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2020 Feb 81st39.5 8 minBlue Runner Foods World Red Beans And Rice Eating Championship New Orleans, LA
2019 Dec 71st108 min World Famous St. Elmo Shrimp Cocktail-Eating Championship Indianapolis, IN
2019 Nov 171st81 8 minBarracuda Waffle Eating Championship San Jose, CA

Joey Chestnut posted a picture of a practice session for 2020 Nathan's hot dog eating contest to his instagram.
Joey Chestnut did an interview on KROQ yesterday. He says that Nathan's hopes to have some type of July 4 competition, but plans have yet to be fixed. They are looking at a Brooklyn site for the event away from the traditional Coney Island venue.
Joey Chestnut did an interview for News 12 which reports that representatives from MLE are not sure if the 2020 Nathan's finals will take place in 2020.

BetOnline Quarantine Challenge Finals

Official Results – finals
1:50 Joey Chestnut (Penalized 1 Sec)
2:48 Gideon Oji (Penalized 5 Sec)

3rd place
2:36 Nick Wehry (Penalized 3 Sec)
2:40 Darron Breeden (Penalized 1 Sec)

The BetOnline Quarantine Challenge Finals between Gideon Oji and Joey Chestnut can be viewed at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MDNkbtTZd-A The food will be 10 cups of Nissin Cup Ramen. There will also be a third place matchup between Darron Breeden and Nick Wehry.

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"Hamilton" playwright Lin-Manuel Miranda was disappointed he missed Joey Chestnut in a Zoom group chat started by Katie Nolan of ESPN to determine who could bring in the most famous participant. (Joey appears around 3:50). Mike Golic Jr took credit for delivering Joey Chestnut.
TMZ has an interview with Joey Chestnut, who says he is training for the 2020 Nathan's finals even though he thinks they are in doubt. He would be willing to do a solo exhibition if the event is cancelled.
Joey Chestnut has posted a video of him attempting 32 McDonald's Big Macs. He has passed 50,000 subscribers for his youtube channel.
Joey Chestnut, Geoff Esper, George Chiger and Michael Whities attempted the two foot pizza slice challenge yesterday with Esper and Chestnut tying for the new record at 40 seconds. The restaurant will pay $2500 if the record is broken. (Michael Whities video)

2020 New Orleans Red Beans and Rice

The top 3. There was at least 20 minutes between contest conclusion and the announcement of any results, which might be a MLE record. update Remainder of results

1st 39.5 Joey “Jaws” Chestnut
2nd 32.75 Geoffrey Esper
3rd 29.5 Darron Breeden
4th 23.75 Steve “The Rabbit” Hammond
5th 19.5 George Chiger
5th 19.5 “Big Eater Mike” Michael Whities
7th 19 Gideon Oji
8th 15.75 Adrian “The Rabbit” Morgan
9th 13.5 Brett “The Branimal” Healey
10th 8 Crazy Legs Conti
11th 5.5 Alex “Moose” Perez

Joey Chestnut, Geoff Esper, Darron Breeden, Gideon Oji, Adrian Morgan, George Chiger, Brett Healey, Crazy Legs Conti, Steve Hammond, Mike Whities and Alex Perez are expected to compete. The contest is expected to start at 3pm central.

Geoff Esper posted a practice session video

Joey Chestnut and Crazy Legs Conti did a radio interview yesterday.

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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.
TheThings.com has curated a gallery of 19 pictures of Joey Chestnut eating Nathan's hot dogs.

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.
Gear Patrol has 6 tips from Joey Chestnut about Thanksgiving Dinner.
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.
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
The UC Berkeley student newspaper has a column asking if Joey Chestnut will wind up in hell for the sin of gluttony.

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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2019 Pacific Park tacos

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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Geoff Esper takes lead over Joey Chestnut for 2019 victories

With two victories at the Buffalo Wing Festival, Geoff Esper has moved ahead of Joey Chestnut for total MLE victories in 2019 (excluding qualifiers),

8 Geoff Esper
7 Joey Chestnut
3 Miki Sudo
2 Darron Breeden
1 Adrian Morgan
1 Gideon Oji
1 Matt Stonie

All first place results are after the jump
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2019 Buffalo Wing Festival wing championship

update Sept 2MLE has yet to post more than the top 3, but Miki Sudo has full results

1st 281 Geoffrey Esper record
2nd 276 Joey “Jaws” Chestnut
3rd 221 Miki Sudo
4th 217 Gideon Oji
5th 212 Joel Hansen
6th 182 Nick Wehry
7th 134 Ronnie “MegaByte” Hartman
8th 133 Darrien “Cheesecurd” Thomas
9th 114 “Buffalo” Jim Reeves
10th 112 Eric “Badlands” Booker
11th 81 William “Wild Bill” Myers

https://www.instagram.com/buffalowingfestival/ will be showing videos of the contest on its stories.

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2019 Fat Boy’s Pizza contest

update Sep 2 Darron Breeden has a video

Update: NOLA.com article | gallery
Adrian Morgan Instagram gallery
Podcast of WWL radio coverage

Official results 10 minutes, 2 ft slices

1st 6.5 Joey “Jaws” Chestnut
2nd 6 Geoffrey Esper
3rd 4.5 Darron Breeden
4th 3.125 Adrian “The Rabbit” Morgan
? 1.33 Jocelyn Walker

Fat Boy’s Pizza is owned by Gabe Corchiani, the brother of Chris Corchiani who is #2 all time in assists for NCAA division I men’s basketball.

Joey Chestnut podcast from Friday about the contest.

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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.

2019 Day-Lee Foods Gyoza Championship

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