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WGNO has an article about Adrian "The Rabbit" Morgan competing in his 10th Nathan's Famous eating contest finals.
Adrian Morgan did an interview for the LaFource Gazette podcast. He says he does not know what the plans are for holding Nathan's Famous hot dog eating contest.
Joey Chestnut, Adrian Morgan and Mike Golic Jr. faced off in a beignet eating contest in New Orleans MCed by Katie Nolan of ESPN to promote tonight's college football championship game.

Adrian Morgan wins Rouse’s Markets crawfish contest

update Jun 7 Darron Breeden has a video with totals for the top 4

update Top 8 via Jay Ruppert
1st) Adrian Morgan
2nd) Michelle Lesco
3rd) Tony Wood
4th) Darron Breeden
5th) Crazy Legs Conti
6th) Alex Perez
7th) Jason Ruppert
8th) Pretty Boy Davekos

The Top 3 from Rich Shea

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2019 Valdosta qualifier

Adrian Morgan 26
Jocelyn Walker 10

Adrian Morgan, Jocelyn Walker and Brittany Powell are expected to compete. Adrian Morgan will have the chance to match Larell Marie Mele as the only people with qualifier wins every year since the 2011 gender split.

Most Nathan’s qualifier victories since 2011.

9 Larell Marie “The Real Deal” Mele
8 “The Lovely” Juliet Lee
8 Michelle “Cardboard Shell” Lesco
8 Adrian “The Rabbit” Morgan
6 Erik “The Red” Denmark
6 Meredith Boxberger
6 Yasir Salem
6 Mary “I Love ’em HOT!” Bowers
6 Juan “more bite” Rodriguez
6 Eric “Badlands” Booker

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2018 Nathan’s Six Flags Over Texas qualifier

update May 30 WFAA reporter Sean Giggy has a video of him competing in the contest

update NBCDFW has a video

1 Adrian Morgam 27
1W Jocelyn Walker 8.5

Nate Biller and Alex Perez appeared on Good Morning Texas yesterday to promote the competition.

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Adrian Morgan ate 44 dozen oysters in 8;15 on WGNO today to set the house record at the Acme Oyster House in New Orleans.

Adrian Morgan wins Miami Nathan’s qualifier

update April 16 Adrian Morgan reports no females competed. I think this is the first time there were no women in a Nathan’s qualifier since the women’s division was started in 2011.

Results Part 1 | Part 2

1) Adrian Morgan 33
2) Steve Schuster 22
3) Victor Aldrich 15
4) Ricardo Nagan 14.5
5) Jeff Marlow 13.5
6) Richard Cochran 10.5
7) Michael Rodriguez 8.5
8) Robert Herzberg 6
9) Lenny Lieder 3

Adrian Morgan has won tonight’s Nathan’s qualifier at the Miami Marlins ballpark with a total of 33 hot dogs.

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2016 Lewisville tamale contest

update Results Part 1 | Part 2
1) Adrian Morgan 63
2) Juan Rodriguez 56
3) Josh Miller 50
4) David Schuster 36.5
5) Nate Biller 33
6T) Cameron Foote 21
6T) Clint Grose 21
8) Wade Peck 20
9) Alex Perez 17
10) Mark Poland 8.5

Miki Sudo was expected to compete

Nate Biller and Alex Perez appeared on Good Morning Texas yesterday
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Adrian Morgan and Michelle Lesco are expected to compete in the World Oyster Eating Championship in Hillsborough, Northern Ireland on September 3.

2016 Chicago Ribfest

Full Results Part 1 | Part 2
1 Adrian Morgan 2.951 lbs
2 Miki Sudo 2.825
3 Juan Rodriguez 2.737
4 Gideon Oji 2.612
5 Michelle Lesco 2.431
6 Erik Denmark 1.912
7 Andrew Kogutkiewicz 1.718
8 Sean Nichols 1.643

update Adrian Morgan won the contest with 2.951 lb in 8 minutes

Juan “More Bite” Rodriguez confronted a protester who got on the stage. update Link was pulled, another image

The contest disruption planned by Vegan Chicago is still on as far as as I know. Hopefully no one will get hurt.

Sean Nichols won last night’s qualifier.

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2016 Acme Oyster contest

update June 6 WGNO has a video has a gallery WDSU also has a video

update Nola has an article and gallery along with an oyster training video from Adrian Morgan.

update Adrian Morgan defeated Sonya Thomas in overtime. His total was 44 dozen. Michelle Lesco was 3rd place

Sonyas Thomas, Adrian Morgan, Michelle Lesco, Crazy Legs Conti, Steve Hendry, Nate Biller and Corey Fanguy are expected to compete.


Russell Callais upsets Adrian Morgan in New Orleans crawfish contest

update has an article

The official top 4:
1) Russell Callais 2.6 lbs
2) Adrian Morgan 2.44 lbs
3) Corey Fanguy 2.26 lbs
4) Nate Biller 1.83 lbs

update Rich Shea announces that Russell Callaos won the contest, defeating Adrian Morgan.

Sonya Thomas is not competing. She says on that she does not plan to retire.

James Karst has an article about a 1922 crawfish eating contest. has a video where James Karst displays his crawfish eating techniques.

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Adrian Morgan & Nela Zisser win Houston qualifier

update May 13 Nela Zisser has a contest video

update May 1 The Houston Chronicle has a contest report

Winners from today’s Nathan’s qualifier in Houston. update George Shea has the rest of the men’s top 3

1) Adrian Morgan 39
2) Peter Rottman 22
3) Steven Schuster 20.5

1W) Nela Zisser 17

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Adrian Morgan's facebook says he plans to attend the Saturday Nathan's qualifier at Memorial City Mall in Houston. Nela Zisser will headline the women's field.
Adrian Morgan appeared on WXXV yesterday to promote Saturday's meat pie eating contest at the Silver Slipper.

2015 Nashville Nathan’s qualifier

update Jun 14 David Dycus has a video

The top 2:
1) Adrian Morgan 33
2) Josh Miller 17.5

3T) Padrem Amaelzedeh
3T) Michael Schwertz

1W Brandi 3.5

Josh Miller thinks the first name of the female winner was Brandi and she was a walk-on after no women showed up.

A picture of a female holding a trophy has been posted without a name. She appears to have eaten 3 hot dogs.

Adrian Morgan, Josh Miller and Matt Raible are the listed entrants.

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The Guardian has a report on Sunday's Acme Oyster eating contest in New Orleans focusing on Adrian "The Rabbit" Morgan.

2015 Acme oyster contest

update Jun 1 has an article and gallery (which captions Corey Fanguy as Alex Perez)

update Sonya Thomas has defended her title with 41 dozen in 8 minutes.

Top 4
1) Sonya Thomas 41 dozen
2T) Adrian Morgan 36
2T) Michelle Lesco 36
4) Corey Fanguy 26

Sonya Thomas, Adrian Morgan, Michelle Lesco, Nate Biller, Corey Fanguy and Alex Perez are expected to compete.
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Adrian Morgan is expected to compete in the Nathan's qualifier at Tootsie’s World Famous Orchid Lounge in Nashville on June 13.

Adrian Morgan upsets Joey Chestnut at Native Grill wings

update April 20 #2 Full contest video

update April 20 DefWhat has videos of the pro and amateur contest. The amateur winner ate 70 wings in 6 minutes, more than some of the professionals ate in 10 minutes

Full results Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3
1) Adrian Morgan 134.8 in 10 min
2) Joey Chestnut 121.2
3) Michelle Lesco 109.6
4) Steve Hendry 98.8
5) Josh Miller 92
6) Eric “Badlands” Booker 76.8
7T) Erik Denmark 72
7T) Brian Dudzinski 72
9) Mary Bowers 46
10) Steve Snyder 35.6

Miki Sudo was expected to compete.

Adrian Morgan has been announced as the winner with 134.8 wings in 10 minutes. Joey Chestnut was the runner-up has a preview and a column mainly about the Yuma County Food Bank.

Joey Chestnut appeared on 98 KUPD yesterday.

This is the first defeat for Joey Chestnut vs Adrian Morgan in 26 contests and his first non Matt Stonie loss since August 2013 (to Miki Sudo in the 2013 Buffalo Buffet Bowl)

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2015 French Quarter Festival crawfish

updat Apr 20 Longer entrants list from Adrian Morgan

update Apr 12 has a contest report Runner-up Scott Malcombe is a tugboat captain who also runs a seafood wholesale company.

The top 3
1 Adrian Morgan 1.8 lbs defends title
2 Scott Malcolmbe 1.6 1bs
3 Sonya Thomas 1.4 lbs

Competitor James Karst wrote a preview for

This will be the first contest of 2015 for both co-favorites Sonya Thomas and Adrian Morgan.

Crazy Legs Conti will miss the event
to focus on tomorrow’s Nathan’s qualifier in Atlanta.

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The Gambit has an interview with Adrian Morgan about defending his crawfish eating title at the French Quarter Festival in New Orleans Saturday. Sonya Thomas, Nate Biller and Alex Perez are also expected to compete.
Youtube has videos of Adrian Morgan, Michelle Lesco and Crazy Legs Conti competing in a hot dog eating contest at Atsugi Base in Japan. Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3
"Cardboard Shell" has a gallery of her tour of Japanese military bases with Adrian Morgan and Crazy Legs Conti.
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