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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

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.

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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.
Joey Chestnut, Geoff Esper, George Chiger and Michael Whities attempted the two foot pizza slice challenge yesterday with Esper and Chestnut tying for the new record at 40 seconds. The restaurant will pay $2500 if the record is broken. (Michael Whities video)

2020 New Orleans Red Beans and Rice

The top 3. There was at least 20 minutes between contest conclusion and the announcement of any results, which might be a MLE record. update Remainder of results

1st 39.5 Joey “Jaws” Chestnut
2nd 32.75 Geoffrey Esper
3rd 29.5 Darron Breeden
4th 23.75 Steve “The Rabbit” Hammond
5th 19.5 George Chiger
5th 19.5 “Big Eater Mike” Michael Whities
7th 19 Gideon Oji
8th 15.75 Adrian “The Rabbit” Morgan
9th 13.5 Brett “The Branimal” Healey
10th 8 Crazy Legs Conti
11th 5.5 Alex “Moose” Perez

Joey Chestnut, Geoff Esper, Darron Breeden, Gideon Oji, Adrian Morgan, George Chiger, Brett Healey, Crazy Legs Conti, Steve Hammond, Mike Whities and Alex Perez are expected to compete. The contest is expected to start at 3pm central.

Geoff Esper posted a practice session video

Joey Chestnut and Crazy Legs Conti did a radio interview yesterday.

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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.
TheThings.com has curated a gallery of 19 pictures of Joey Chestnut eating Nathan's hot dogs.

2019 St. Elmo’s shrimp cocktail contest

Official results 8 minutes

1st 10 Joey “Jaws” Chestnut wins for 7th year in a row
2nd 7 George Chiger
2nd 7 Gideon Oji
4th 6.2 Derek Jacobs
5th 5.1 Steve “The Rabbit” Hammond
6th 4.9 Darrien “Cheesecurd” Thomas
7th 3.2 Andrew “The Bear” Kogutkiewicz
8th 3.1 John Gebhard
8th 3.1 Matthew Raible

St. Elmo’s said they will stream the contest at https://www.facebook.com/stelmosteakhouse/ at 3:30 but a video has not started yet. update The video has started

Joey Chestnut, Gideon Oji, George Chiger, Derek Jacobs and Darrien Thomas are expected to compete.

The absence of Geoff Esper guarantees that Joey Chestnut cannot be tied for the most MLE non-qualifier victories in 2019, even if the San Jose Waffle matchup is not counted as an official competition.

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Joey Chestnut outate a team consisting of three former Indianapolis Colts, Joe Staysniak, Rocky Boiman and Wil Wolford, at an eating contest held at halftime of today's Colts game, 40 shrimp to 32 over 90 seconds.
Gear Patrol has 6 tips from Joey Chestnut about Thanksgiving Dinner.
Joey Chestnut will face off against former Colts Joe Staysniak, Will Wolford and Rocky Boiman in a St. Elmo's shrimp cocktail eating contest at halftime of Sunday's Indianapolis Colts game.
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