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The Stats Behind Joey Chestnut Eating Too Many Goddamn Hot Dogs

That's a stupid amount of hot dogs.

by Liam Daniel Pierce
Jul 4 2017, 8:26pm

Joey Chestnut, the reigning hot dog eating champion was at it again today, slugging down hot dogs like popcorn. The man managed to take down 72 hot dogs in 10 minutes, which set a new world record, besting only himself from last year. Those dogs amounted to a whopping 20,160 calories.

Here are some other hot dog stats for you:

Here's another couple of stats, per Action Against Hunger: the number of starving people in the world exceeds the populations of America, Canada, and the European Union combined and one million children die each year from hunger-based malnutrition. Happy Independence Day, y'all.