Joey Chestnut won the World's Chicken Spiedie Eating Championship tonight at Tioga Downs in Nichols, NY tonight.  Chestnut out- ate 13 other competitors to win the title.  He ate 13.75 chicken spiedies in 10 minutes.  The next closest competitor consumed 9.75 spiedies.

Lupos and Tioga Downs were the local sponsors for the event.  Chestnut won the Hooters Chicken Wing Eating contest in Las Vegas earlier in the week.  He has been "The Man" among competitors who have tried to make a name for themselves in eating competitions.

Following the event Chestnut said he would definitely plan on returning next summer to defend his championship.  He said now that he has tried spiedies he will be even more prepared  next summer.