Filipino eating challenges and contests category

ABS-CBN has a video of Takeru Kobayashi eating 2.3 kg of sisig in 2 minutes to set a record at History Con Philippines in Manila. reports that Filipino Ricardo “Rix Terabite” Francisco ate five burgers with 107 gram patties in a minute to break a record previously held by "Furious" Pete Czerwinski. The record attempt required eaters to only use one hand.
KickerDaily reports that Rix Francisco ate 5 quarter pound burgers in Manila in a minute, a feat that was acknowledged by Guinness as a world record that broke a mark previously held by "Furious" Pete Czerwinski. has an interview with Filipino competitive eater Kelvin Medina, Guinness record holder for the fastest time to eat a 12 inch pizza, which contains his competitive eating training playlist.
In Matt Stonie's latest video, he eats 7,000 calories in honor of boxer Manny Pacquiao's daily training diet.
Click the City has a list of 9 eating challenges available at Philippines restaurants.
GMA News has a video about a giant burger eating challenge held at Panagbenga Festival in the Philippines. has a list of restaurants in Manila offering big pizzas; the largest has a diameter of 70 inches.
The University of The Phillipines Geology Majors Society is holding a "Starve Wars" eating contest in Quezon City Thursday.
University of the Philippines Psychology Society is holding a "Super Bowl LX" eating contest on February 7. (Super Bowl LXVII will take place on February 3, 2013.)
A new facebook page has been started at
MyKMTV has produced a trailer for an upcoming documentary about Filipino competitive eater / weightlifter Justin Cardano. (I thought the project might be a parody, but here is a blog entry about a contest won by Cardano.)
An article and video from the Big Match BigBite Hotdog Eating Competition Finals sponsored by 7-Eleven of the Philippines are available. Leonard Quintos Jr. defeated Kyle de Guzman in an overtime round to win the contest after eating 13 hot dogs in 10 minutes.
The finals for The Big Bite Match hot dog eating contest sponsored by 7-11 of the Philippines have been rescheduled for November 14 after the original September date was cancelled by Typhoon Ondoy. The 25 finalists have already been determined.
PinoyFood has a blog entry about Tom "Goose" Gilbert's appearance in the Philippines promoting 7-11's hot dog eating contest. A video of Gilbert eating 10 hot dogs (using non-"picnic style" rules) in 3 minutes and 23 seconds is available. Another video promoting the contest features lookalikes of boxer Manny Pacquiao and his trainer Freddie Roach. update July 6 The contest website has a report on the event.

Filipino 7-11s to hold hot dog eating contest

7-11 stores in the Philippines will hold a hot dog eating contest this summer. Competitors can attempt to qualify at their local 7-11 on the qualifying dates. The grand prize is 500,000 Philippine pesos ($10,360)

update The contest website is at The contest rules do not appear to explicitly require Filipino citizenship. A promotional video of a match beteween Dicky Fellow (a woman) and Katarina Haligi is available.

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