Joey Chestnut is being called the Michael Jordan of face-stuffing after his 10th victory at the annual Coney Island hot-dog fest. Or Babe Ruth. Or Muhammad Ali.

Joey Chestnut at 2017 Fourth of July Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest. Image via
In fact, he’s being called the greatest athlete of all time.

“Chestnut captured his 10th Mustard Belt on Tuesday by eating an event-record 72 hot dogs and buns in 10 minutes to win the 2017 Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest,” said Bleacher Report.

“It’s the second consecutive triumph for Chestnut, who’s won every Fourth of July showcase since 2007 except for the 2015 competition won by Matt Stonie. The Megatoad finished a disappointing third in this year’s battle of the friendly rivals with 48 hot dogs and buns. Carmen Cincotti enjoyed a breakout performance to come in second with 62.”

“Last year was rough,” Chestnut said in 2016. “This year was the best ever.”

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