick Gregory, $500

Tom Gilbert and Raymond Bryant agreed to split the 1st & 2nd place prize money after a draw in a tiebreaking round.

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Joey Chestnut's final total for his 12 hour wing eating session at the Hooters in the Mall of America was 413 wings. (video)

2019 Mystic Lake rib eating contest

Yesterday, Adam "Beard Meats Food" Moran and original Man v Food host Adam Richman feuded on twitter after a head to head matchup was proposed.

Japan Times interviews Takeru Kobayashi

Japan Times has an interview with Takeru Kobayashi about The Good, The Bad, The Hungry. He says that while he is pleased with the film, it did not fully convey his side of his dispute with MLE.

The documentary showed my rivalry with Joey Chestnut, but I had more of a problem with George Shea,” he says. “He used Joey Chestnut to conceal the fact that he had a problem with me. George Shea was employed by Nathan’s, so if you look at the bigger picture, the problem was really between me and Nathan’s. That doesn’t come across in the documentary.

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Joe Menchetti ate 8 ears in 3 minutes to win the first prize of $500 in tonight's eating contest at Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford, NJ.
A press release announces that Joey Chestnut will eat chicken wings at the Hooters in the Mall of Georgia in Atlanta from 11 am to 11 pm on July 29 in honor of National Chicken Wing Day. People who guess his total amount eaten correctly at https://www.hooters.com/ncwd/ will be entered for the chance to win free Hooters wings for a year. Hooters locations will offer all you can eat wings for $15.99 on July 29.
Bob "Killer" Kuhns ate 25 hot dogs in 12 minutes to defeat defending champion Mark Lyle and claim the first prize of $500 in Saturday's hot dog eating contest at the Festival of Discovery in Greenwood, SC.
In an interview for TMZ, Takeru Kobyashi claims that Joey Chestnut is a cheater and alleges that he threw crusts into the box in their P'Zone Chow-lenge matchup in 2009. He also belives that the hot dogs Joey Chestnut eats during contests are smaller than normal.
Geoff Esper received a certificate of recognition from the Board of Selectmen for Oxford, MA for his successes in competitive eating.
Dale Boone ate 15 hot dogs in 6:07 to win the first prize of $100 in a contest held in Dahlonega, GA on July 4.
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