Possible 2020 MLE top 50 changes

Here are possible new entrants for the MLE top 50 when it is updated (last update was June 25)

Possible removals from the top 50

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Raina Huang & Asian Hustle Network in LA Times

Raina Huang is featured prominently in a Los Angeles Times article about the Asian Hustle Network. Her father, Wil Huang, is also quoted:

Her new gig as a competitive eater and social media influencer — she’s the star of 600-plus videos — finally has won her father’s approval.

“I’m actually surprised with her character right now, once I got used to her choice,” Wil Huang, an IT engineer, said about his eldest daughter.

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2019 MLE head to head results

Here are the head to head results for 2019 MLE contests for people with two or more contest results in the database:

1 Joey “Jaws” Chestnut (J Ch) 95.6% 153-7
2 Geoffrey Esper (G Es) 94.7% 142-8
3 Darron Breeden (D Br) 84.3% 113-21
4 “The Lovely” Juliet Lee (J Le) 82.1% 11-2-1
5 Matt “Megatoad” Stonie (M St) 75.8% 47-15
6 Max Suzuki (M Su) 74.2% 23-8
7 Miki Sudo (M Su) 71.8% 84-33
8 Nick Wehry (N We) 71.6% 94-37-1
9 Steve “The Rabbit” Hammond (S Ha) 71.4% 15-6
10 Gideon Oji (G Oj) 67.9% 74-34-4

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Darron Breeden recorded a cover of "Born to Love You" on electric guitar as the background music for a video of his 2019 competitive eating highlights.
Diana Prince faces off against Barry Allen and Doris Zeul in a pie eating contest in an episode of DC Super Hero Girls available on Cartoon Network UK's youtube channel. (Pie eating contest episode starts at 2:20).
Miki Sudo, Darron Breeden, Max Suzuki, Angela Sato and Takeru Kobayashi appear in a promo video for "King of Gluttony" that will be televised on TV Tokyo on January 12. Kobayashi is not shown eating, so he may not be a competitor. Screen captures:
Leah Shutkever faced off against Eddie Hall in a 4 pound wing challenge, her second video with the British strongman competitor.
Ronnie Hartman will appear on tonight's episode of Beyond Wrestling's Uncharted Territory that will be streamed tonight starting at 7:30 eastern. Beyond Wrestling bills him as: "Another promising newcomer to the wrestling scene you gotta keep an eye on. Nationally-ranker competitive eater Ronnie Hartman has size & charisma."
Michelle Lesco eating 2.448 kg (86.35 oz) of mayonnaise in 3 minutes made Guinness World Records 2019 Records Round-up.
Elijah Rosenthal ate 18 hot dogs in an hour to win $400 in a contest held yesterday in Vicksburg, MS (the original duration was 10 minutes). He is the son of event promoter Robert Rosenthal.
Buffalo Chips in Bonita Springs, FL will hold a wing eating contest on January 18 awarding $500 to the winner. Entrants need to qualify.
Matt Stonie produced a thank you video for surpassing 10 million subscribers to his youtube channel.
TheThings.com has curated a gallery of 19 pictures of Joey Chestnut eating Nathan's hot dogs.
"Furious" Pete Czerwinski has uploaded a video titled "From Engineering to Competitive Eating" that was originally produced for GameTV's How The Game Is Played
Miki Sudo appears in a picture promoting the "King of Gluttony" program that will be televised on TV Tokyo on January 12. Darron Breeden (in the back row) might be another competitor. Japanese entrants include Max Suzuki, Angela Sato and Hatsuyo Sugawara. (link to picture) update Miki Sudo confirms she will appear.
Leah Shutkever faced off against Damian the Builder in a 6 pound Christmas dinner eating contest at The George Pub in Stockton on Tees England for an On the Tools TV video.
King of Donair in Halifax, NS has an instagram video of Joel Hansen eating its 12 pound "World's Largest Donair" in 42 minutes.
Alexandra's Pizza in Sidney, NS will award a $1000 cash prize along with a $1000 charitable donation if its 12 pound donair is finished in under 90 minutes.
Tubefilter has an interview with Erik "The Electric" Lamkin about how he built his youtube channel which mentions an upcoming appearance on the Food Network.
The 2019 "World Pie Eating Championship" will take place tomorrow at Harry's Bar in Wigan, England. The competition will be restricted to the top 2 finishers from the 2018 contest with the general public relegated to an undercard.
The Ivy Buckhead in Atlanta will hold a spaghetti eating contest December 20 awarding $250 to the winner.
Bright Side has a video asking "What if You Ate 100,000 Calories in One Day?"
Raina Huang was challenged to eat 15 pounds of milk & cookies in a video for Buzzfeed's "Bring Me" series.
"“El Viaje Misterioso de Nuestro Jomer", a 1997 episode of the Simpsons in which a Homer's spicy chili challenge induces hallucinations, is #7 in Time Magazine's list of the top 10 episodes of the animated series.

2019 MLE victories count (excluding qualifiers)

Total MLE (non qualifier) victories in 2019, counting the Chestnut vs. Stonie waffle matchup as an official contest:

13 Joey “Jaws” Chestnut
10 Geoffrey Esper
3 Miki Sudo
2 Darron Breeden
1 Gideon Oji
1 Adrian “The Rabbit” Morgan
1 Matt “Megatoad” Stonie

All first place results are after the jump
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