But he also basked in the moment. "I treat competitive eating like a sport, it's not like going to a buffet, I'm not a buffet buster".
Matt Stonie, the 2015 champion, finished in third with 48.
As many as 30,000 fans are expected to be on hand to watch the top eaters tackle as many Nathan's Famoushot dogs as they can in 10 minutes.
Competitive eating is an intense sport, with a hard training regimen. Sonya Thomas holds the record for women with 45 hots dogs eaten in 10 minutes in 2012. The Worldwide Leader even put its statisticians to work to reveal that since 2005, Chestnut had consumed 726 hot dogs in his Independence Day career heading into this year.
Miki Sudo won her fourth title in the woman's competition, eating 41 hot dogs in 10 minutes, according to ESPN.
The competition, where participants try to devour as many hot dogs with buns as they can in an allotted time, dates back to 1967 when Walter Paul won. So Chestnut and Stonie, for all their extraordinary powers, could just as easily be seen as everyday patriots.
Though there was obviously some bad blood, Kanye , Jay-Z and Beyonce have reportedly repaired their relationship since the feud. He was also supposed to be reimbursed for related music videos, which Tidal says it did not receive as described.
German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said Turkey had made such a request officially, but "it's not a good idea". Merkel told the German parliament Thursday that "protectionism can not be a solution" to the world's problems.
The fleet commander would not give an exact number of the bodies found because family notifications were still being made. The USS Dewey and two navy tugs had also been dispatched to provide help, as well as helicopters and other aircraft.
Forest Service from better managing its timber lands and increase the delivery of domestic timber products into the market". Canada has denied that it subsidizes the lumber industry because producers must pay market prices for wood.
Originally, they set the film in Los Angeles , but for financial reasons it was switched it to Atlanta, where it was shot. Here's the thing: I've had this movie in my head for so long, and the young stars of Hollywood change every 18 months.
Brzezinski said Trump's behaviour was "frightening and really sad for our country". "That is false", the hosts wrote . US President Donald Trump's White House is clarifying his allegations about wire tapping by US President Barack Obama.
Fourth Judicial District Attorney General Jimmy Dunn, in a written statement, agreed he could not prove his case against the boys. They said crews had worked tirelessly along with members of the ATF and National Parks Service to investigate the case.
The NBA award show might be one red carpet I care about. "You are wonderful , you're the MVP", she gushed. The Milwaukee Bucks' Malcolm Brogdon claimed the 2017 NBA Rookie of the Year Award on Monday night.
When Apple releases iOS 11 in the autumn, it's going to leave a handful of older iDevices behind. Passengers who are just riding in the vehicle will also be able to disable the safety feature.
Iran to sign landmark gas deal with French energy giant Total
Boeing Co. and its European rival Airbus have signed billions of dollars in deals with Iran Air, all already approved by the U.S. A second phase will be launched involving the construction of offshore compression facilities on the South Pars field.
Patients Have Died Under CA Right-to-Die Law
The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) released the 2016 End of Life Option Act (Act) first Annual Report. The law also states that doctors themselves should not prescribe the drug to them until n unless patients demand it.
Photos of the Day: NASA Test Creates Artificial Aurora
He has provided content for outlets such as: Aviation Week & Space Technology, Space.com, The Mars Society and Universe Today. The agency has been trying to launch the rocket from Wallops Flight Facility since May 31, with no success.
Medicaid remains sticking point in Senate ACA repeal bill
The Obamacare law expanded health insurance coverage to some 20 million people, in large part through an expansion of Medicaid . Forty-six percent said they want it to be changed so it does more and 7 percent said they want it changed so it does less.
Nintendo Offers RPGs with the Super NES Classic
Everyone's excited about the SNES Classic Edition , what with its twee 90's look and fantastic selection of games . The system still has a great price point of only $79.99, which is $20 more than the NES Classic.
Celebrations as FARC Complies with Weapons Handover
Courts: Those accused of crimes in the conflict will go before special courts and could get reduced sentences if they confess. The monitors said they had also found and emptied 77 out of the Farc's 900 arms caches hidden around the countryside.
Vidal offers his semi-final verdict
Germany meet Mexico in Sochi on Thursday, a night after Portugal meet Chile in the first semi-final in Kazan . Compared to the Portuguese superstar in Real Madrid , with a smart ass.
Bill Cosby's Accuser Takes The Stand In Sexual Assault Trial
She also said Cosby was mentoring her for a career in sports broadcast. "You knew Cosby was a married man, right?" she asked. More than 50 women have said that Cosby assaulted them, but the statute of limitations has run out in almost all cases.
Key US Republican threatens to block arms to Gulf
A $500 million sale of precision-guided munitions that was part of that package was already cleared through Congress last month. The decision could jeopardize a $110bn arms deal that Mr Trump announced with Saudi Arabia in May.