Let’s be frank, no one was going to disclaim Joey Chestnut his 14th Nathan’s Scorching Canine Consuming Contest title. No competitor might catch as much as Chestnut, who set a brand new world file by consuming 76 sizzling canines and buns in 10 minutes on the annual July 4 occasion on Coney Island. Michelle Lesco relished the prospect for her first Girls’s Scorching Canine Consuming Contest title, consuming 30 3/4 canines.
Chestnut’s win was no shock, as he was thought of a -2400 favourite by William Hill Sportsbook getting into Sunday. The 37-year-old American — whose earlier file was 75 in 2020 — has received each Nathan’s Scorching Canine Consuming Contest besides one since he took the Mustard Belt from Takeru Kobayashi in 2007. Matt Stonie beat Chestnut in 2015.
Seven-time reigning ladies’s champion Miki Sudo is pregnant and didn’t compete within the 2021 contest. Listed below are the highest finishers within the males’s and girls’s contests.
- Joey Chestnut: 76 sizzling canines and buns
- Geoffrey Esper: 50 sizzling canines and buns
- Nick Wehry: 44 sizzling canines and buns
- Michelle Lesco: 30 3/4 sizzling canines and buns
- Sarah Rodriguez: 24 sizzling canines and buns
- Larell Marie Mele: 18 3/4 sizzling canines and buns
Chestnut set the earlier world file with 75 sizzling canines and buns within the 2020 Nathan’s Scorching Canine Consuming Contest, which was held with out followers in the course of the COVID-19 pandemic. This 12 months’s contest was held with followers at Maimonides Park, residence of the Brooklyn Cyclones minor-league baseball staff.