Joey Chestnut And Sonya Thomas Win 4th of July Hot Dog Eating Contest Again!
Reigning Hot Dog Eating Champion Joey ‘Jaws’ Chestnut scarfed down 62 hot dogs and buns in 10 minutes today winning his 5th straight ‘Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest’ along with the coveted champion yellow mustard belt.
In the Female Division, Sonya ‘The Black Widow’ Thomas wolfed down 40 hot dogs and buns in 10-minute minutes. This is just 1 short of her previous best record, but she still holds the Women’s Hot Dog Eating Champion title.
Both champions took home a whopping $10,000 first prize each from the annual Coney Island Independence Day extravaganza.