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2017 Jul 151st35 10 minThe World Slugburger Eating Championship Corinth, MS
2017 Jul 104th191 10 minHooters World Wing Eating Championship Las Vegas, NV
2017 Jul 41st7210 min Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest - men Brooklyn, NY

2017 Corinth slugburger contest

update July 17 Rebelstogo has a contest video

update DJournal, Daily Corinthian and Corinth Today have articles.

Results Part 1 | Part 2

1st 35 Joey “Jaws” Chestnut
2nd 33 Geoffrey Esper
3rd 22 Gideon Oji
4th 16 “Big Eater Mike” Michael Whities
5th 13.5 Matt “Sweet Tooth” Cohen
6th 10 Matthew Raible
7th 8.5 William “Wild Bill” Myers
8th 6.75 Jeff Stark
9th 6 Josh Hudson
10th 3.66 Taylor Coombs

Fred Cotto has a periscope video. The contest has been delayed due to rain. Matt Stonie has withdrawn after initially being announced as competitor.

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The Kevin Klein Live radio show will hold a victory party to celebrate Joey Chestnut's 10th Nathan's victory on July 20 at Casino M8trix in San Jose.

2017 Hooters wing championship

The Hooters facebook has a live video of the contest.

update The Las Vegas Sun has a gallery

Official results Part 1 | Part 2

1st 250 Geoffrey Esper
2nd 229 Matt “Megatoad” Stonie
3rd 210 Adrian “The Rabbit” Morgan
4th 191 Joey “Jaws” Chestnut first finish outside top 3 since 2005
5th 168 Gideon Oji
6th 158 Michelle “Cardboard Shell” Lesco
7th 152 Josh Miller
8th 124 Rich “The Locust” LeFevre
9th 114 Miki Sudo
10th 110 Steve Hendry
11th 108 Eric “Badlands” Booker

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Joey Chestnut will start at second base in tonight's All-Star Legends & Celebrity Softball Game at Marlins Park in Miami. His American League teammates include Hall of Famer Rickey Henderson, former catcher Ivan Rodriguez, former Yankee Bernie Williams, former MLB OF Fred Lynn, Jamie Foxx, Bachelorette Rachel Lindsay, Jessica Mendoza of ESPN Sunday Night Baseball, Michael Cudlitz of "The Walking Dead" and "Heavy D" from the "Diesel Brothers". The event will be televised tomorrow on ESPN.

2017 Nathan’s mens finals

2017 Baked Bear ice cream sandwich eating contest

update Jun 5 The Times of San Diego has a contest report.

update Post-contest interview with Joey Chestnut. He says he made $300,000 from competitive eating last year.

Full results Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

1st 25.25 Joey “Jaws” Chestnut won in OT
2nd 25.25 Matt “Megatoad” Stonie 1st meeting w Chestnut since October
3rd 14 Miki Sudo
4th 13 Pablo Martinez
5th 12.5 Rich “The Locust” LeFevre
6th 10 Mary “I Love ‘em HOT!” Bowers
6th 10 Doug “Cerebrus” Ecks
8th 6.5 Carlene LeFevre
9th 6 Jon Haley
10th ? Barbara LaBarge
11th 3.5 Mallory Kelly
12th 3 Sabrina Quezada

Joey Chestnut and Matt Stonie tied with 25, with Chestnut winning the overtime

Facebook Live contest video

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2017 Salvation Army Donut Eating Contest

2017 Denver Outlaws Illegal Pete’s burritos

The Napa Valley Register has a report on Joey Chestnut's appearance at the BottleRock festival yesterday where he helped build an 8 layer cake.

International Bar-B-Q Festival Mutton Glutton sliders

2017 Mystic Lake tacos

update Videos Big Island MN
CBS Minnesota has an article

update MLE says they announced incorrect results and that Gideon Oji was actually second with 97 | Part 2

1st 126 Joey “Jaws” Chestnut new record
2nd 97 Gideon Oji announced as tying for 4th w 77 on stage
3rd 96 Miki Sudo
4th 90 Adrian “The Rabbit” Morgan
5th 77 Michelle “Cardboard Shell” Lesco
6th 68 Juan “more bite” Rodriguez
7th 38 Matthew Raible
8th 36 Andrew “The Bear” Kogutkiewicz
9th 30 John Lawrence also listed at 11th with 18
10th 20 Mike McFadden
12th 13 Peter Haugen

Results from facebook video
1) Joey Chestnut 126 (new record)
2) Miki Sudo 96 (after significant deductions)
3) Adrian Morgan 90
4T) Michelle Lesco 77
4T) Gideon Oji 77

Joey Chestnut, Miki Sudo, Gideon Oji, Adrian Morgan Juan Rodriguez, Michelle Lesco and Matt Raible are expected to compete

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Joey Chestnut has been announced as a competitor in the Owensboro International Bar-B-Q Festival World Mutton Sandwich-Eating Championship in Owensboro, KY on May 13.
Joey Chestnut will appear at the Bottle Rock Festival in Napa Valley on May 26-28. The website does not say if he will do an eating exhibition. (via
Joey Chestnut did an interview about Saturday's Nathan's qualifier at Thunder Over Louisville (he will not be present). The article does not list the expected entrants, but Matt Cohen, Sarah "Unstoppable BAB" Reinecke and "Stevie Eats a Lot" are hoping to compete.
OddsShark lists Joey Chestnut as a -505 favorite for the 2017 Nathan's finals. The field is a +335 underdog. Joey Chestnut's over under in the finals has been set at 70.5 hot dogs.
El Nuevo Herald has the field for Sunday's croqueta eating contest in Miami: Joey Chestnut, Carmen Cincotti, Geoff Esper, Gideon Oji, Adrian Morgan, Michelle Lesco and Erik Denmark.

2017 Orlando Chili challenge

Joey Chestnut and Matt Stonie were both at a San Jose area Iguana's Tacqueria for yesterday's Kevin Klein Live radio show. It does not appear either of them attempted to retake the five pound Burritozilla record from Molly Schuyler.

Flashback 2008: IFOCE produces Obama / Chestnut shirt

Flashback: In the summer of 2008, IFOCE produced a T-shirt with a Obama/Chestnut 2008 logo. Joey Chestnut wore the shirt briefly in 2008 on the Today Show after defending his Nathan’s title, but was forced to cover it up during his interview.

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In a "drunk confession" on twitter, Joey Chestnut admittted he misses competing against Takeru Kobayashi.

Joey Chestnut 4-peats St. Elmo’s Shrimp contest

IndyStar has an interview with Joey Chestnut about defending his St. Elmo Steak House Shrimp Cocktail-Eating Championship Saturday in Indianapolis where he will face off against Carmen Cincotti.
Joey Chestnut has uploaded a video of him finishing a 5 pound Burritozilla at Iguana's in 1:41. Molly Schuyler took 1:32 in a recent contest and Matt Stonie needed 1:50 in a video.
A parody game show Joey Chestnut did promoting Sun Microsystems new server in 2008 can be viewed on youtube. The campaign was dropped due to "company branding issues".
Joey Chestnut has posted the third video from his recent trip to Singapore: setting a record in a 3kg chicken and rice challenge.
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