Matt Stonie shocked the competitive eating world Saturday by upsetting Joey “Jaws” Chestnut at the Fourth of July hot dog eating contest at Nathan’s Famous in Coney Island.
High-ranking chowhound Joey “Jaws” Chestnut dropped to one knee and proposed to his longtime girlfriend before Friday’s annual hot dog eating contest, then packed away 61 franks and buns to hold onto his coveted mustard yellow winner’s belt.
There’s probably a lot you don’t know about the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest so here are five things that may surprise you.
Hot dog eating champ Joey Chestnut will take on the Mississippi slugburger on Saturday in Corinth.
Joey ‘Jaws’ Chestnut downs 69 franks to break record, win 7th straight hot dog eating contest.
Competitive eating is as American as (lots of) apple pie. What does it take to be competitive in the world of competitive eating?