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Joey Chestnut

Breaks Hot Dog Record

Downs 69 Wieners!!!

7/4/2013 10:25 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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For everyone currently eating themselves into a hot dog coma at their 4th of July barbecues, don't feel too bad -- competitive eater Joey Chestnut just downed 69 FRANKS at the famous Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Competition on Coney Island ... a new personal record.

Chestnut won the competition last year with 62 dogs, but this year he went above and beyond ... taking home the $10,000 grand prize and a mustard-yellow championship belt. Chestnut's previous personal best was 68 hot dogs.

He obliterated the competition too ... the 2nd place winner Matt Stonie only ate 51 hot dogs.

As for the women, Sonya "Black Widow" Thomas came in first with 37 hot dogs ... pretty damn scary.

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T-Roy    

How many hotdogs did Kobayashi eat? Oh whats that? Nathans refused to invite him to compete with Chesnut? When Chesnut eats 75 hot dogs then he can claim to be champion.

Saying Chesnut is the champion without him competing with the best, is like crowning the National League champion the World Series champion without playing the National League. It is like saying Pacquiao is the best without fighting Mayweather.

The story is not Chestnut, the story is Kobayashi not being there.

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Her Imperial and Royal Majesty    

There are others who have earned records in wiener-eating --- for example, Ryan Seacrest, Justin Bieber, Michael Jackson ....

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kgg    

There are people in this world lucky to get 1 meal a day and this worthless **** is eating 69 hot dogs. Yay for you. I hope you have a heart attack. Go 'Murrica!

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