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Three random eating challenges
big burger Double Dog Dare You BUrger Maria's Cantina Southaven, MS
64 oz. steak The Beast Sam's Town Tunica, MS
big burger Stupid Burger Challenge The Porter Hattiesburg, MS
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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 Matt Stonie has withdrawn after initially being announced as competitor.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 field for the slugburger eating contest in Corinth, MS July 15 has been announced: Matt Stonie is expected to face defending champion Joey Chestnut. Other expected entrants are Geoff Esper, Badlands Booker, Matt Cohen, Nathan Biller, Matt Raible and Bill Myers.
Former US ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton is reportedly one of president-elect's Donald Trump's favorites for Secretary of State. In 2015, his daughter, Jennifer Sarah Bolton, ate 151 oysters in 3 minutes in to win an oyster eating contest in Fondren, MS.

2016 Slugburger contest

update Jul 12 Rebels to Go has a video

update Jul 11 Americanya Mel has a video of the whole contest

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Corinth Today and Bradley Jackson have videos WTVA has an article

Results Part 1 | Part 2
1 Joey Chestnut 41
2 Geoff Esper 32
3 Josh Miller 17.5
4 Matt Cohen 16.5
5 Nate Biller 14
6 Bill Myers 10.5
7 Matt Raible 10
8 Brian Jackson 6.5
9 Jeff Stark 6
10 Hope Bain 5.25
11 Taylor Coombs 3.75

Nate Biller has a periscope video

TMZ has an interview with Joey Chestnut, who says he will be in Las Vegas tonight which puts his appearance in doubt.

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The Daily Corinthian has the field for the slugburger contest in Corinth, MS Saturday: Joey Chestnut, Geoff Esper, Josh Miller, Nate Biller, Matt Cohen, Jeff Stark, Taylor Coombs and Hope Bain.
The field for the slugburger eating contest in Corinth, MS includes Joey Chestnut, Adrian Morgan, Geoffrey Esper, Gideon Oji, Nate Biller, Matt Cohen, Matthew Raible and Bill Myers.
Registration is now open for the Slugburger eating contest in Corinth, MS on July 9.
Daily Corinthian has an article about the July 9 slugburger eating contest in Corinth, MS receiving funding from the Corinth Area Convention and Visitors Bureau. Despite paying a $14,500 sanctioning fee to Major League Eating, the competition is not guaranteed the presence of Joey Chestnut or Matt Stonie and will not know until the week before the contest if they will compete.
The Daily Corinthian reports that the Corinth (MS) Area Convention and Visitors Bureau has approved $14,500 for the 2016 slugburger contest, an increase of $3,200 from the previous year. The majority of the funding will go towards MLE sanctioning.

2016 Silver Slipper meat pies

update March 7 SunHerald also has a blog entry

update March 6 SunHerald has an article and video

Full results Part 1 | Part 2

1) Joey Chestnut 23 pies in 10 minutes
2) Miki Sudo 21.5
3) Adrian Morgan 19.25
4) Rich LeFevre 17
5) Gideon Oji 13.5
6) Matt Cohen 12.75
7) Crazy Legs Conti 10.5
8) Corey Fanguy 10
9) Matthew Raible 7.5
10) Nate Biller 6
11) Carlene LeFevre 5

The contest is expected to start around 2:30 central / 3:30 eastern.

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Sunherald.com lists Joey Chestnut, Adrian Morgan, Gideon Oji, Rich LeFevre, Crazy Legs Conti and Nate Billers as the ranked competitors in Saturdays meat pie eating contest at the Silver Slipper on Saturday. Spectators must be 21 or older.
Adrian Morgan appeared on WXXV yesterday to promote Saturday's meat pie eating contest at the Silver Slipper.
The Silver Slipper twitter lists some of the entrants in the meat pie eating contest on March 5: Joey Chestnut, Miki Sudo, Adrian Morgan, Badlands Booker and Nate Biller. update Feb 26 SunHerald.com has an interview with Joey Chestnut about the contest.
A commenter posted a link to an article reporting that Corinth [MS] Area Convention and Visitors Bureau tabled a request for $11275 to fund the 2016 Slugburger eating contest. The request will be reconsidered when Main Street Corinth Director Brent Johnson meets with the board. If $11,275 was the cost of the 2015 event, 26.6% of that amount was used for the $3000 purse. update LA Beast has posted screenshots (without links) of this post to facebook and twitter.
Joey Chestnut has been announced as an entrant in the Silver Slipper World Meat Pie-Eating Championship on March 5 in Bay St. Louis, MS.
Charles & Johnesia Jordan completed the King Kookamonga burger at Kooky Canuck in Cordova, MS yesterday. I think Johnesia is the first woman to be a member of a duo to finish that challenge.
Registration is now open for the Silver Slipper World Meat Pie Eating Championship in Bay St. Louis, MS on March 5.

2016 MLE schedule includes bacon & meat pies

Several 2016 contests are listed on the upcoming MLE schedule:

  • February 6, Chili, Orlando, FL $3500 purse – registration opens Dec 3
  • March 5, Meat Pies, Bay St. Louis MS $5000 purse – reg opens Jan 4
  • June 19 Bacon, Lathrop, CA $4000 purse – reg opens March 31
  • September 24, Tamales Lewisville, TX $3500 purse – reg opens July 22

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Jennifer Sarah Bolton ate 151 oysters in 3 minutes to win today's oyster eating contest at Saltine in Fondren, MS. update Jennifer Sarah Bolton is the daughter of former UN Ambassador John Bolton.

2015 Corinth, MS Slugburgers

updateWTVA has an article and video

Full Results Part 1 | Part 2

1) Joey Chestnut 33
2) Juan Rodriguez 23
3T) “Nasty” Nate Biller 13
3T) “Big Eater Mike” Mike Whities 13
5) Matthew Raible 11.25
6) “Wild” Bill Myers 10.5
7) Daniel Mennard 10
8) Steve Bennett 8
9) Jeff Stark 7.5
10) Alex “Moose” Perez 6
11) Brent Johnson 3.5
12) Taylor Coombs 3

Rob Schofield reports that Joey Chetnut won the contest and Juan Rodriguez was runner-up.

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NCNewsOnline reports the field for tomorrow's slugburger eating contest in Corinth, MS includes Matt Stonie, Joey Chestnut, Juan "More Bite" Rodriguez, "Wild" Bill Myers, "Nasty" Nate Biller, Matthew Raible, Alex "The Moose" Perez. Mike "Big Eater Mike" Whities will make his MLE debut. update Clarion Ledger says Matt Stonie will not compete.
Registration will open tomorrow for the World Slugburger Eating Championship in Corinth, MS on July 11.

2014 Tunica Twinkies

Matt Stonie has reportedly won today’s Twinkie eating contest in Tunica, MS.

Official Results (Part 1 | Part 2)

1 Matt Stonie 120
2 Joey Chestnut 85
3 Michelle Lesco 46
4 Badlands Booker 45
5 Yasir Salem 41
6 Nate Biller 36
7 Daniella Gioia 35
8 Matt Raible 27
9 Alex Perez 18

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Jackpot Magazine has a preview of Saturday's Twinkie eating contest. Joey Chestnut, Matt Stonie, Adrian Morgan and Badlands Booker are expected to compete.
Joey Chestnut, Matt Stonie, Adrian Morgan and Badlands Booker are expected to compete in the Twinkie eating contest in Tunica, MS on November 8. Joey Chestnut is not listed as an expected entrant in tomorrow's taco eating contest in San Jose.
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