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Nick Wehry and Geoff Esper attempted the burger challenge at Eagle's Deli in Brighton, MA.

Pokemon Champion! The Battle of Big Eaters November 27

The episode of Pokemon Journeys that will debut November 27 on Netflix is titled “Pokémon Champion! The Battle of Big Eaters!!” has the following description: (preview video)

Go and Hoshigarisu have decided to enter the “Big Eater Tournament” in Kuchiba City. There are tough opponents there to contend with, like last tournament’s winner Kabigon and the globetrotting legend of the competitive eating world Burshamo, but Go has a surprising plan for winning. However, the Rocket Gang have been confused for the tournament’s organizers and are working on some sort of nasty plot……

The title was inspired by TV Tokyo’s “Battle of Big Eaters” which featured competitive eating teams from various countries facing off.

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Randy Santel and Katina "Eats Kilos" De Jarnett appeared on Ozarks First this morning (youtube).

Nathan’s Famous Wall of Fame removed

Magical Theme Parks uploaded a video recorded today of the removal of the hot dog eating contest Wall of Fame at Nathan’s Famous Coney Island location. update Nov 23 The left side of the wall has been removed.

Nathan's Famous hot dog eating contest Wall of Fame sign removal

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GazetteLive.co.uk reports the George Pub in Stockton-on-Tees, England received a prohibition notice for holding a British Eating League chilli eating contest on November 7. The restaurant was previously told that its event was not in violation of the current UK coronavirus lockdown due to an exemption for "elite sport played behind closed doors".
The New Zealand Herald reports that Nela Zisser ate 298 grams of chicken nuggets in one minute to break the previous Guinness World Record of 200 grams.
With less than a week to Thanksgiving, a whole turkey eating contest that was to have been the second event in trilogy of competitions sponsored by Draft Kings has yet to be listed on the MLE calendar.
"We are the Champions", a series about unconventional competitions produced by Rainn Wilson, can now be viewed on Netflix. One of the episodes is about a pepper eating contest held in Fort Mill, SC in August 2019.
Tehachapi News has an article about Raina Huang completing the 7 pound "Big Chief" Indian taco challenge at Red House BBQ in Tehachapi, CA.
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.
Gal Akbari, whose tiktok eating videos have gone viral, has started a youtube channel Gal vs Food. She eats a McDonald's meal with over 4000 calories in her first video.
Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, CT has settled a lawsuit with the family of Caitlin Nelson who passed away after choking in a 2017 pancake eating contest held by her sorority. Terms of the settlement were not disclosed.
Teesside Live reports that the Stockton on Tees town council received a complaint about the British Eating League holding a chilli eating contest Saturday during a UK-wide coronavirus lockdown. The league claimed its competition was allowed due to an exemption for elite sports without spectators. The council agreed and will not penalize the organization. update Metro UK, The Daily Mail and Yahoo have articles.
The Lincolnite reports that Kyle Gibson is the first person to finish the Tiger Loaf breakfast sandwich challenge at Munch & Go in Horncastle, Lincolnshire.
The "Hungry Badger" won yesterday's British Eating League Chilli Eating Contest. The event used an exemption for "elite sport played behind closed doors" to bypass the current UK coronavirus lockdown.
Blackwater Distilling & Tavern in Stevensville, MD will hold a hot wing eating contest on November 21 for amateurs awarding $150/$100/$75.
The Fort Worth Pizza Fest will hold an eating contest on November 15 awarding $250/$100/$50.
Brian Dickens Barrabee has a story of an eating contest held at the breakfast buffet at a Bob's Big Boy in Massachusetts which resulted in the intervention of the restaurant manager after a competitor was caught cheating.
Flasback May 1997: Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections Theresa LePore serves as a judge for a Nathan's qualifier held in Boca Raton, FL. She would receive national publicity three years later due to the "butterfly ballot" controversy following the 2000 Florida presidential election.
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.
The British Eating League is claiming that the upcoming UK coronavirus lockdown will not apply to their schedule (3 contests later this week) due to an exemption for "elite sport played behind closed doors".

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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Draft Kings Halloween candy details

Draft Kings has a page about its Halloween candy eating contest that will be held at the Bellagio in Las Vegas on Saturday. The event will be streamed on Draft Kings’ youtube and twich channels starting at 7:30 Eastern. The contest will have a first-to-finish or “steeplechase” format with a time maximum of 6 minutes. Entrants will eat in sequence a pound of the following 6 types of candies: candy corn, Kit Kats, M & Ms, Milky Ways, Snickers and Mini Reese’s.

Current odds for the 6 entrants:
Joey Chestnut -110 (bet $110 to win $100)
Geoff Esper +160 (bet $100 to win $160)
Darron Breeden +600
Nick Wehry +700
Matt Stonie +1400
Miki Sudo +1500

Draft Kings is offering a free $10000 prize pool awarding $500 to the winner. Prizes will be awarded based on predicting the following:
1st, 2nd, 3rd and last places
1st to finish candy corn
Will Joey Chestnut finish all 6 pounds of candy
# of entrants to finish all candy
total pounds of candy eaten for all entrants

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