Tomorrow (Oct. 9), competitive eating champ Joey Chestnut is defending his chicken chewing crown in the MLE Chow Down: Wedges And Wings, and Chestnut is doing some bone- crunching, belt-busting preparation.
Chestnut who this past May set the chicken chowing record by eating more than seven pounds of wings in 12 minutes has been putting back preposterous pounds of poultry, including a practice round this past Thursday (Oct. 4), where he ate 120 wings in 10 minutes.
But hes not resting his bones, and says, I was just practicing technique, I couldve done a lot better.
This quacking smackdown has an added bony bonus Chestnut is defending his belt against rival Takeru Kobayashi, whose title he ate up in the Nathans International July Fourth Hot Dog Eating Contest.
But the challenge is something he can stomach.
Chestnut says, I dont know what to expect from him, hes a truly amazing eater. But chicken wings are easy for me. Its something I eat on a normal basis.
The chicken chew-off airs October 18 on Spike TV.
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