Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest 2012: NY Mayor to Preside 4th of July Contest Weigh-in

By on Jul 3, 2012 in Events, United States, World Comments
Joey Chestnut at the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest

Joey Chestnut at Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest
Image Credit: NY Daily News

The 2012 Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest will be the 97th year that the event will be held in New York City. Mayor Michael Bloomberg is reportedly gracing the annual weigh-in ceremony on Tuesday, June 3, 2012.

According to US news sites that day, the NY City Mayor will be present during the weigh-in at the City Hall Park.

Defending hotdog eating contest champions, Joey Chestnut and Sonya (The Black Widow) Thomas, are expected to draw the crowd during the event. Chestnut aims to win his sixth consecutive hotdog eating title while Thomas will be defending her title against 13 other female competitors.

The actual Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest 2012 will be held Wednesday, July 4 on Coney Island.

Among the top-ranked hotdog eaters who will join the 2012 hot dog eating contest include Patrick Bertoletti, Eater X Janus and Crazy Legs Conti.

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