Confusion Ensues As Man Sets World Record At Hot Dog Eating Contest

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The current reigning champion is Joey "Jaws" Chestnut, who past year managed to eat 72 hot dogs in under ten minutes.

New Orleans competitive eater Adrian "The Rabbit" Morgan knew he'd have his work cut out for him if he was to win the annual Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog-Eating Contest in Coney Island, New York.

At last year's hot dog eating contest, Chestnut consumed a whopping 72 hot dogs and buns, which is just shy of his own record of 73.5.

Miki Sudo won the women's title, eating 37 hot dogs.

Chestnut, it's worth noting, is something of a hot dog eating legend as he's won the event 10 times thus far. "Like, 'We will celebrate whatever we want.' And in this case, we choose a hot dog contest", Shea said. If you're not in front of a TV you can catch the event streaming live on the ESPN app. For starters, while a hot dog and its bun have to be eaten, they don't have to be eaten together.

According to Nathan's Restaurant website, a world famous beef hot dog has 280 calories, 18 grams of fat and 780 mg of sodium.

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Eric Gonzalez, the Brooklyn district attorney, certified the final tally and Chestnut's record of 74, two more than he consumed previous year.

Still, she easily beat out second-place finisher Mischelle Lesco of Tuscon, Arizona, who chowed down 28 wieners and buns.

Both Chestnut and Sudo will take home a $10,000 first-place prize.

Miki Sudo is seeking a fifth women's title in a row. She described her performance as one she'd to improve upon in the future, but Sudo would be the first to admit "a win is a win".

Crowds will flock to Coney Island on Wednesday to watch a time-honored holiday tradition: the Nathan's Famous hot dog eating contest.

The event attracts thousands of in-person spectators and is televised on ESPN.


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