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Joey Chestnut ‘doesn’t feel too great’ after NYC hot dog contest

Joey Chestnut acknowledged Tuesday he “doesn’t really feel too nice” a day after hoovering up 63 sizzling canine whereas cruising to victory within the annual Nathan’s Fourth of July Sizzling Canine Consuming Contest — however downplayed the post-binge bloat, saying it’s just like the routine soreness different athletes expertise.

“I most likely odor like meat,” the 38-year-old quipped to the hosts of NBC’s “At this time.”

“I don’t really feel too nice, nevertheless it’s like something, a marathon runner doesn’t really feel too nice after a marathon,” added the perennial champion of chomp. “It should take me a day and a half to get well.”

Nathan’s Fourth of July Hot Dog contest. Monday, July 4th 2022. Joey “JAWS” Chestnut wins Men’s competition with 63 hot dogs and buns in 10 minutes while the women’s title is reclaimed by Miki Sudo with 40 hot dogs and buns in 10 minutes.
Regardless of having to compete in a boot as a result of a tendon damage, Chestnut nonetheless managed to eat his means via the competitors.
Paul Martinka
Nathan’s Fourth of July Hot Dog contest. Monday, July 4th 2022. Joey “JAWS” Chestnut wins Men’s competition with 63 hot dogs and buns in 10 minutes while the women’s title is reclaimed by Miki Sudo with 40 hot dogs and buns in 10 minutes.
Chestnut and Miki Sudo each defended their titles throughout Monday’s competitors.
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Chestnut recorded a record-setting fifteenth victory on the Independence Day competitors Monday.  

Whereas he trounced the man aggressive eaters, the 63 franks he wolfed down was beneath the 76 he guzzled final yr — maybe partially as a result of he momentarily halted his sizzling canine consumption to battle off an animal rights protester who stormed the Coney Island stage in the course of the competitors.

The day after his 2021 win, Chestnut informed The Publish his garments match somewhat “comfortable,” and that he had “loopy goals” harking back to the 2010 Christopher Nolan film “Inception.”

Joey Chestnut on the "Today" show
The record-holder in contrast his victory to working a marathon in a post-competition interview.
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Nathan’s Fourth of July Hot Dog contest.
The 106th annual Nathan’s Fourth of July Sizzling Canine Consuming Contest returned to its authentic location in Coney Island this yr after being pressured to relocate final yr as a result of COVID-19 pandemic.
Paul Martinka

In a Tuesday morning cellphone interview, Chestnut, mentioned that he didn’t get sufficient high quality shut-eye to recall any visions.

“I used to be having a tough time sleeping final night time. I don’t keep in mind any loopy goals final night time,” the California native informed The Publish. “It wasn’t one of the best sleep.”

Miki Sudo — who on Monday earned her eighth victory in 9 years within the ladies’s competitors by devouring 40 sizzling canine — informed the hosts of NBC’s morning present that she feels “puffy” and “somewhat bloated.”

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