Hot Dog Eating Contest

Matt Stonie, seen here during last year's hot dog eating contest, won the 2015 competition at Coney Island. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Upset Alert! Matt Stonie Defeats Joey Chestnut In Hot Dog Eating Contest

Matt Stonie upset Joey “Jaws” Chestnut to win the July Fourth hot dog eating contest at Nathan’s Famous in Coney Island, breaking Chestnut’s bid for a ninth straight victory.


It was a frankfurt free-for-all in the hot-dog-eating contest at the Phantom Gourmet BBQ and Music Fest. (WBZ-TV)

22-Year-Old Eats 53 Hot Dogs, Sets Boston Record At Phantom Gourmet’s BBQ Fest

Matt Stonie, A 22-year-old from San Jose, California managed to devour 53 hot dogs in 10 minutes to win a professional eating contest. It was a Boston record.