183 Wings Eaten by Sonya “Black Widow” Thomas Is the New Eating Record for the 10th Annual Buffalo Wings Festival

By on Sep 6, 2011 in Amazing, United States, World Comments


Sonya ‘Black Widow’ Thomas
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Sonya “The Black Widow” Thomas set a new competitive eating record after she scarfed down 183 chicken wings in 12 minutes during the 10th Annual Buffalo Wings Festival last Sunday, according to several international news sites.

Based on reports, Sonya Thomas beat eating marvel Joey “Jaws” Chestnut, who came in second with 174 wings.

Recent reports also mentioned that ‘Black Widow’ ate close to 4.8 pounds of meat during the 12 minute contest where she beat her previous wing record by two wings.

Sonya Thomas took home $1,500, while Chestnut got $750.

Moreover, reports said Thomas has set 38 competitive eating records and has won the Buffalo Wing Eating contest 6 times.

The National Buffalo Wing Festival is a weekend festival held at Coca -Cola Field in downtown Buffalo, New York in order to celebrate the Buffalo style chicken wing, reports said.

The festival is held on Labor Day weekend and culminates with the International Federation of Competitive Eating, Inc. (IFOCE) Buffalo Wing Eating Contest.



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