Male competitive eaters category

"UK Chilli Queen" Shahina Waseem appeared on the podcast of former WWE wrestler Ryback. (youtube) (Apple)
Geoff Esper posted a video of his attempt to eat 100 standard sized IHOP pancakes. The chain is currently offering an AYCE pancake special.
Michael Jenkins won the first prize of $250 in yesterday's eating contest at the Florida Key Lime Pie Festival in Merritt Island, FL, an event marked by unconventional rules and controversial judging.
Joey Chestnut, Adrian Morgan and Mike Golic Jr. faced off in a beignet eating contest in New Orleans MCed by Katie Nolan of ESPN to promote tonight's college football championship game.

“King of Gluttony” 2020 video

Youtube currently has the full program of TV Tokyo’s “King of Gluttony” program in which Miki Sudo, Darron Breeden, Max Suzuki, Angela Sato, Hatsuyo Sugawara and others competed. (I will not post any spoilers until later today). Update Results of the final round are in the comments. Takeru Kobayashi and Nobuyuki Shirota appear as commentators, but do not compete.

update Jan 16 Miki Sudo has posted some Instagram galleries: Part 1 | Part 2

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Bob Shoudt has uploaded a video of his attempt to eat 100 Krystal sliders. The burgers were eaten "picnic style" (no dunking or smashing). In the 6 year history of the Krystal Square Off, the only person to hit a triple digit total was Joey Chestnut (103) in 2007.
Former WWE wrestler Ryback was posted on the League of Fire Instagram for finishing the "Tube of Terror" Carolina Reaper challenge.
Miki Sudo, Darron Breeden, Max Suzuki, Angela Sato and Takeru Kobayashi appear in a promo video for "King of Gluttony" that will be televised on TV Tokyo on January 12. Kobayashi is not shown eating, so he may not be a competitor. Screen captures:
Leah Shutkever faced off against Eddie Hall in a 4 pound wing challenge, her second video with the British strongman competitor.
Ronnie Hartman will appear on tonight's episode of Beyond Wrestling's Uncharted Territory that will be streamed tonight starting at 7:30 eastern. Beyond Wrestling bills him as: "Another promising newcomer to the wrestling scene you gotta keep an eye on. Nationally-ranker competitive eater Ronnie Hartman has size & charisma."
Matt Stonie produced a thank you video for surpassing 10 million subscribers to his youtube channel.
TheThings.com has curated a gallery of 19 pictures of Joey Chestnut eating Nathan's hot dogs.
"Furious" Pete Czerwinski has uploaded a video titled "From Engineering to Competitive Eating" that was originally produced for GameTV's How The Game Is Played
Tubefilter has an interview with Erik "The Electric" Lamkin about how he built his youtube channel which mentions an upcoming appearance on the Food Network.
AOL.com has a video about Crazy Legs Conti as part of its In the Know series.

2019 St. Elmo’s shrimp cocktail contest

Official results 8 minutes

1st 10 Joey “Jaws” Chestnut wins for 7th year in a row
2nd 7 George Chiger
2nd 7 Gideon Oji
4th 6.2 Derek Jacobs
5th 5.1 Steve “The Rabbit” Hammond
6th 4.9 Darrien “Cheesecurd” Thomas
7th 3.2 Andrew “The Bear” Kogutkiewicz
8th 3.1 John Gebhard
8th 3.1 Matthew Raible

St. Elmo’s said they will stream the contest at https://www.facebook.com/stelmosteakhouse/ at 3:30 but a video has not started yet. update The video has started

Joey Chestnut, Gideon Oji, George Chiger, Derek Jacobs and Darrien Thomas are expected to compete.

The absence of Geoff Esper guarantees that Joey Chestnut cannot be tied for the most MLE non-qualifier victories in 2019, even if the San Jose Waffle matchup is not counted as an official competition.

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Joey Chestnut outate a team consisting of three former Indianapolis Colts, Joe Staysniak, Rocky Boiman and Wil Wolford, at an eating contest held at halftime of today's Colts game, 40 shrimp to 32 over 90 seconds.
Joe Menchetti ate 23 pork rolls to win the first prize of $500 in tonight's pork roll eating contest at Meadowlands Racectrack in East Rutherford, NJ.
Gear Patrol has 6 tips from Joey Chestnut about Thanksgiving Dinner.
Leah Shutkever faced off against strongman competitor Eddie Hall in a five pound chicken and chips challenge at the Digbeth Dining Club. (Eddie Hall's video).
George Rossoatos has made a chapter from his book Interdiscursive Readings in Cultural Consumer Research titled "Furious Pete and the Re-Evaluation of All Values available for download for free.
Joey Chestnut will face off against former Colts Joe Staysniak, Will Wolford and Rocky Boiman in a St. Elmo's shrimp cocktail eating contest at halftime of Sunday's Indianapolis Colts game.
Kevin "LA Beast" Strahle ate 14 cannolis to win today's eating contest at SopranosCon in Seacaucus, NJ.
Takeru Kobyashi attempted the challenge at Pho 87 in Las Vegas on Tuesday's episode of the Japanese television program SixTONES. (Kobayashi segments start at 1:25 and 1:34). This might be his first eating challenge or contest on Japanese TV since the 2002 Food Battle Club.
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