Male competitive eaters category

Registration is open for the cannoli eating contests that will be held at SopranosCon in Seacacus, NJ on November 23 and 24. Kevin "LA Beast" Strahle will compete in Saturday's contest.
Matt Stonie's youtube channel has passed 10 million subscribers.
Joey Chestnut ate 81 waffles over 8 minutes to win an eating contest held at tonight's San Jose Barracudas game. Matt Stonie was the runner-up with 75. update Contest video
Sam Thurman reported that Takeru Kobayashi was on his flight to Japan, so he might have returned his home country for good. The six-time Nathan's champion announced earlier that he was moving to Kyoto due to high New York City rent.
Kevin Ross won the first prize of $500 in tonight's Bad Ass Burrito Eating Contest held at El Chingon in San Diego.
The UC Berkeley student newspaper has a column asking if Joey Chestnut will wind up in hell for the sin of gluttony.
Wayne Algenio will face off against World's Strongest Man Eddie Hall in an eating contest on an episode of "Eddie Eats America" that will be televised on the UK channel Dave on Sunday. The competition was recorded at Mac Shack NY, whose owner Kevin "BlaccLyte" James recently passed away.

Takeru Kobayashi apparently returning to Japan

It appears Takeru Kobayashi will be moving to Kyoto, Japan due to high New York City rent. He recently posted a picture of moving boxes on his twitter. Another tweet has the following automatic translation:

By the time you find a Kyoto townhouse you want to live in
And
For the time being, the room That Maggie decided to live in
In a room as small as New York,
Less than one-third of the rent
I feel like I’m being made a fool of by NY.

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2019 Circuit of the Americas Brisket

Official results Part 1 | Part 2

1st 27 Joey “Jaws” Chestnut failed to break record due to larger sandwiches according to George Shea
2nd 17.5 Nick Wehry announced as 4th
3rd 17 Matt “Hungry” Hazzard
4th 16.75 Ronnie “MegaByte” Hartman
5th 16.1 Michelle “Cardboard Shell” Lesco
6th 15 Adrian “The Rabbit” Morgan
7th 14 Juan “Hungry Saiyan” Neave
8th 13.5 George Chiger
9th 10.25 Greg “The Savage” Wilson
10th 9 Eric “Badlands” Booker
11th 5.5 Jocelyn Walker
12th 5 Alex “Moose” Perez

George Shea said that larger sandwiches prevented Joey Chestnut from breaking the MLE brisket sandwich eating record (34.75) held by Bob Shoudt.

Live video of brisket eating contest at Circuit of the Americas in Austin

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The website for California State University - San Marcos has an article about Erik "the Elecric" Lamkin. update TubeFilter has an interview with Erik.
Michael Jenkins won the first prize of $250 in yesterday's pizza eating contest at the Italian Heritage Festival in Palm Coast, FL.
Three members of Barstool Sports faced off against Yasir Salem in a pizza eating contest.
Geoff Esper completed the Big Texan 72 ounce steak challenge in 5:08, surpassing Joey Chestnut (8:52) for the fastest non Molly Schuyler time for the meal.
Eater.com has a youtube video titled "How the Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Became an ESPN Icon". The video contains a demonstration contest won by Badlands Booker in which George Shea catches Crazy Legs Conti cheating. (Eater.com blog entry)
Pete Davekos ate 9 1/4 lb. hot dogs in 7 minutes to win the first prize of $201 in yesterday's hot dog eating contest in Topsfield, MA.

2019 Pacific Park tacos

Eric "Badlands" Booker announced that his Badlands Chugs youtube channel surpassed a million subscribers.
Youtube has a video of the opening ceremonies of a pasta eating contest between professional wrestlers Hulk Hogan and Randy "Macho Man" Savage held in 1995 to promote the opening of Hulk Hogan's Pastamania! restaurant at the Mall of American in Bloomington, MN. (The video ends before the competition starts) (via Guy Hutchinson)
Michelle Lesco ate a hot dog without using her hands in 21.60 seconds to set a new Guinness World Record. "Furious" Pete Czerwinski held the previous record of 27.13 seconds.

2019 Lewisville tamales

update Oct 2 Katie Prettyman video

Full results (without full names) | Full results with full names
Steve “The Rabbit” video

1st 95 Geoffrey Esper 10 minute contest record
2nd 78.5 Darron Breeden
3rd 59 Steve “The Rabbit” Hammond
4th 51 George Chiger
5th 48 Adrian “The Rabbit” Morgan
6th 46 Michelle “Cardboard Shell” Lesco
6th 46 Darrien “Cheesecurd” Thomas
8th 44 Brett “The Branimal” Healey
9th 30 “Nasty” Nathan Biller
10th 29 Francisco Galicia
11th 27.5 John Gebhard
12th 20 Katie Prettyman
13th 15 Jocelyn Walker
14th 10 Mark Poland
DQ ? Greg “The Savage” Wilson

https://www.instagram.com/beyondseattleeats/ has a live video of the contest.

Previous contest winners
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2019 Trenton Thunder pork roll eating contest

Official results with Rene Rovtar additions

1st 61.5 Joey “Jaws” Chestnut new record
2nd 43.67 Geoffrey Esper
3rd 38 Darron Breeden
4th 31 Nick Wehry
5th 30 Miki Sudo
6th 23.5 Ronnie “MegaByte” Hartman claims he ate 27.5
7th 21 George Chiger
8th 20 Brian “Dud Light” Dudzinski
9th 12 Larell Marie “The Real Deal” Mele
10th 10.5 Crazy Legs Conti
11th 7 Rene Rovtar
12th 6 Julie Goldberg
13th 4.67 Prudence DiBenedetto

Results from the live video
1) Joey Chestnut 61 pork rolls, new record
2) Geoff Esper 43
3) Darron Breeden 38
4 or 5 Miki Sudo 30

Aaron Cohen has a live video

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Takeru Kobayashi ate 20 BurgerFi burgers in five minutes in Pinecrest, FL today to defeat a team consisting of Miami Heat center Bam Adebayo, former NBA guard Walter Bond and former Miami Hurricane defensive lineman Russell Maryland, who combined for 9 burgers. BurgerFi will donate $5000 to Feeding South Florida for every burger eaten. (Kobayashi podcast on the Hochman & Crowder show).
Takeru Kobayashi will appear at the Burger Fi in Pinecrest, FL September 18 and face off against current and former pro athletes in a burger eating contest.
ABC7 has a live video of the cannoli eating contest at the Feast of San Gennaro in Manhattan. Wayne Algenio is competing. update Wayne Algenio defended his title with a contest record 38 cannolis (previous record Marcos Owens 34 in 2014) update The Aladino Show has a video
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