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2024 Ultimate Bologna Showdown

Full results are on the MLE contest page updated May 19

1st 14 Joey “Jaws” Chestnut
2nd 11.5 James Webb
3rd 10.75 Geoffrey Esper
4th 8.25 Pat “Deep Dish” Bertoletti
5th 5.625 George Chiger
6th 5.5 Tanner Gray
7th 3.75 Derek Hendrickson
8th 3.625 Peter Ritter
9th 3.25 Michael “Mailman” Doolin
10th 2.5 Matthew Raible
11th 2 Cherish “Five Pounds” Brown
11th 2 Glenn Jacobs Knoxville mayor / WWE’s “Kane”
13th 1 Rene Rovtar

The WATE article about the contest incorrectly claims that Gideon Oji competed. This makes 4 recent contests for which Oji was announced as an entrant (wings, fudge, sweet corn, bologna) but did not show up.

WVLT is livestreaming today’s Ultimate Bologna Showdown in Knoxville, TN.

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WATE has a news video about Knoxville mayor Glenn Jacobs (WWE Hall of Famer "Kane") competing in the Ultimate Bologna Showdown in Knoxville on May 18. Joey Chestnut, Geoff Esper, James Webb and Gideon Oji are also expected to compete. (youtube video).
Registration is now open for the Ultimate Bologna Showdown, presented by Dead End BBQ and Elm Hill Bologna to be held in Knoxville, TN on May 18.
Metropulse reports that Sweet P's BBQ in Knoxville has created a 5 pound barbecue burrito in advance of an appearance on Man vs. Food.