WATCH: Who’s the Next Hot Dog-Eating World Champ?

Reigning champions Joey “Jaws” Chestnut and Sonya "The Black Widow" Thomas discuss their game plan before Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest on July 4.

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hkhodges
hkhodges

When the best competitive eater is not competing, how can you take the contest seriously? It is like calling the Yankees world champions when they only play against American and Canadian teams. Kobayashi is the best competitive eater and because of the selfish commercialism from the Hot Dog industry and this contest, they will never allow you to see who is the best champion. In other words they are only interested in making money and could care less about fans, the standards or actually who is the best competitive Hot Dog eater...