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Coney Island hot dog eating champ proposes, wins again


Joey “Jaws” Chestnut, reigning king of the world’s most famous hot dog eating contest, may have had an extra boost of confidence Friday. With a hug and kiss, his girlfriend of three years accepted his marriage proposal.
On a rainy Independence Day at Brooklyn’s Coney Island, the San Jose, California, resident once again clinched the title at Nathan’s hot dog eating contest before hundreds of umbrella-toting spectators at the annual celebration of gluttony.
“It was just a dog fight the entire time,” he told ESPN, which broadcast the popular event.
Chestnut sloppily devoured 61 hot dogs in 10 minutes — edging his biggest competitor, Matthew Stonie, who placed second after swallowing 56 dogs.

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