Eating champs still top dogs Reigning hot dog eating champs Joey Chestnut and Sonya, defend their record titles by downing massive amounts of hot dogs at the 4th of July eating contest on Coney Island. July 5 2012 at 02:18pm Related Stories Comment Guidelines Please read our comment guidelines. Login and register, if you haven’ t already. Write your comment in the block below and click (Post As) Has a comment offended you? Hover your mouse over the comment and wait until a small triangle appears on the right-hand side. Click triangle () and select "Flag as inappropriate". Our moderators will take action if need be.