Just moments after chomping his way to another victory at 610-WIP's Wing Bowl 18 yesterday, returning champion Jonathan "Super" Squibb was already looking forward to next year's contest.
Squibb, who downed 238 wings, just shy of the record of 241 devoured by three-time Wing Bowl champ Joey Chestnut is confident and looks forward to going up against Chestnut in the annual celebration of gluttony and strippers.
Although this year's event was amateur eaters only, WIP's Angelo Cataldi told us that pro eater Chestnut would be invited to compete in next year's gluttony contest to face Squibb, 24, of Berlin, NJ.
"He may be the best eater in Philly. He may be the best Philly eater of all time, but he's no Joey Chestnut," said a heavily intoxicated Chestnut about Super Squibb when we told him that Squibb said he thought he had a chance against Chestnut, who is a former winner of the Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating contest on Coney Island. The eating machine Chestnut, of San Jose, Calif., was banned from this year's all-amateur event. He was there in Rick "The Manager" Russo's entourage, which also included local pros Dave "U.S. Male" Goldstein and "Humble" Bob Shoudt.
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