Eric “Badlands” Booker category

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2021 Sep 5??12 min U.S. National Buffalo Wing Eating Championship Buffalo, NY
2021 May 296th14 10 minWest Virginia Three Rivers Festival Pepperoni Roll Eating World Championship Fairmont, WV
2020 Jul 45th2010 min Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest - men Brooklyn, NY

Raina Huang has uploaded a video of her attempt at the 10 pound pho challenge at Pho 135 in West Hartford, CT. Eric "Badlands" Booker also attempted the challenge.
Eric "Badlands" Booker has received a Guinness World Record for the fastest time to drink a 2 liter bottle of soda.

Draft Kings Red Carpet Film Feast

Popcorn eating contest results
1 Matt Stonie 28.5 boxes in 8 minutes
2 Geoff Esper 24.5 boxes
3 Joey Chestnut

Nick Wehry won the 50 egg eating contest with a time of 3:05
Matt Hazzard had 42 eggs when Wehry finished
Michelle Lesco had 32 eggs

Nick Wehry proposed to Miki Sudo after the contest

Badlands Booker defeated Derek Hendrickson in the gallonsoda chug

The webstream of the Draft Kings Red Carpet Film Feast has started and can be viewed at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JhY2TGLrxVY

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Eric "Badlands" Booker is the guest on the latest DiehardKnicks podcast.
Badlands Chugs will present The Ultimate Chugging Showdown at Wynn Las Vegas on May 19. Joey Chestnut, Matt Stonie and Badlands Booker will compete.
"Battle of the Buffets" a 2003 event recorded in Las Vegas televised on the Travel Channel has been uploaded to youtube. Competitors include Eric "Badlands" Booker, Rich and Carlene LeFevre and Ed "Cookie" Jarvis.
Eater.com has a youtube video titled "How the Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Became an ESPN Icon". The video contains a demonstration contest won by Badlands Booker in which George Shea catches Crazy Legs Conti cheating. (Eater.com blog entry)
Eric "Badlands" Booker announced that his Badlands Chugs youtube channel surpassed a million subscribers.
Eric "Badlands" Booker discusses on the Viral Family youtube challenge how he almost choked during an eating contest and provides advice on handling food lodged in your throat along with tips on wing eating techniques.
NJ.com has an article about Rene Rovtar rapping to announce a snow day for Montville Township Public Schools, where she is superintendent. The song was inspired by Eric "Badlands" Booker.
News 12 Long Island produced a video about Eric "Badlands" Booker.
Eric "Badlands" Booker attempted the burger challenge at Clinton Hall in Manhattan in a video for ABC Localish.
Doug Sakmann posted a clip from an upcoming Troma film of Badlands Booker, Wayne Algenio, Crazy Legs Conti, Tim "Gravy" Brown and adult actress Nadia White competing in an eating contest.

2018 Miami Marlins Nathan’s qualifier

Full official results

1st 21.5 Eric “Badlands” Booker qualifies for 20th time
2nd 13.5 Victor Aldrich
3rd 9.5 Ryan Hadley
4th 7 Jason Ruppert
5th 6 Richard Rusak
1st 7.5 Tracie Dickerson won in OT
2nd 7.5 Rene Rovtar lost in OT, 1st contest since being named FBTS 2017 Rookie of the Year
3rd 4 Brittany Broder

The winners have been posted from today’s Nathan’s qualifier at Marlins Park in Miami

1) Eric “Badlands” Booker 21.5

1W) Tracie Dickerson 7.5 (won in OT)

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An official MLE podcast, Men in Boaters, has been started with Rich Shea and Crazy Legs Conti as co-hosts. They call Sam Barclay, the emcee of tomorrow's Nathan's qualifier in Miami, who says that Rene Rovtar will have a female competitor from Winter Park, FL. Eric "Badland" Booker and George Shea also did podcasts earlier this week about the qualifier for Miami.CBSlocal.com.
Eric "Badlands" Booker announces that he will compete in the Nathan's qualifier at the Marlins ballpark on Saturday. Unlike last year's qualifier in Miami, the competition will be held outside the stadium before the game, so there might be the possibility for walk-on entrants which could avoid an all-male field like the 2017 qualifier had.
MLE produced a video where Carmen Cincotti, Eric "Badlands" Booker and Yasir Salem attempted to eat a Thanksgiving meal consisting of a 14 lb turkey, 115.5 oz of cranberry sauce, and 5 pumpkin pies. Yasir Salem also faced off against three BuzzFeed staffers in a Thanksgiving meal eating contest.

600 Festival Nathan’s qualifier

update June 3 MLE videos: results announcement | Rene Rovtar interview

update First X Last and Byron Posadas have videos

Official results Part 1 | Part 2

Results announced on NBCCharlotte Facebook Live video

1) Eric “Badlands” Booker 24
2T) Damien Boykin 20
2T) Ronnie Hartman 20
4T) Ryan Siciliano 18
4T) Eric Vernsten 18
? Paul Barlow (1st MLE contest in two years)

1W) Rene Rovtar 7 (sole female)

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Eric "Badlands" Booker appeared on Fox 46 Charlotte to promote tomorrow's Nathan's qualifier at the 600 Festival, so presumably he is the favorite for that competition. Ronnie Hartman will also compete.
The Biography Channel will rerun the episode of Wife Swap starring Badlands Booker tonight at 10pm Eastern.
Eric "Badlands" Booker and Carmen Cincotti appeared on a Facebook Live video for Deadspin.com in honor of National Sandwich Day tomorrow.
Eric "Badlands" Booker offering his 4 secrets of competitive eating on Friday's episode of Men in Blazers, NBC Sports soccer talk show can be viewed on twitter.
Eric "Badlands" Booker will appear on this afternoon's episode of NBC Sports' soccer talk show at 5:30 pm after the Chelsea Liverpool game.
Eric "Badlands" Booker will be a guest on Right NOW! with Carolyn Castiglia, a live talk show held at Union Hall in Brooklyn on August 18.
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