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2020 Sep 261st93 10 minWestern Days Festival World Tamale Eating Championship Lewisville, TX
2020 Jul 41st7510 min Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest - men Brooklyn, NY
2020 Feb 81st39.5 8 minBlue Runner Foods World Red Beans And Rice Eating Championship New Orleans, LA

Joey Chestnut was the answer to a question in tonight's episode of Who Wants to be a Millionaire? - celebrities

2020 St. Elmo shrimp cocktail challenge

The 2020 St. Elmo Shrimp Cocktail Challenge, in which Joey Chestnut and Miki Sudo will attempt to eat 100 bowls of spicy shrimp cocktail in under 20 minutes is currently streaming at https://www.facebook.com/stelmosteakhouse/videos/841447110027607/

update The official total was 33 bowls.

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Indy Star reports Joey Chestnut and Miki Sudo will attept to eat 100 bowls of St. Elmo Steak House shrimp cocktail in 20 minutes in Indianapolis on December 19 to raise money for Gleaner's Food Bank, Peyton Manning Children's Hospital and Wheeler Mission. The event will replace the eating contest held during the Big Ten football championship Fan Fest. Donors who contribute at least $1,000 will receive autographed items from Joey Chestnut. Contributors of $5,000 or more will receive a private dinner at St. Elmo with him.
Joey Chestnut appeared on the Drinkin Bros Sports podcast.
Joey Chestnut talked to Yeshiva University students over Zoom on November 23.

Joey Chestnut on “Scooby Doo and Guess Who?”

Joey Chestnut guest starred on an episode of Scooby Doo and Guess Who titled “The Hot Hot Dog!” that first aired last month. The episode has the description (fandom.com page)

Our mystery-solving gang is in Chicago investigating the haunting of a historic hot dog factory, when they team up with famous competitive eater Joey Chestnut who’s in town for the annual hot dog eating competition.

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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.

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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For National Taco Day (which was on Sunday) Joey Chestnut created and attempted to eat a 12 pound walking taco. (TMZ article)

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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2020 Colorado State Fair Slopper contest

(Official results)
1) Geoff Esper 37.5 sloppers in 8 minutes, new record
2) Joey Chestnut 32
3) Nick Wehry 28
4) Gideon Oji 23.5
5) Darron Breeden 21.5
6) Bryan Beard 12
7) Alex Perez 6

The livestream of today’s World Slopper Eating Championhip can be viewed at https://www.coloradostatefair.com/

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Guy Sliwinski drew a picture of a Scooby Doo / MLE crossover episode in which Matt Stonie and Joey Chestnut faced off against Shaggy and Scooby in a hot dog eating contest.
In a video released today, Joey Chestnut and youtube superstar Mr. Beast faced off to eat what was billed as the world's largest slice of pizza. The video is currently the #1 trending video on youtube and has received almost 8 million views. At 39.6 million subscribers, Mr. Beast might be the top channel involved with a food challenge.
Slice of Vegas reports that Joey Chestnut completed its 9 pound Double Down pizza challenge. According to Derek Hendrickson's Instagram, he also drank two pitcher of Coors Light during the meal.
In an interview for TMZ.com, Joey Chestnut said he has no plans to retire and will continue to compete as long as his doctors give him a clean bill of health.

Joey Chestnut defends Nathan’s title with record 75

update Official results

1st 75 Joey “Jaws” Chestnut contest record
2nd 42 Darron Breeden
3rd 39.5 Nick Wehry combined with Miki Sudo’s 48.5 to set couples record of 88
4th 24 George Chiger
5th 20 Eric “Badlands” Booker

Joey Chestnut has defended his Nathan’s Famous hot dog title with a record 75 hot dogs.

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Joey Chestnut guarantees he will break the Nathan's hot dog eating contest record on July 4 in an interview with TMZ.com. He is hoping for a total of 77 hot dogs and believes the indoor setting will bolster his performance. In his previous indoor Nathan's contest, the 2007 Arizona Mills qualifier, he broke the existing record with a total of 59.5 hot dogs.
Joey Chestnut has passed 100,000 subscribers to his youtube channel
Joey Chestnut posted a picture of a practice session for 2020 Nathan's hot dog eating contest to his instagram.
Joey Chestnut did an interview on KROQ yesterday. He says that Nathan's hopes to have some type of July 4 competition, but plans have yet to be fixed. They are looking at a Brooklyn site for the event away from the traditional Coney Island venue.
Joey Chestnut did an interview for News 12 which reports that representatives from MLE are not sure if the 2020 Nathan's finals will take place in 2020.

BetOnline Quarantine Challenge Finals

Official Results – finals
1:50 Joey Chestnut (Penalized 1 Sec)
2:48 Gideon Oji (Penalized 5 Sec)

3rd place
2:36 Nick Wehry (Penalized 3 Sec)
2:40 Darron Breeden (Penalized 1 Sec)

The BetOnline Quarantine Challenge Finals between Gideon Oji and Joey Chestnut can be viewed at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MDNkbtTZd-A The food will be 10 cups of Nissin Cup Ramen. There will also be a third place matchup between Darron Breeden and Nick Wehry.

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"Hamilton" playwright Lin-Manuel Miranda was disappointed he missed Joey Chestnut in a Zoom group chat started by Katie Nolan of ESPN to determine who could bring in the most famous participant. (Joey appears around 3:50). Mike Golic Jr took credit for delivering Joey Chestnut.
TMZ has an interview with Joey Chestnut, who says he is training for the 2020 Nathan's finals even though he thinks they are in doubt. He would be willing to do a solo exhibition if the event is cancelled.
Joey Chestnut has posted a video of him attempting 32 McDonald's Big Macs. He has passed 50,000 subscribers for his youtube channel.
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