Male competitive eaters category

Nick Wehry and Geoff Esper attempted the burger challenge at Eagle's Deli in Brighton, MA.
Randy Santel and Katina "Eats Kilos" De Jarnett appeared on Ozarks First this morning (youtube).
For Guinness World Records Day 2020, Leah Shutkever received two more eating records to bring her total to 20. Kevin "LA Beast" Strahle also received a record for the farthest distance walking barefoot on LEGO® bricks.
Miki Sudo posted a video of her attempt at the 7 pound burger challenge at Kenny's Burger Joint in Frisco, TX. Joey Chestnut also attempted the challenge.
Ronnie Hartman did an interview for MundoDeportivo.com in Spanish about his pro wrestling career.
Block Club Chicago has an article about the closing of Taco in a Bag, the restaurant owned by Pat Bertoletti and Tim "Gravy" Brown. They did not respond to questions about the possible reopening of the business.
Texarkana Gazette has a report on Randy Santel completing the new "All About the Taste" challenge at Taco Tico in Texarkana, TX on Friday, which concluded a his tour of the southeastern United States that started on August 2.
Strongman competitor Eddie Hall will take on a variety of big holiday-themed meals for the upcoming series "Eddie Eats Christmas" for the UK channel Dave TV.

Matt Stonie wins Draft Kings Halloween Candy Bowl

The contest is currently streaming online.

Results from live stream
1 Matt Stonie 4.01 lbs
2 Geoff Esper 3.11
3 Miki Sudo 3.06
4 Nick Wehry 3.04
5 Darron Breeden 3.02
6 Joey Chestnut 2.15

This is the first finish outside the top 4 for Joey Chestnut in a head-to-head MLE contest. (He did not make the final 16 in the 2005 US Open of Competitive Eating tournament).

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Leeds Live has an article about Beard Meats Food titled "Watch as Leeds man take on enormous 10.5oz viking burger challenge". (The article has the correct units of measurement.)
Andrew Martin wrote an article for SportsRaid about outfielder Ping Bodie facing off against an ostrich in a spaghetti eating contest held at the New York Yankees training camp in Jacksonville, FL on April 3, 1919. He does not believe the competition was fatal for the bird, as some accounts have described.
Taco in a Bag, the Chicago restaurant run by Pat Bertoletti and Tim "Gravy" Brown, announces it will close on October 30. They hope to reopen in the future.
Adam "Beard Meats Food" Moran was the first person to finish the "Heart Attack" breakfast challenge at Harty's Cafe in Lincoln, England.
The Sunday Times of South Africa has an article about competitive eating which calls Erik the Electric "Erik Lamil".
Randy Santel achieved his 900th restaurant challenge victory today at Wacked Out Weiners in Gulf Shores, AL.
Jesse Pynnönen took third place in Finland's Strongest Man contest, coming back from 9th place on the final day of the competition.
For National Taco Day (which was on Sunday) Joey Chestnut created and attempted to eat a 12 pound walking taco. (TMZ article)
Mel Magazine has an article about vegan competitive eaters focusing on German bodybuilder Ferdinand Beck.
The Sun reports that John Fury, father of British boxer Tyson Fury, broke the Guinness World Record for most Ferrero Rocher chocolates eaten in a minute.

2020 Lewisville Western Days tamales

Official results

1st 93 Joey “Jaws” Chestnut first appearance at contest since 2014
2nd 75 Miki Sudo
3rd 61 Nick Wehry
4th 57.5 Gideon Oji
5th 26.5 “Nasty” Nathan Biller
6th 21 Katie Prettyman
7th 16.5 Jocelyn Walker
8th 12.5 Alex “Moose” Perez
9th 8 Brian Moote
DQ ? Greg “The Savage” Wilson apparently had at least 30 before DQ

The Western Days Festival World Tamale Eating Championship can be viewed online at http://lewisvillewesterndays.com/. Joey Chestnut will be competing for the first time since 2014.

Previous winners
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MyHorryNews.com has an article about Randy Santel completing the 8.25 pound food challenge at Crooked Oak Tavern in Conway, SC which included a four pound ribeye steak.
The "Beef Cakes of Wrestling" blog has an entry about Ronnie "Megabyte" Hartman.
The British Eating League will hold today the first of four qualifiers for a parmo eating contest awarding 500 pounds. Pro eaters can receive a bye to the finals. The league has started a youtube channel. The first video is a review of the organization by Bob Shoudt.
Darron Breeden and Gideon Oji attempted the Grand Sicilian deep dish pizza challenge at Beau Jo's in Denver, CO.
Former Yankee and White Sox player Ron Blomberg, best known as the first designated hitter in Major League Baseball History, announced his desire to cross over into competitive eating. In 1971, Murray Chass of the New York Times wrote a column about his eating feats, which included a 72 ounce steak in North Carolina.
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