"I was going for 75, I always love to get a new record", Chestnut told ESPN. His title hasn't been questioned since his 2015 defeat by fellow American Matt Stonie, who also competed this year at Coney Island.
The dog days of summer are upon us.
Chestnut, a native of Vallejo, California, won the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest for the first time in 2007, edging out six-time victor Takeru Kobayashi a year after finishing second to him. "I don't know if it was the heat or what".
Chestnut threw out the first pitch at a New York Mets game on Sunday. Joey is truly unmatched when it comes to hot dog eating contests.
"It wasn't my best number, the numbers were pretty low across the board". "I mean, there are times when I'm not eating buns if I'm on a low carb diet".
Chelsea beat transfer ban to sign Kovacic
Meanwhile, Chelsea have opted against signing Kovacic's fellow loanee Gonzalo Higuain on a permanent basis. It could prove their only permanent deal of the summer if they're unable to get the ban overturned .