Carmen Cincotti category

Press of Atlantic City has a profile of Carmen Cincotti in which he predicts victory in the 2018 Nathan's finals.

2017 Mets qualifier

The Mets twitter has a sped up video.

Full men’s results from Wild Bill

1st 53 Carmen Cincotti
2nd 27 Wayne “wayneywonder” Algenio
3rd 13 William “Wild Bill” Myers
3rd 13 “Beautiful” Brian Seiken 1st contest since removal from MLE top 50
5th 10 Bob Zazzaro
6th 8 Anthony Campos
7th 7 Andy Flamm

1W) Daniella Gioia 14.75

Carmen Cincotti and Daniella Gioia should win unless something unexpected happens.

Previous winners of qualifiers held at Mets ballparks

2016 Jun 19 1st 33 10 min Yasir Salem Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier – men Queens, NY
2016 Jun 19 1st 16.5 10 min Sophia Devita Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier – women Queens, NY
2015 Jun 14 1st 36 10 min Tim “Eater X” Janus Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier – men Queens, NY
2015 Jun 14 1st 18 10 min Meredith Boxberger Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier – women Queens, NY
2014 Jun 15 1st 28.5 10 min Tim “Eater X” Janus Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier – men Queens, NY
2014 Jun 15 1st 14 10 min Larell Marie “The Real Deal” Mele Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier – women Queens, NY
2013 Jun 29 1st 50 10 min Tim “Eater X” Janus Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier – men Queens, NY
2013 Jun 29 1st 5 10 min Prudence DiBenedetto Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier – women Queens, NY
2012 Jun 2 1st 40 10 min Bob “The Notorious B.O.B.” Shoudt Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier – men Queens, NY
2012 Jun 2 1st 20 10 min Maria “Edible” Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Qualifier – women Queens, NY
2011 Jun 4 1st 45 10 min Tim “Eater X” Janus Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest qualifier – men Queens, NY
2011 Jun 4 1st 7 10 min Laura Leu Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest qualifier – women Queens, NY
2010 Jun 26 1st 46 10 min Tim “Eater X” Janus Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest qualifier Queens, NY
2009 Jun 20 1st 40 10 min Eric “Badlands” Booker Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest qualifier Queens, NY
2008 Jun 14 1st 42 10 min Tim “Eater X” Janus Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest qualifier Queens, NY
2007 Jun 3 1st 26.5 12 min Erik “The Red” Denmark Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest qualifier Queens, NY
2006 Jun 18 1st 29 12 min Bob “The Notorious B.O.B.” Shoudt Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest qualifier Queens, NY
2005 Jul 2 1st 20 12 min Crazy Legs Conti Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest qualifier Queens, NY

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2017 Sweet Corn Fiesta

update May 10 dLifeHD has a video

update May 4 HappeningMag.com has an interview with Carmen Cincotti.
King Carb has a contest video

update The Palm Beach Post has a gallery

Official Results Part 1 | Part 2
1) Carmen Cincotti 61.75 ears
2) Gideon Oji 49
3) Yasir Salem 45
4) Eric “Badlands” Booker 31
5) Brian Dudzinski 29.25
6) Pedram Esmaeelzadeh 27.75
7) Mr. Rodriguez 20
8) Matt Matador 17

update It appears Carmen Cincotti won with a record 61 ears.

Yasir Salem, Carmen Cincotti, Badlands Booker and Gideon Oji are expected to compete along with Pedram Esmaeelzadeh.

Previous winners
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Carmen Cincotti conquers croquetas

<>update March 15 Carme Cincotti has a video

Update March 14 Nate Figueroa has a video

The Miami Herald reports that Joey Chestnut dropped out due to illness at the last minute.

Carnaval Miami croqueta results (Part 1 | Part 2)

1) Carmen Cincotti 158
2) Geoff Esper 144
3) Eric “Badlands” Booker 92
4) Michelle Lesco 90
5) Nate Figueroa 80
6) Erik Denmark 74
7) Victor Aldrich 10

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Carmen Cincotti ate wings for a Bon Appetit Magazine video today.
Carmen Cincotti announces that he will live with Yasir Salem for two weeks for the purpose of recording a reality TV show.
Eric "Badlands" Booker and Carmen Cincotti appeared on a Facebook Live video for Deadspin.com in honor of National Sandwich Day tomorrow.

Carmen Cincotti defeats Joey Chestnut in Tulsa brats

Carmen Cincotti has a video

Results Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

1) Carmen Cincotti 101 bratwurst in 10 min, new record
2) Joey Chestnut 100
3) Rich LeFevre 48
4) Robert McKinney 39.5
5) Chris Hobson 23.5
6) Carlene LeFevre 20.5
7) Alex Perez 14
8) Joe Alcott 10
9) Mr. Linde 7
10 Candice Alcott 2.5 (Mrs. Tulsa)

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2016 Smoke’s Poutinerie

update Oct 5 Videos: Carmen Cincotti | Erik Lamkin vlog | Scott Lomas Introductions / Contest start

update Oct 2
Articles: Toronto Sun | Canoe.ca | Sina.com
Thank you on reddit.com for holding the contest
Videos: Eduardo M | Erik Lamkin video of vegan protestors from Direct Action Everywhere. Unlike at Nathan’s, they do not appear to have interfered with the contest table. This is the third MLE contest in 2016 the group has protested (Chicago Ribs, Nathan’s, poutine)

Instagram videos from “Step Daddy J”‘ have the top 3 for the amateur contest:
1st 9 Erik “The Electric” Lamkin
2nd 6 John “Step Daddy J” Jugovic
3rd 5 Darrien “Cheesecurd” Thomas

update Here is what MLE reports are the pro results: Part 1 | Part 2
1 Joey Chestnut 25.5
2 Carmen Cincotti 25
3 Matt Stonie 23.25
4 Geoff Esper 18.5
5 Gideon Oji 14.5
6 Michelle Lesco 13
7 Yasir Salem 12.5
8 Badlands Booker 10.75
9 Jim Reeves 8.6
9 Steven Dorgo 8.6
11 Bill Myers 8
12 Ben Do 7.75
13 Jesse Kankula 7

Erik Lamkin reports he won the amateur contest

Erik Lamkin produced a training video

Previous winners

2015 Oct 3 1st 22 10 min Matt “Megatoad” Stonie World Poutine Eating Championship – pros Toronto, ON, Canada
2014 Oct 4 1st 14.75 10 min Matt “Megatoad” Stonie World Poutine Eating Championship – pros Toronto, ON, Canada
2013 Oct 19 1st 24 10 min Joey “Jaws” Chestnut World Poutine Eating Championship Toronto, ON, Canada
2012 Oct 13 1st 9.5 10 min Joey “Jaws” Chestnut Smoke’s Poutinerie World Poutine Eating Championship Toronto, ON, Canada
2011 Sep 24 1st 9.75 10 min Pat “Deep Dish” Bertoletti Smoke’s Poutinerie World Poutine Eating Championship Toronto, ON, Canada
2010 May 22 1st 13 10 min Pat “Deep Dish” Bertoletti Smoke’s Poutinerie World Poutine Eating Championship Toronto, ON, Canada

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2016 Trenton pork roll contest

update Sept 29 CentralJersey has an article about Carmen Cincotti’s runner-up finish.

update Sept 27
A lot of coverage for Bill Spadea at the festival: NJ101.5 video | Chasing News video | NJ101.5 blog entry | personal blog entry

Carmen Cincotti has a video | Interview with Carmen Cincotti

update Sept 25 NJ.com has an article

update The Trenton Thunder have a contest video

update Full Results | Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

1st 43 Joey “Jaws” Chestnut defends title
2nd 40 Carmen Cincotti
3rd 31 Geoffrey Esper
4th 22.5 Brian “Dud Light” Dudzinski
5th 15 Eric “Badlands” Booker
6th 14.5 Kevin “Qwazy” Ambs
7th 14 Micah “Wing Kong” Collins
8th 10.5 Crazy Legs Conti
8th 10.5 William “Wild Bill” Myers
10th 9 Larell Marie “The Real Deal” Mele
11th 6.5 Bill Spadea

update Hugging Harold Reynolds has the top 2
1) Joey Chestnut 43
2) Carmen Cincotti 40

Joey Chestnut appeared on NJ 101.5 yesterday

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CentralJersey.com has an article about Carmen "The Mutiny" Cincotti competing in the Trenton Thunder pork roll eating contest on September 24.
Joey Chestnut and Carmen Cincotti will attend Friday's Trenton Thunder game. A qualifier awarding a spot in the September 24 MLE pork roll eating contest will also take place.
Press of Atlantic City has an article about Carmen Cincotti's third place finish in the men's Nathan's finals.

Carmen Cincotti in MLE top 50, Brian Seiken out

Matt Cohen noticed that Carmen Cincotti was inserted at #15 in the MLE top 50, ejecting Brian Seiken from the bottom of that list. Eric “Steakbellie” Livingston and Ben Do remain ranked despite not competing since 2014.

Brian Seiken’s removal terminates the longest ranked streak in IFOCE / MLE history, which dates from at least February 2002 according to the Internet Archive

Crazy Legs Conti now appears to have the longest ranked streak, which dates from at least October 2002. (Eric “Badlands” Booker took a hiatus in 2007, breaking his ranked streak.)

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2016 Washington DC Nathan’s qualifier

update Jun 26 MLE has a facebook live video of the end of the contest

Joey Chestnut ate 73.5 hot dogs in 10 minutes as a non-competitor to set a new record. Results Part 1 | Part 2

1) Carmen Cincotti, 42 only 40+ qualifier performance of circuit
2) Erik Denmark 32, takes wild card
3) Pablo Martinez 26
4) Bill Myers 13.5
5) Lloyd Ingling 8
6) Jesse Rifkin 5

1W) Hillary Andrews 9
2W) Lesley Ryder 7.5

Lesley Ryder and Hilary Andrews are the females expected to compete.

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Wayne Algenio and Carmen Cincotti became the first pair to finish the 36 inch pizza challenge at Champs Pizza in Glen Burnie, MD and claim the $1000 prize.
Carmen Cincotti won last night's wing eating contest at Club Tattletales in Levittown, PA yesterday.
OursportsCentral.com has an article about Carmen Cincotti, who will compete in the Trenton Thunder World Famous Case's Pork Roll Eating Championship on September 26 after winning the qualifer.