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FoodBeast.com has interviews with Joey Chestnut, Matt Stonie and Miki Sudo about their preparation for an eating contest.

2017 Snowbird bratwurst contest

update Aug 21Good4Utah has an article and video

Official Results Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

1st 34.5 Gideon Oji
2nd 29.5 Miki Sudo
3rd 20 Rich “The Locust” LeFevre
4th 14 Russ Adair
5th 12 John “Step Daddy J” Jugovic
5th 12 J Wall
7th 12 Kevin “Irish car bomb” Favreau
7th 12 Cody Pilot
9th 8.5 Rusty Johnson
10th 2.5 Tom Love

Snowbird has a Facebook Live video of today’s contest

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Miki Sudo is expected to compete in Saturday's bratwurst eating contest in Snowbird, Utah. update Gideon Oji and Rich LeFevre are also expected. update Aug 18 The Deseret News has an interview with Miki Sudo about competing, KUTV has a segment with local competitive eater Cody Pilot.

Miki Sudo sets MLE ice cream record at Indiana State Fair

update Aug 18 Hungry Hazzard has a video

Update Aug 14
Fox59 video | NapTown Buzz video | Indiana State Fair Facebook video | CBS4Indy article and gallery | Crowemojo video

IndyStar.com has a contest report

Official results Part 1 | Part 2

1st 16.5 Miki Sudo announced as MLE ice cream record
2nd 15 Juan “more bite” Rodriguez
3rd 13 Brian “Dud Light” Dudzinski
4th 10.5 Derek Jacobs
5th 9 Matt “Hungry” Hazzard
6th 8 Sophia Devita
6th 8 Matthew Raible
8th 7.5 Ivan “The Avocado” Mendoza MLE debut
9th 5 Stacy Fitzsimmons
10th 4.5 Marcus Feldman

Ivan Mendoza will make his MLE debut at the contest.

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Miki Sudo will serve as a coach in a contest where five entertainers from the Sapphire Pool & Day Club will attempt to finish 2 hot dogs as fast as possible. The event will take place before the Mayweather vs. McGregor fight on August 26.
Marie Claire magazine has a twitter video about Miki Sudo's preparations for the Nathan's finals.

2017 Women’s Nathan’s Finals

Full results: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 Meghan Drake did not compete. Daniella Gioia’s total was not given

1st 41 Miki Sudo personal best
2nd 32 Michelle “Cardboard Shell” Lesco personal best, non-Asian women’s record (Schuler 31)
3rd 30 Sonya “The Black Widow” Thomas
4th 25 “The Lovely” Juliet Lee
5th 18 Sophia Devita
6th 17 Meredith Boxberger
7th 15 Sarah “Unstoppable Bab” Reinecke
8th 14 Larell Marie “The Real Deal” Mele
9th 13 Kassandra Zapata
10th 12 Carlene LeFevre
11th ? Daniella Gioia
12th 8 Mary “I Love ‘em HOT!” Bowers
12th 8 Liz McClurg
12th 8 Rene Rovtar
12th 8 Marlene Wigginton
16th 7.75 Stevie “Eats a Lot” Palmer
17th 6 Deborah Bethea
17th 6 Danielle Leppert-Simenauer

ESPN could have truncated Sportscenter to televise the women’s contest or put it on in place of a rerun of the 2016 men’s contest on ESPN Classic.

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The BBC World Service has a feature about Miki Sudo competing in the Orlando Chili Cookoff last month. She says that an injury hurt her training for that competition.
Radlasses, an upcoming television show about "six women who are changing the culture, the community" announces that Miki Sudo will be a cast member.

Advice from female competitive eaters in broadly.vice.com

Broadly.vice.com has advice from Kate Ovens, Michelle Lesco, Nela Zisser and Miki Sudo on how to maximize consumption at Christmas dinners.

Dress for the occasion. Remember, it’s competitive eating, not competitive prettiness. Wear loose fitting pants and something with high elasticity. My midsection is always covered by something pretty baggy. (Miki Sudo)

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The instagram for the Heart Attack Grill announces that Miki Sudo is working as a bartender at the restaurant's new location on the Las Vegas strip. A reward of $1000 (it was $10000 this morning) will be paid if an amateur can best her time for the "Octuple Bypass" burger challenge.
The Financial Times has an interview with Miki Sudo (Google News link required to bypass paywall).
MEL Magazine has an interview with Miki Sudo, who retains the MLE turkey title due to the cancellation of the contest at Foxwoods Casino. She says she usually contemplates quitting competitive eating about four minutes into every contest.

Gideon Oji wins Grants, NM green chile

Results Part 1 | Part 2 (32 oz bowls, duration not given)

1st 5.25 Gideon Oji
2nd 4.75 Miki Sudo
3rd 4.25 Michelle “Cardboard Shell” Lesco
4th 4 Josh Miller
5th 3.875 Rich “The Locust” LeFevre
6th 2.25 Kobi Bauer
7th 2 Stevie Bauer
8th 1 Jamie West

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The New York Post has an article and gallery about Miki Sudo's exercise regimen.

Lathrop, CA bacon eating contest

Results part 1 | part 2

1) Miki Sudo 8 pounds in 8 minutes, won in overtime
2) Michelle Lesco 8 pounds, lost in overtime
3) Steve Hendry 6.75
4) Juan Rodriguez 6.5
5) Andrew Gutierrez 5
6) Doug Ecks 4
7) Mary Bowers 3.75
8) Leslie Ryder 3
9T) Jon Davis 2.5
9T) Haywood

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Geoff Esper wins pepperoni rolls, Miki Sudo not listed

update Miki Sudo posted a picture from the Delta terminal in Atlanta, so presumably she had travel issues

TWV has a contest video

update WDTV has a video Miki Sudo does not seem to have competed.

Results from today’s pepperoni roll eating contest at the Three Rivers Festival in Fairmont, WV Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

1) Geoff Esper 23
2T) Gideon Oji 20
2T) Sonya Thomas 20
4) Brian Dudzinski 19.75
5) Eric “Badlands” Booker 17.5
6) Juliet Lee 17
7) Matt Cohen 10.75
8) Michael Deitz 10
9) Matthew Raible 8
10) Bill Myers 7.75

Miki Sudo was expected to compete as of this morning


Miki Sudo is expected to compete in the World Championship Pepperoni Roll Eating Contest at the Three Rivers Festival in Fairmont, WV on Saturday. She was previously announced as a competitor in the Chico, CA pancake eating contest. upate May 26 WVGazetteMail has an interview with Miki saying that Geoff Esper will also compete.
Miki Sudo (starts at minute 49), Pedram "In Jaws We Trust" Esmaeelzadeh and Mark "Fro Hungry" Reboul are the guests in the recent episode of Fink Beats the Stomach. There is also a bonus episode with and extended interview with Pedram and Mark.
Miki Sudo uploaded a video of Joey Chestnut and her both attempting the 5+ pound burger challenge at Teak Neighborhood Grill in Orlando. They both finished the challenge in 39 minutes.

Joey Chestnut four-peats Orlando Chili, Esper 2nd, Sudo 3rd

Full results Part 1 | Part 2
1) Joey Chestnut 7 32 oz bowls
2) Geoffrey Esper 6.25
3) Miki Sudo 6
4) Gideon Oji 5.75
5) Eric “Badlands” Booker 4.25
6) Nathan Biller 2.75
7) Tom Goes

update Joey Chestnut defended his title with 7 32 ounce bowls in 6 minutes.

Orlando Weekly has an interview with Joey Chestnut and Miki Sudo. Gideon Oji, Badlands Booker, Nate Biller and Geoff Esper are also expected to compete.

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Bustle.com produced a video where women try competitive eating for the first time while Miki Sudo offers advice. (youtube link)
The Establishment has a joint interview with Miki Sudo and Michelle Lesco.
Oxy.com has an interview with Miki Sudo about her victory in the Lewisville, TX tamale eating contest.

Miki Sudo upsets Joey Chestnut at Foxwoods Turkey

update Videos: snapchat | Doug Schwartz

Update The Norwich Bulletin has an article and gallery

Official results Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4

1st 8.8 Miki Sudo 1st win vs Chestnut or Stonie since 2013
2nd 8.4 Joey “Jaws” Chestnut 2nd non-Stonie loss of year (Morgan @ Native Wings)
3rd 5.7 Geoffrey Esper
4th 5.4 Michelle “Cardboard Shell” Lesco
5th 5.2 Gideon Oji
6th 5 Yasir Salem
7th 4.8 Juan “more bite” Rodriguez
8th 4.6 Eric “Badlands” Booker
9th 4.3 Sonya “The Black Widow” Thomas
10th 3.2 Daniella Gioia
11th 2.8 William “Wild Bill” Myers
12th 2.4 Crazy Legs Conti
13th 1.2 Brian Woodard
14th 1 DJ Douglas

update Adam Benson reports that Miki Sudo has upset Joey Chestnut

Joey Chestnut appeared on Fox 61 yesterday and said he had a upcoming lobster eating contest which has yet to be added to the MLE calendar.

Winners of previous IFOCE/MLE turkey contests

2014 Nov 22 1st 9.35 10 min Joey “Jaws” Chestnut Foxwoods World Turkey-Eating Championship Mashantucket, CT
2011 Nov 22 1st 5.25 10 min Sonya “The Black Widow” Thomas Wild Turkey 81 Eating World Championship Manhattan, NY
2007 Oct 10 1st 6.91 8 min Pat “Deep Dish” Bertoletti MLE Chowdown – whole turkeys Las Vegas, NV
2006 Nov 22 1st 4.8 12 min Pat “Deep Dish” Bertoletti Axia 3 Thanksgiving Invitational Manhattan, NY
2005 Nov 23 1st 4.19 12 min Sonya “The Black Widow” Thomas GoldenPalace.com Thanksgiving Invitational Manhattan, NY

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