Five-time hot-dog eating world champion Joey Chestnut, left, stares down women's record-holder Sonya "The Black Widow" Thomas, center, during a weigh-in for contestants in the annual Coney Island ... more 
Five-time hot-dog eating world champion Joey Chestnut, left, stares down women's record-holder Sonya "The Black Widow" Thomas, center, during a weigh-in for contestants in the annual Coney Island Fourth of July international hot-dog eating contest in New York, Tuesday, July 3, 2012, at City Hall Park in New York. The event will take place midday Wednesday, July 4, at Coney Island in Brooklyn. Chestnut will try to break his own world record of downing 68 hot dogs and buns in 10 minutes. Thomas will headline the women's competition, facing 14 female eaters from the U.S. and Canada. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Kathy Willens
Tue, Jul 3, 2012 4:49 PM EDT