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Nathan's Famous 4th of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest on ESPN

Date: 07/04/2008
Location: Coney Isand, NY
Winner: Joey Chestnut, Nathan's Famous Hot Dogs
Total Prizes: Eternal glory, Mustard Yellow Belt, $20,000

Recap
WHAT:
Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest

WHEN:
July 4, 2008
12:00pm EST

WHERE:
Nathan's Famous Restaurant
1310 Surf Avenue (at the corner of Stillwell Avenue) Coney Island, Brooklyn, and on ESPN

WATCH:
Tune into ESPN at 12:00pm EST on July 4 or take the D, F, N or Q train to the Coney Island-Stillwell Avenue stop.

FULL RESULTS:
Joey "JAWS" Chestnut: 59 in regulation +5 in OT
Takeru "The Tsunami" Kobayashi: 59 in regulation +5 in OT (finished just seven seconds after Chestnut)
Tim "Eater X" Janus: 42
Pat "Deep Dish" Bertoletti: 38
Sonya "The Black Widow" Thomas: 34
"Humble" Bob Shoudt: 30
Hall "Hoover" Hunt: 30
"The Lovely" Juliet Lee: 29
Erik "The Red" Denmark: 28
Juris "Dr. Bigtime" Shibayama: 28
Tim "Gravy" Brown: 27
Eric "Badlands" Booker: 25.5
"Patrick "Vandam" Vandam: 25
Rich "The Locust" LeFevre: 25
Crazy Legs Conti: 24
Allen "Shredder" Goldstein: 21
Pat "From Moonachie" Philbin: 20
"Nasty" Nate Biller: 18.5
"Pretty Boy" Pete Davekos: 18
Arturo Rios "Grande": 16
"Double-0" Kevin Ross: 14