Judging errors cast confusion at hot dog contest

08 July, 2018, 02:43 | Author: Cassandra Gardner
  • Ten-time and defending Nathan's Famous Men's Champion Joey Chestnut center participates in Nathan's Famous International Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest weigh-in at the Empire State Building on Tuesday

Kristina won a regional qualifier in Syracuse, New York, by eating 6 1/2 hot dogs, while René earned a return ticket by downing 6 hot dogs in Norfolk, Virginia.

Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog-Eating Contest will air live on Wednesday, July 4, at noon ET on ESPN2. "Joey said, 'Look at my plates, ' and Carmen said, 'Look at my plates.' We counted the plates that they had eaten and it was 64 and 74".

Sudo is a four-time victor herself, and previous year she broke 40 hot dogs for the first time at the event, eating 41.

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The annual competitive eating challenge, pitting the world's top professional eaters in Major League Eating against each other, is slated for its usual Fourth of July date at the Nathan's Famous Corporation original restaurant located at Coney Island. "To eat hot dogs competitively", according to René, "I like to split them - take the hot dogs out of the buns - try to eat the hot dog as quickly while I am dunking the bun".

"I doubt we can put the microchip on the tongue or in the esophagus", Shea said of tabulating the scores.

Just in case you weren't in the hot dog eating spirit, preferring a quick, refreshing, cool snack, but with a twist, there was also a watermelon seed spitting contest.

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He was taken by the Kings 35th overall and played two seasons in Sacramento before being traded to the Rockets in February 2013. Starting his career at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Honeycutt was drafted by the Sacramento Kings in 2011.

Over on the ladies side of the competition, former three-time champion Sonya "The Black Widow" Thomas will take on four-time defending champion Miki Sudo.

Originally, the count was 64 hot dogs, but Chestnut was adamant that he downed 74 in his post-contest interview.

Joey Chestnut is undefeated! Prior to this year's competition, Chestnut completed 72 frankfurters in 10 minutes last year. Chestnut also holds the world's record of 73.5 hot dogs and buns, set during a 2016 qualifying event. Sudo completed 37 hot dogs in 10 minutes to walk away with the victory.

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However, he did reveal that one of the hot dogs got lodged in his throat at one point, adding: 'I stayed calm.

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