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Competitive Eating Is First Major League Sport Back Amid Crisis
Major League Eating Launches ‘BetOnline.ag Quarantine Challenge’ to Meet Overwhelming Demand for Sports Content
New York, NY Major League Eating has announced that it will launch the BetOnline Quarantine Challenge, a bracket-style elimination eating tournament sponsored by www.BetOnline.ag, to meet overwhelming demand for sports content from fans. The series, which will feature eigh...
Remembering Juliet Lee
Major League Eating is saddened to announce that Juliet Lee, a long-time member of Major League Eating and the number-17-ranked eater in the world, has passed away. MLE, along with all of its members, expresses deep condolences to Juliet’s family.
Juliet was respected as a fearsome competitor. She began eating competitively in 2006, and was one of the first females to compete in the Nathan’s Famo...
Joey Chestnut & Miki Sudo Win Nathan’s Famous Fourth Of July International Hot Dog-Eating Championship
Chestnut Knocks Down 71 HDBs in 10 Minutes While Sudo Eats 31
Joey Chestnut and Miki Sudo today won the male and female divisions of the Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog-Eating Championship in Coney Island, Brooklyn. Chestnut consumed 71 hot dogs and buns in 10 minutes while Sudo consumed 31. The annual contest, an American holiday tradition, was held at the Nathan...
Results From The 2019 Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest
THE CHAMPIONS DEFEND THEIR TITLES!
As is tradition, the Hot Dog Eating Champions of the world were crowned this July 4th, 2019, at the original Nathan’s Famous, located at the corner of Surf and Stillwell Avenues in sunny Coney Island, in beautiful Brooklyn, NY. The event marked the culmination of Nathan’s Famous annual cross-country qualifying tour. Full results below.
Meet The Men Competing At The 2019 Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest
Darrien Thomas Orillia, Ontario • 5’9”, 160 lbs, 20 y/o How He Got Here: Won Syracuse, NY, Qualifier with 19.25 Hot Dogs & Buns in 10 min • #27-Ranked Eater in the World by Major League Eating • Making his first appearance at the Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July Contest • The top-ranked eater in Canada, a constitutional monarchy located to our north
Steve Hendry Pleasant Hill, CA • 6’2”, 21...
Meet The Ladies Competing At The 2019 Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest
Katherine Wong Boston, MA • 5’4”, 23 y/o How She Got Here: Won Syracuse, NY, Qualifier with 6 Hot Dogs & Buns in 10 min • Making her first appearance at the Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July Contest
Dr. René Rovtar Basking Ridge, NJ • 5’7”, 60 y/o How She Got Here: Won Des Moines, IA, Qualifier with 7 Hot Dogs & Buns in 10 min • Placed tied for 15th last year; 6.5 Hot Dogs & Buns in 10 min •...