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Joey Chestnut Breaks Another Eating Record

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Competitive eating legend Joey Chestnut has done it again! He set yet another world eating record.

The food guzzling phenomenon broke the World Shrimp Eating Record Saturday by consuming astonishing nine-pounds-and-four-ounces of shrimp in just eight minutes.

Chestnut was competing in the world Famous Saint Elmo Shrimp Cocktail Eating Championship in Indianapolis.

The previous record held by fellow competitive eater Erik Denmark. He ate four pounds and fifteen ounces in twelve minutes.

Chestnut also walked away a trophy and $1000.

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