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Takeru Kobayashi Champion Eaters Compete In Nathan's Annual Hot Dog Eating Contest
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Joey Chesnut Eats 69 Hot Dogs, Breaks World Record: Video & Pictures

By Deena Bustillo on
Joey Chesnut has done it again! He won the Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest with ease, choking down 69 dogs and buns. He took home $10,000 and a mustard-yellow champion's belt.He has won the contest for 7 years in a row and set the world record this year. He had also set the previous record, 68, in 2009 and tied in last year. This year's second place winner finished 51. Takeru Kobayashi, another famed eating champion, won this contest six times but didn't...Read Full Story

Kobayashi Arrested at Hot Dog Eating Contest

By Deena Bustillo on
Takeru Kobayashi didn't participate in this year's Nathan's hot dog eating contest, but he was there -- and made a big scene. He was arrested after he went up on stage after Joey Chestnut took the title, and was then arrested because he wouldn't get off the stage when authorities tried to get him down, according to ABC. Chestnut won the contest by downing 54 hot dogs, and Kobayashi then jumped up on stage. Apparently security tried to get him down, and then after he fought back and held...Read Full Story

Takeru Kobayashi Arrested at Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest

By Deena Bustillo on
Takeru Kobayashi usually gives Joey Chestnut a run for his money at the annual Nathan's Annual Hot Dog Eating Contest on Coney Island, but this year things were a little different. Kobayashi reportedly couldn't agree on a contract agreement with Major League Eating, so showed up, but couldn't participate, according to ABC. Things turned for the worst when Chestnut won the contest by downing 54 hot dogs, and Kobayashi then jumped up on stage. Apparently security tried to get him down from...Read Full Story