A hot mess: wing eating contest at Hooters - FOX 13 News

A hot mess: wing eating contest at Hooters

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CLEARWATER (FOX 13) -

Ten minutes and16 renowned competitive eaters, sinking their jaws into 3,000 chicken wings at the Original Hooters in Clearwater Thursday night -- but only one can be crowned champion.

The world's top professionally ranked eaters united in a grueling 10-minute, all-you-can eat contest of Hooters world famous chicken wings to win cash prizes and the coveted title of Hooters Worldwide Wing-Eating Champion.

A saucy battle ensued as reigning wing-eating champ Joey Chesnutt attempted to defend his wing-eating champion title against two up-and-coming female competitive eaters, Miki Sudo and Michelle Lesco. Sudo threw down 192 wings in a pre-qualifying round in Las Vegas.

In the end, Joey Chestnutt defended his title and was crowned champion.

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