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Joey Chestnut Downs 74 Hot Dogs, Wins Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest 2018!

Joey Chestnut has won this year’s Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest!

After consuming a record-breaking 74 hot dogs, the 34-year-old competitive eater took home his 11th Nathan’s title and the $10,000 prize on Wednesday (July 4) in the Coney Island neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York City.

Joey‘s total originally came in at 64, until it was found that a counter had missed a whole plate, bringing his total up by 10, CBS Sports reports.

Last year, Joey set the record at 72 hot dogs in 10 minutes.

Carmen Cincotti came in second place this year with 45 hot dogs and buns. In the women’s competition, Miki Sudo took home her fifth straight title by eating 37 hot dogs in 10 minutes.

READ MORE: Find Out When Hot Dog Eating Champ Joey Chestnut Begins Starving Himself Before Contest

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Find Out When Hot Dog Eating Champ Joey Chestnut Begins Starving Himself Before Contest

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Big Brother's Jessica & Cody Share a Sweet Kiss at 'Amazing Race' Viewing Party!

Jessica Graf and Cody Nickson share a kiss on the red carpet while attending an Amazing Race watch party at Rock & Reilly’s on Wednesday (January 3) in West Hollywood, Calif.

The Big Brother couple, who are #TeamJody on the race, joined #teamINDYCAR drivers Alexander Rossi and Conor Daly at the event hosted by INDYCAR.

#TeamChomp’s Joey Chestnut, who you might recognize from winning the Fourth of July hotdog eating contests, was there as well!

“I’m so thankful to so many people for last night! Thank you to everyone at CBS for changing our lives this year and asking us both to work on another incredible project!” Jessica wrote in a note on Instagram. “Thank you to Indy Car for sponsoring the premier party! Thank you to Alex + Conor for becoming such great friends on this new adventure!”

“Thank you to Rock and Reillys for hosting the party at their amazing bar here in West Hollywood!” she added. “Thank you to Tatiana for giving me such a cool hairstyle for the night! Thank you to our fellow BB alum Lisa for photographing the event for us! Thank you to all of our amazing friends that made it out to the party and to all of them that watched and supported from home! Thank you to the #JodyArmy for sticking by our side and believing in us! And thank you to you Cody. I’m so thankful we lived through this wild ride together. I’m so excited to share a million more wild rides with you.”

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Nathan's Hot Dog Winner Joey Chestnut Gained 23 Pounds After Contest

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Who Won Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest 2017?

The 2017 Nathan’s hot Dog Eating Contest has come to an end and the winner once again is Joey Chestnut!

The competition took place on Tuesday afternoon (July 4) at the original Nathan’s Famous location on Coney Island in New York City.

This is Joey‘s 10th time winning the hot dog eating contest. Last year he won the competition after eating 70 hot dogs.

Joey once again broke his own record by downing 72 hot dogs within 10 minutes. Second place went to Carmen Cincotti with 62 dogs, while third place went to Matt Stonie with 48.