Male competitive eaters category

The Trenton Thunder announce that Joey Chestnut has pulled out of Case's Pork Roll Eating Championship on September 30, leaving Carmen Cincotti and Darron Breeden as the favorites.
The Hartford Courant has an article about Jamie McDonald's trip to Florida to serve barbecue from his restaurant, Bear's Smokehouse, to Hurricane Irma victims. His team is operating at Germain Arena in Estero, FL, site of a Nathan's qualifier earlier this year. McDonald estimates his organization, operationbbqrelief.org, has served 50,000 meals since arriving in Florida.
Takeru Kobayashi is expected to defend his title at Pie Wood Fired Pizza's Let em Eat 8 in Muskoka, Ontario on September 23. Entrants need to qualify at Pie locations by September 20. The fastest time at each site will win a prize package including accommodations at Clevelands House resort for the weekend of the contest. The winner will receive $1000.

2017 Zinzinatti bratwurst contest

update WLWT has an article and video

MLE wannabe has a video

The top 3
1) Joey Chestnut 49
2) Gideon Oji 35
3) Rich LeFevre 28
4) Derek Jacobs 21.5
5) Ivan Mendoza 20
6) Matt Hazzard 16

? Adam Clements of Local 12 News

WLWT has a Facebook video of today’s bratwurst eating contest in Cincinnati.

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Dan Kennedy announces that he was part of the first trio along with Bob Shoudt and Brandon "Da Disposal" Clark to finish the 22.5 pound Zeus burger challenge and win $500 at the Clinton Station Diner in Clinton, NJ.

2017 Dell’Osso Family Farm Baconfest contest

update Sept 11 Record Net has a video corralesderabago also has a video

Official results Part 1 | Part 2

1st 7.75 Joey “Jaws” Chestnut
2nd 6.75 Gideon Oji
3rd 5 Michelle “Cardboard Shell” Lesco
4th 3.75 Pablo Martinez
5th 3.25 Steve Hendry
6th 3 Sergio Reyes-Raya
7th 2.5 Miki Sudo
8th 1.75 Mary “I Love ‘em HOT!” Bowers

Recordnet.com has an article about yesterday’s qualifier won by Brian Keil.

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Run856 has an article about how Dave "US Male" Goldstein has used running road races to bond with his son Josh, who has Joubert syndrome.
Straits Times has an article (in second half of page) about Matt Stonie's trip to Singapore, where he set the record for the Beast burger challenge.
Joe Menchetti ate 18 lobster rolls to defend his title and win $600 at the Hampton Beach Seafood Festival in Hampton Beach, NH.

Dave Brunelli wins Kennett Square mushrooms

The top 3 from today’s National Fried Mushroom Championship in Kennett Square, PA

1) Dave Brunelli 6.8 pounds in 8 minutes
2) Dan “Killer” Kennedy 6.3
3) Bob Shoudt 6

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Philly.com has an article about Bill "El Wingador" Simmons' ambition to start a new restaurant called El Wingador’s Serious Frickin’ Chicken. He has started a kickstarter campaign to fund the project, which hopes to raise $25,000 by the end of October. One of the kickstarter rewards is spending Wing Bowl 26 with Bill Simmons which interestingly says that plans for the 2018 have not been finalized. update Bill Simmons says that plans for Wing Bowl 26 on February 2 are now official. A ticket package for that event was sold on Eagles Radiothon earlier this week.
Yasir Salem announces he won the Donut Derby bike race / donut eating contest in Trexlertown, PA for the third year in a row. Dave "US Male" Goldstein was the runner-up.

2017 Nathan’s Portland qualifier

update Sept 5 BrewPublic videos Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4
BrewPublic article & gallery
Sarah Reinecke instagram video

Results Part 1 | Part 2
1) Erik Denmark 28
2) Ryan “Max Carnage” Rodacker 20
3) John “Step Daddy J” Jugovic 17
4) Jason Erb 9.5
5) Tim Kruse 8.5
6) Lyle Mack 6

1W) Sarah Reinecke 17
2W) Ms Robinson 6.75

The Nathan’s qualifier at Bite of Oregon in Portland is underway. Someone ate 14 hot dogs in the first 3.5 minutes.

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update Sept 6 Fink Beats the Stomach has a contest video update Sept 5 ObserverToday has an article about "Buffalo" Jim Reeves at the contest saying he finished 6th (was actually 7th) Videos: WKBW Facebook video | Ruptly TV | WGRZ Official results Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4
1st220Joey "Jaws" Chestnut
2nd183Gideon Oji
3rd181Carmen Cincotti
4th176Geoffrey Esper
5th170Darron Breeden
6th119Sonya "The Black Widow" Thomas
7th109"Buffalo" Jim Reeves
8th85Eric "Badlands" Booker
9th80Jacob "Billsfoot" Gauda amateur contest winner
10th68Ronnie "MegaByte" Hartman damaged tooth in contest
10th68William "Wild Bill" Myers
Fink Beats the Stomach is doing a periscope video from the contest.

Geoff Esper wins Buffalo Buffet Bowl

Official Results Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6

1st 5 3m51s Geoffrey Esper
2nd 5 4m07s Joey “Jaws” Chestnut
2nd 5 4m07s Carmen Cincotti
4th 3.88 4m07s Gideon Oji
5th 3.82 4m07s Darron Breeden
6th 2.86 4m07s “Buffalo” Jim Reeves
7th 2.53 4m07s Eric “Badlands” Booker
8th 2.39 4m07s Mike Landrich
9th 1.85 4m07s William “Wild Bill” Myers
10th 1.75 4m07s Sonya “The Black Widow” Thomas

The top 3 in today’s Buffalo Buffet Bowl at the Buffalo Wing Fest from Fink Beats the Stomach

1) Geoff Esper
2T) Carmen Cincotti
2T) Joey Chestnut

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The top 3 in today's professional contest at Taste of Hamburg-er in Hamburg, PA from Dan Kennedy: 1) Bob Shoudt 13.5 burgers ($750) 2) Dan Kennedy 13 ($500) 3) Dave Brunelli 12.25 ($250)
Alligator.org has a report about Michael Jenkins defending his title and claiming the first prize of $300 in yesterday's pho eating contest held at Taste Pho in Gainesville, FL.
The Atlanta Journal Constitution has an article about Dale Boone running for the District 4 City Council seat in Brookhaven, GA. His opponent is Joe Gebbia who runs an online natural goods wholesale business.

2017 Gyoza Championship

"Furious" Pete Czerwinski will appear on the cover of the upcoming issue of Power Magazine.
Dale Boone has qualified to be on the ballot for the District 4 City Council election in Brookhaven, GA on November 7. He will face incumbent Joe Gebbia.
WWE star Braun Strowman, who weighs 385 pound at a height of 6 ft 8 in., claimed he ate 15,000 calories in a typical day in a recent interview.
Dave Brunelli ate 22 hot dogs in 5 minutes to take the first prize of $500 in Saturday's contest held by the Utica (NY) Observer-Dispatch to celebrate its 200th birthday. (Gallery)
Jamie "The Bear" McDonald will compete in a hot dog eating contest at GoldBurgers in Hartford, CT on August 24.

Silicon Valley Taco Fest eating contest

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