For the 15th time in his career, Joey Chestnut has captured the Mustard Belt on Fourth of July weekend. Chestnut won the 2022 Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest by eating 63 hot dogs and buns.
Geoffrey Esper finished in second place with 47½ hot dogs and buns while James Webb took home third place with 41 hot dogs and buns.
It also marked the first time since 2019 that the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest is back at its traditional location on the corner of Surf and Stillwell avenues in Brooklyn.
Joey Chestnut wins his 15th Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest 🏆
63 hot dogs and buns in 10 minutes pic.twitter.com/W6ERIgOdZq
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15 years ago, Joey Chestnut won his first Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest.
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