Chestnut remains #1; New Talent Breaks into Top 50

Major League Eating has posted the latest rankings, listing the top 50 professional eaters in the world. Joey Chestnut remains at #1 to the surprise of no one, while a talented new crop of Major League Eaters made their debut on the big board including Sean Gordon (23), Bryan Beard (25) and Ryan McKillop (29).

The rankings will be updated next on October 1, 2009. In addition, Major League Eating will be updating and expanding the Eater Profile pages for its MLE Members in the upcoming months.