ESPN3 to cover Buffalo wing eating championship

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Buffalo’s annual wing fest is getting national attention this year.

The 13th annual National Buffalo Wing Festival will be covered by ESPN3, which will show the wing eating championship live at 5 p.m. on Sunday, August 31.

The event will be held at Coca-Cola Field in downtown Buffalo. Joey Chestnut, who is ranked number one in the world and took the mustard yellow belt at this year’s Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest, will compete along with female eating phenomenon Miki Sudo, who will defend her title at this year’s event.

ESPN3 is available over the web and on smartphones, tablets and devices such as AppleTV and Xbox. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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