Fireworks and parades and family time are all nice, but everyone knows the real jewel of the Fourth of July is the annual Nathan's Famous Hot-Dog Eating Contest. 11-time victor Joey "Jaws" Chestnutbroke his own record and took home the Mustard Belt by eating 74 hot dogs in 10 minutes.
The 2018 Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest is nearly here and that means thousands will gather at Nathan's Famous hot dog restaurant in Coney Island to witness one of the most popular competitive eating competitions in the world on Independence Day.
Chestnut, 34, managed to break his world record of 73 hot dogs, set in 2016.
Lesco finished second Wednesday at Nathan's Famous hot dog eating contest in the women's division, knocking down over two dozen wieners in 10 minutes. The only difference about this win is that Joey beat his 72-dog record from a year ago. Chestnut beat his own previous record of 70. The rule remains the same and simple - eat as many hot dogs and buns as you can in 10 minutes to be declared the victor.
Miki Sudo downed 37 franks to win her fifth straight title in the women's competition of the annual Nathan's Famous July Fourth hot dog eating contest.
The construction manager turned pro eater doesn't just devour hot dogs - he now holds 40 eating records for everything from apple pies to burritos. He borrowed 300 dollars from his friends Jimmy Durante and Eddie Cantor so he could open a hot dog shop. Second-place finisher Carmen Cincotti ate 64.
This afternoon in New York, Joey Chesnutt was once again crowned the victor of the Nathan's Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest. But, we're sure Miki is not anxious about that as both she and Joey get to take home $10,000 for their big win!
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