Hot Dog Eating Contest

  • 2010
  • TV Show
  • None

The 2010 Nathan's Famous International event from Coney Island, N.Y. Three-time defending champ Joey Chestnut headlined the holiday tradition along with Sonya Thomas and Tim Janus. Chestnut put away 68 dogs and buns in 10 minutes in 2009, with six-time champ Takeru Kobayashi polishing off just less than 65.

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Joey Chestnut

Joey Chestnut Wins Hot Dog Eating Competition for Fifth Consecutive Year

Joey Chestnut downed 62 hot dogs in 10 minutes to win the 96th Annual Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Competition for the fifth year in a row, according to The Associated Press. Chestnut, who won $10,000 for his efforts, beat second-place finisher Patrick Be… Read more

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Takeru Kobayashi
Kobayashi Released After Hot Dog Scuffle

Takeru "Tsunami" Kobayashi was released from jail after pleading not guilty to charges following his…

Hot Dog Eating Contest
Tonight's TV Hot List: Sunday, July 4, 2010

Hot Dog Eating ContestNoon/11c ESPN Along with fireworks and parades, no coverage of America's Indep…

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  • Premiered: July 4, 2010
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: The 2010 Nathan's Famous International event from Coney Island, N.Y. Three-time defending champ Joey Chestnut headlined the holiday tradition along with Sonya Thomas and Tim Janus. Chestnut put away 68 dogs and buns in 10 minutes in 2009, with six-time cha…