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Check Out How Much Turkey Joey Chestnut Gobbled Down This Weekend

If you thought Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest was gross, you ain’t seen nothing yet.

On Saturday, The World Turkey-Eating Championship got an early start to the Thanksgiving festivities. World famous “competitive eater” Joey Chestnut downed 9.35 pounds of turkey, which was enough to set a brand new world record. For his reward, Joey pocketed $5,000. Imagine how many practice turkeys he could buy with that.

Gobble Gobble! Check out some of the footage above.


Matt Fox

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Fox has history in broadcasting that spans two decades. From his early days as an FM host and club DJ in the mid-90′s to his later experiences in political talk radio, he has always had a knack for combining topical news with his love for popular culture. Those experiences culminated in his position as executive producer for several radio shows featured in the TALKERS Heavy 100. Originally from New York, Fox has made the great pilgrimage down to sunny south Florida.

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