Joey Chestnut Eats 68 Hot Dogs; Kobayashi Downs 68.5 [Updated]

Kobayashi crushes it.

Had they actually competed in the same face-stuffing, the eating champions would have been neck-and-neck, but Joey Chestnut — defending champ — took home the prize in Coney Island, while Kobayashi outdid himself at the new Crif Dog Classic. [NBC Sports]

Update: A rep from, the company that officiated the Crif Dog Classic with Kobayashi, tells Grub Street that following extensive video review they realized there was a miscount with the finished plates and revised Kobi's count from 68.5 to 58.5.