Joey "Jaws" Chestnut wins $10,000 in hot dog eating contest

Another world record this Fourth of July at the Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest on Coney Island.  

Joey "Jaws" Chestnut won his 10th title, chowing down a record 72 hot dogs and buns in 10 minutes.  Chestnut finished 10 better than his nearest competitor.  33 year old Chestnut, weighing in at 230 lbs. and standing at 6'1," is ranked first in the world by Major League Eating.  Just in those 72 dogs and buns, Chestnut injested over 19,000 calories and 432 grams of saturated fat.

For winning the competition, Chestnut collects the Mustard Championship Belt as well as the $10,000 first place prize.

 


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