In one of the most disgustingly incredible feats in sports, the 34-year-old Chestnut will be going for an unreal 11th title in 12 years at the annual Coney Island consumption competition.
A judge counts the plates of hot dogs Joey Chestnut, left, at the end of the men's competition.
Chestnut, it's worth noting, is something of a hot dog eating legend as he's won the event 10 times thus far. The rule remains the same and simple - eat as many hot dogs and buns as you can in 10 minutes to be declared the victor.
Eric Gonzalez, the Brooklyn district attorney, certified the final tally and Chestnut's record of 74.
While Chestnut earned the $10,000 grand prize for his victory, it did come at a cost in the form of his health.
The first competition was held in 1972 and was won by Jason Schechter who only ate 14 hot dogs.
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