ESPN is again televising the event, which will start with the women's competition at 10:45 on ESPN3 and the ESPN app. Coverage then shifts to ESPN2 for the men's competition, which starts at Noon. Hulu Live TV also carries ESPN2 and is offering a free trial.
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Chestnut set a record previous year by eating 74 hot dogs in 10 minutes.
Afterward, Chestnut said he was disappointed to not break his record, but planned to try again next year. He won every year until he was beaten by Matt Stonie in 2015. "I know eventually I will give it up for one reason or another", Joey told HollywoodLife EXCLUSIVELY. But I would love...
Chestnut threw out the first pitch at a New York Mets game on Sunday.
Despite the smaller number, she easily beat runner-up Michelle Lesco, 34, of Tucson, Ariz., finished second with 27. "I'll have hot dogs and romaine lettuce, but if I'm at a baseball game, I'm always eating a hot dog".
On the women's side, Miki Sudo, 33, will defend her title, looking for a sixth win in the contest.
In June, she won the inaugural Wild Rice Hot Dish-Eating Contest, putting away 14 pounds in eight minutes.
"I came out fast and slowed down faster than I'd like", Chestnut said. "I was so surprised that I edged them out as the victor".