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Joey Chestnut wins hot dog contest

Updated: July 4, 2012, 10:03 PM ET
By Mike Mazzeo | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Joey Chestnut did it again.

Chestnut tied his own world record, devouring 68 hot dogs in 10 minutes to capture his sixth consecutive Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest on Wednesday afternoon on Brooklyn's Coney Island.

Chestnut, a 28-year-old from San Jose, Calif., who is better known as "Jaws," also ate 68 hot dogs in 2009. He has won every Mustard Belt since 2007, and took home $10,000 for his efforts Wednesday.

"It feels great that I was able to tie the world ...

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