- Joey ‘Jaws’ Chestnut ate a record 70 hot dogs in 10 minutes at Nathan’s Famous Eating Contest to oust last year’s champion Matt ‘Megatoad’ Stonie, who ‘only’ ate 53.
- Jaws said Megatoad “woke up the sleeping giant” when he ended his reign of 8 consecutive titles last year.
- In the women’s contest, Miki Sudo ate 38 1/2 hot dogs to beat Sonya ‘the Black Widow’ Thomson, who ate 34.
- The eating contest is held every 4th of July at Nathan’s Famous at Coney Island
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