Joey Chestnut wins eighth Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest in Coney Island

Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest is being held

Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest is being held today in Coney Island. (July 4, 2014 6:42 PM)

Joey "Jaws" Chestnut has won the annual Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest in Coney Island for the eighth time.

He ate 61 hot dogs and buns in 10 minutes. Chestnut had said he hoped to eat 70 hot dogs and break his current world record of 69.

Before the contest, the defending champion proposed to his longtime girlfriend Neslie Ricasa, who is also a competitive eater. She said yes.

Three-time...

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